Upon the one hundredth reincarnation of the Lotus empress, the dark god Kashmeru would send out his shadow army–Pishacha–to destroy the reborn empress, which in turn would bring about the collapse of the universe. The world changed at the time of the Eradication. The New Asian Administration outlawed mages, forbidding any use of their powers. To protect her imprisoned family, Mayhara Guatama made a deal to surrender her mage status and pledge her life to the New Order. Years have passed, the chaos from the upheaval long since settled. Or so Mayhara believed… until she receives a mysterious message pleading for her help.
In the heart of Atlanta, a virus has escaped the CDC and transformed most of the population of the southeastern US into homicidal cannibals. As society rapidly crumbles under the hordes of infected, three people—Ethan, a Memphis police officer; Cade, a former IDF sharpshooter; and Brandt, a lieutenant in the US Marines—band together against the oncoming crush of death and terror. As they hole up in a safe house in Mississippi, others join them in their bid for survival. When an attack of the infected forces them to flee, they encounter more danger than they bargained for. And one man’s desperate search for answers in Memphis uncovers information that heralds a horrific possibility that there may be more to the virus than first suspected.
Kevin Martinez and the Crimson Knights
Halloween night had been good for seventh grader Kevin Martinez and his friends. Kevin’s crush had joined them for trick or treating, and they had scored tons of candy. The fun soon ends, however, when they are bullied into entering the infamous ‘House on Crimson Street’—an abandoned house whose previous owners disappeared under mysterious circumstances.