Autumn Countdown Blitz with @lovingthebook
Day 8 – The Temple of the Exploding Head Omnibus by Ren Garcia
Ren has been an avid lover of anything surreal since childhood. He also has a passion for caving, urban archeology, taking pictures of clouds, and architecture. He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, and their four dogs.
settled on Kana thousands of years ago. They found it to be a paradise, a
perfect, virtually uninhabited planet waiting just for them in the cradle of
Simmering beneath the ground was a demented god who had soaked Kana in blood
for untold ages, luring in victims, lying to them, and rejoicing in their
suffering as they died at the hands of his dark angels.
his Temple in the ground, the Horned God stirs.
young man troubled by the weight of the world, dares give his heart to a girl
from a mysterious ancient household, one that pre-dates the League itself, he
comes to know the shadows of the past that hover over her.
and for love he is destined to face him. All roads lead to the Temple of the
Exploding Head, a place of evil and death, rooted in the ancient past, but also
tied to the distant future.
the gods are still punishing us…”
you ever heard of Countess Fercandia, Kay?” she asked as they walked down the
corridor heading toward the eastern section of the castle, Kay’s boots clicking
on the tiles.
the Haitathe to survive. Countess Fercandia was a warrior who fought at her
lord’s side, and she fought with a CARG, just like he did. Her CARG wasn’t big
and heavy like her lord’s. It was smaller and lighter, something that she could
use. It was still a CARG, just different. I wanted you to see it. I thought you
might be inspired.” Her face filled with motherly love and pride. She touched
his cheek. “And, maybe you wouldn’t be so hard on yourself. Look at you, just a
little boy, yet so burdened. I can sense it, Kay. I know you’ve been hurting.”