Author(s): Rjurik Davidson
A new age has dawned in Caeli-Amur An oppressive regime has been overthrown and the city's citizens are finally in power. Yet all is not well. The people are starving and many call for violence against their enemies. And when the seditionist leader Aceline is murdered, the trail leads to a conspiracy in the shadows ...Meanwhile, in the vast imperial metropolis of Varenis, another power begins to move against Caeli-Amur. Will its people survive these threats, or will an uneasy peace descend into blood and violence?
A novel of twisted politics, secret societies and magic in an ancient city rife with sedition. This is the stunning sequel to Unwrapped Sky.
Rjurik Davidson is a winner of the Ditmar Award as Best New Talent and the Aurealis Award for his short fiction. His first book was a collection, The Library of Forgotten Books. A columnist, and a literary and film critic, he lives in Melbourne, Australia. The Stars Askew is his second novel, following Unwrapped Sky.