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Tales from the Ninth World



Each world stretched across vast millennia of time. Each played host to a race whose civilizations rose to supremacy but eventually died or scattered, disappeared or transcended. During the time that each world flourished, those that ruled it spoke to the stars, reengineered their physical bodies, and mastered form and essence, all in their own unique ways.

Each left behind remnants.

The people of the new world—the Ninth World—sometimes call these remnants magic, and who are we to say they’re wrong? But most give a unique name to the legacies of the nigh-unimaginable past. They call them...


Tales from the Ninth World is an anthology of three hefty short stories set against the evocative world of Monte Cook's Numenera roleplaying game. In these stories, you’ll get a peek into the lives of isolated nobles, urban thieves, and a band of adventurers unlike any you’ve encountered before.

The Ninth World is filled with stories. Come explore it.

Note: Your purchase includes PDF, MOBI, and EPUB formats of this book. The PDF format (only) includes preview content from the Numenera roleplaying game. Even if you prefer to read this book on a MOBI or EPUB device, be sure to also download the PDF to see your Numenera preview!

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February 14th, 2014
NO Spoilers here. :) Great teasers, but very short. It makes me want to find out what happens to the characters. I hope they make full length novels. So I give the writing and uniqueness 5stars and the length 3stars. Round it off to 4. [...]
February 2nd, 2014
Entertaining and enlightening tales about the nature of Numenera – particularly the strangeness of the world, and the uniqueness of this setting. Shanna Germain's "The Taste of Memory" is easily the best story here, offering a vibrant and [...]
December 21st, 2013
It is a nice anthology, the engagement with the tales is quite varied. I personally felt more immersed with the one written by Shanna, her characters are perhaps deeper. The stories are all interesting. For its price, it is highly recommended! [...]
December 20th, 2013
Decent stories that are helpful in getting a feel for the world. [...]
September 14th, 2013
I thoroughly enjoyed these 3 short tales to get a better sense of the world and style of Numenera! 8') [...]
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