A Shield Against the Darkness is the origin story of the Daedalus crew, and a prequel to Assassins of the Lost Kingdom by E.J. Blaine.
It's a retro-pulp action yarn in which mages, mad science, secret societies, occult threats, and lost worlds meet globe-trotting, sky-high aerial action and two-fisted heroism, like the pulp novels of old!
CREATURES OF THE NIGHT…
When Rachel Meyer’s boyfriend Warren Storey is abducted by a mysterious party, she hires shadowrunners to find him and bring him back.
But the runners uncover a plot by one Doctor Oslo Wake to transform all metahumans into the walking dead. Wake is developing a new strain of the virus that still causes vampirism, and Warren has become a test subject to... [click here for more]
April, 1925 finds ace pilot Jack McGraw fleeing hostile fighter planes and a mysterious zeppelin over the skies of New Jersey. Then a woman from his past invites him to dinner at Thomas Edison's home and drafts him into the A.E.G.I.S. foundation. And that's just Monday. Jack's mission is to fly an experimental aircraft and lead a crew consisting of his comrades from the Great War against a well-funded... [click here for more]
In Cities of the Dead
Vladawen the Titanslayer, the high priest of a dead elven god, continues his quest to resurrect his deity. Following prophecies and portents, he and his companions head first to Hollowfaust, the dread City of Necromancers, and then into the wasteland beyond to explore the ruined cities of the Slarecians, a people so vile the gods and titans cooperated to destroy... [click here for more]
Before the Titan, Tremble
All seems lost for Vladawen, high priest of the forgotten god of the elves. His epic quest to resurrect his deity lies in ruins, usurped by the Goddess of Murder herself, Belsameth, and her acolytes.
He has sacrificed all in His forgotten name, gaining little for his suffering but the scorn of those he loves. Desperate and despairing, the elf journeys... [click here for more]
July, 1926 finds ace pilot Jack McGraw and scientist Dorothy “Doc” Starr hot on the trail of evil agents murdering prominent captains of industry—a trail that leads them to face an old enemy they thought vanquished. With the backing of Thomas Edison's A.E.G.I.S. foundation, Jack and Doc use their light reconnaissance airship Daedalus to travel to the Himalayas, where a deeper mystery... [click here for more]
LOST ON THE RED PLANET!
When erudite ape Professor Khan and rough-and-tumble cowboy Bulls-Eye Gutierrez are zapped away on a one-way trip to Mars, they are thrown into a world in chaos. Under the malevolent gaze of the Weather Witch, Princess Cyclone, our heroes face the intrigue and war raging across an alien world. Will they survive long enough for the other Centurions to build... [click here for more]