George R. R. Martin is the #1 New York Times bestselling
author of many novels, including the acclaimed series A Song of Ice
and Fire—A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A
Feast for Crows, and A Dance with Dragons. As a writer-producer, he
has worked on The Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast, and various
feature films and pilots that were never made. He lives with the
lovely Parris in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Daniel Abraham has been nominated for the Hugo, the Nebula, and the World Fantasy awards, and won the International Horror Guild Award. He has written the graphic novel adaptations of George R. R. Martin’s Fevre Dream and “Skin Trade,” as well as original scripts for Wild Cards: The Hard Call.
Tommy Patterson’s illustrator credits include Farscape for Boom! Studios, the movie adaptation The Warriors for Dynamite Entertainment, and Tales from Wonderland: The White Night, Red Rose, and Stingers for Zenescope Entertainment.
"Grabs hold and won't let go. It's brilliant."--Robert Jordan
"Reminiscent of T. H. White's "The Once and Future King", this novel is an absorbing combination of the mythic, the sweepingly historical, and the intensely personal."--"Chicago Sun-Times
"From the Trade Paperback edition."