Book I of Battle Circle. They were the first who dared to enter the badlands: Sol, many of many weapons; Sola, his wife; and Sos who loved them both. The kill-spirits of the blast were retreating taking with them the evil that the old books called radiation. But still the badlands held their secrets – terrible secrets that lay in wait for those who dared to return. And yet there was no other way, for Sos was pledged to follow Sol – and Sol had been chosen to build a dream, the same dream which had been built so many times, eons before…Cover art by Patrick Woodroffe.