Mordew

October 30, 2020
Mordew

GOD LIES DEFEATED, his corpse hidden in the catacombs beneathMordew.On the surface, the streets of this the sea-battered city areslick with the Living Mud and the half-formed, short-livedcreatures it spawns - creatures that die and are swept down fromthe Merchant Quarter by the brooms of the workers and relentlessrains, where they rot in the slums.There, a young boy called Nathan Treeves lives with his parents,eking out a meagre existence by picking treasures from the LivingMud - until one day his mother, desperate and starving, sells himto the mysterious Master of Mordew.The Master derives his power from feeding on the corpse of God.But Nathan, despite his fear and lowly station, has his ownstrength – and it is greater than the Master has ever known. Greatenough to destroy everything the Master has built. If only Nathancan discover how to use it.So it is that the Master begins to scheme against him - andNathan has to fight his way through the betrayals, secrets, andvendettas of the city where God was murdered, and darknessreigns...WELCOME TO MORDEW – THE FIRST IN A FANTASTIC NEW TRILOGY FROMTHE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE-SHORTLISTED WRITER, ALEX PHEBY.