By Steven Savile
Feared and reviled, the reclusive necrarch vampires lurk of their lairs, engrossed in mad experiments and goals of wicked glory. whilst this sort of foul creatures invades an Empire city and slaughters its population, its knight protector, the growing old hero Reinhardt Metzger swears vengeance. accumulating a military, he leads his males to the vampire's fort for an epic war of words opposed to the forces of evil.
Curse of the Necrarch brings you ugly horror from the writer of the Von Carstein trilogy.
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Publisher: CreateSpace self reliant Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2013-10-11
Number of Pages: 334
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Kaspar stood, trapped by the impossibility of what he was seeing. Even as his mind screamed: run! his legs refused to obey. He didn’t even reach for his sword as the creature of mud and leaves and long dead bones lurched forward, shambling towards him with its claws of rotten wood reaching out for him. It stood almost twice his height, arms dragging the floor, dirt and leaves falling off it as it lumbered forward. Its macabre flesh shifted and writhed, the dirt sloughing from the wood, the brittle bones sliding from shoulder to hip and up through the thing’s chest only to work their way back to its broad shoulders again.
Kaspar listened as Metzger named the trees and the birds and countless other things for young Lammert. The child cried, desperately hungry, and they couldn’t feed it with meat killed on the move. Unlike them, a child could not hope to live long without food, and there was no way of knowing how long the babe had been abandoned before they had found him. On the eve of the first dawn, when the child’s cries were unbearable, Kaspar remembered a small farmstead that ought to have been near: one of the more distant outliers.
His fist clenched around the hilt of his sword, and rammed it into the dead man’s chest, up between the third and fourth ribs. The blade cut through the dead man’s heart. Kaspar jerked it savagely, and jammed the blade down again, working the thing’s ribcage open with a crack of bones. A third blow opened it up fully, tearing through the striated muscle, and even as it grasped for his throat, he leaned down to reach in with his bare hands and tear out its heart. Whatever ungodly force had animated the corpse, rending its heart was enough to drive it out.
Curse of the Necrarch by Steven Savile