THE KINGby Artwork: Iacopo Bruno
In the huge continent of Valdar, Manatasi is a young Waranatu king, who grew up at the edge of civilization. When he learns about the forthcoming inauguration of a huge city, where people and caravans from all over the continent are gathering, he leaves the jungle to begin a journey of discovery together with Sirasa, his young and faithful shaman.
On his way to the city, he has to defend a mother and her young daughter from aggressive bandits. He forms an alliance with a restless enchanter with the Bracelet of Guilt to redeem the crimes of his people. He gets to meet the cold Priests who read the Wheel of Fate and he fights Darkblood, the hired killer with no feelings. All this in an attempt to awake a Sleeping God, whose restless sleep makes the mountains tremble. Driven by a fierce thirst for knowledge and a heroic
naivety, Manatasi must decide what price he wants
to pay to be remembered among the heroes who can
A traditional fantasy novel with an innovative
protagonist overturning all the stereotypes of this genre
An impressive mix of impulsive, loyal, defeated, cruel
characters, driven by honour, attracted by power and betrayal
A great and unique system of Magic Arts including and bending together Magic of Instinct, shamanism, witchcraft, Greek gods, African magic and infernal demons. A role game based on this novel is produced by the top ranked Italian company in the role games field.
Published in Italy by Fazi Editore, the Italian publisher of the Twilight saga
Rights sold to Belgium, Germany and Holland
Format: cm 22.5 x 15.5
Artwork: Iacopo Bruno