The Executioness

The Executioness

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"Magic has a price. But someone else will pay. Every time a spell is cast, a bit of bramble sprouts, sending up tangling vines, bloody thorns, and threatening a poisonous sleep. It sprouts in tilled fields and in neighbors' roof beams, thrusts up from between street cobbles, and bursts forth from sacks of powdered spice. A bit of magic, and bramble follows. A little at first, and then more--until whole cities are dragged down under tangling vines and empires lie dead, ruins choked by bramble forest. Monuments to people who loved magic too much."--From publisher's description on jacket flap.
"In paired novellas, award-winning authors Tobias S. Buckell and Paolo Bacigalupi explore a shared world where magic is forbidden"--Jkt.
Publisher: Burton, MI : Subterranean Press, 2011, c2010
Edition: 1st ed. deluxe hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781596063549
1596063548
Characteristics: 102 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Bacigalupi, Paolo
Drummond, J. K.

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