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Welcome to the Information Page for the 2005 Version of "The Trigregos Gambit"

"Goddess Gambit"

– Now available from Phantacea Publications –

Eyemouth over cover for Gambitsedonic eyes"For the Dead to Thrive, the Living must Die!"

So proclaims Nergal Vetala, the Blood Queen of Hadd.

When her soldier falls out of the sky she's not only back in the pink again – as in arterial – she reckons she's found the perfect foil through which to play, and win, a Trigregos Gambit.

She might be right as well.

Thus Ends 'The Thrice-Cursed Godly Glories' Trilogy


For more on the actual celestial phenomena upon which the eye-collages were based, click here. There's additional information re the Sedonic Eye here and here. The complete cover for Phase One #1 is here whereas yet another variation of it is here. The left eye double-click is the full cover for "Goddess Gambit", artwork by Verne Andru 2011/2. The right eye double-click is of Ian Bateson's enduring, 1986 Sedonic Eye as prepared by Jim McPherson, 2011. Gambit's main webpage is here.

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Welcome to Jim McPherson's PHANTACEA Mythos Online

"The 1000 Days of Disbelief" is not only 3/3rds Done, it's E-done (albeit for Kindle, not kidding nor kindling)

In part to celebrate the 35th Year of Anheroic Fantasy, Phantacea Publications is pleased to announce that "Feeling Theocidal", Book One of the trilogy, and all three mini-novels extracted from 1000-Daze are available on the Kindle platform from amazon.com and a number its affiliates worldwide.

Alternative covers for Goddess Gambitcovers and characters from Janna FangfingersSubtitled Sedonplay, Sedon Plague and Sedon Purge, the mini-novels commence, continue and conclude Book Two of 'The Thrice-Cursed Godly Glories' trilogy.

Watch for e-versions of Book Three, "Goddess Gambit", and its full-length predecessor in the Launch 1980 story cycle, "The War of Apocalyptics", coming soon from Phantacea Publications.

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Like the first two mini-novels extracted from 1000-Daze, "The Death's Head Hellion" and "Contagion Collectors", "Janna Fangfingers" contains a book-specific character companion. An Auctorial Prefatory and the opening chapter extracted from Gambit round out a 230-page volume bargain-priced at only $12.00 per book CAD and USD, vastly less as an e-book.

(Please note: although their character companions are for the most part applicable to Feel Theo, in large measure they're not so much so to either War-Pox or Gambit, which tend to feature characters more prevalent in the phantacea comic books and web-serials.)

Together they carry on recording the multi-millennia-long chronicles of the gods and goddesses, the demons and monsters, of antique mythologies — the same seemingly endless saga also presented in the 1990 graphic novel, "Forever & 40 Days — The Genesis of phantacea", and the three, thus-far-published, full-length mosaic novels featuring Jim McPherson's Phantacea Mythos.

Variations on covers prepared for Goddess Gambit

Each of the mini-novels is complete unto itself. Among many another character, they feature Thrygragos Everyman and his firstborn Unities (the incomparable Harmony, Thunder & Lightning Lord Order and Uncle Abe Chaos) in their freewheeling prime. On top of that, Fangers presents a framing story set in 5980 Year of the Dome. As such it could be considered a prequel to the Launch 1980 story cycle that began in earnest with War-Pox and eventually picks up again in Gambit.

[Check out www.phantacea.com for extracts, synopses, teasers, and a grab bag of even more intriguing graphics pertinent to Phantacea Publications' 35th anniversary.]

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Cover for the Death's Head Hellion, artwork prepared by Jim McPherson, 2010Cover for the Contagion Collectors, artwork prepared by Jim McPherson, 2010

"Forever & 40 Days — The Genesis of PHANTACEA", a graphic novel with additional features written by Jim McPherson, "Feeling Theocidal" (Book One of 'The Thrice Cursed Godly Glories'), "The War of the Apocalyptics" (the opening entry in the Launch 1980 story cycle), the three mini-novels, "The Death's Head Hellion", "Contagion Collectors" and "Janna Fangfingers", that comprise "The 1000 Days of Disbelief" (Book Two of 'The Thrice Cursed Godly Glories'), the trilogy's concluding novel, "Goddess Gambit", the graphic novel "Phantacea Revisited 1: The Damnation Brigade", "Nuclear Dragons"(the second, full-length entry in the Launch 1980 story cycle), plus the latest graphic novel, "Phantacea Revisited 2: Cataclysm Catalyst", and "Helios on the Moon", the culminating entry in the Launch 1980 story cycle, should be available at your favourite book stops.

If they're not, kindly direct local librarians and neighbourhood booksellers to www.phantacea.com in order to start rectifying that sad situation. Either that or, if you're feeling even more proactive, click here, copy the link, paste it into an email and send it to them, along with everyone else you reckon could use a double dose of anheroic fantasy. It will certainly be appreciated.

Help build the buzz. The more books sell, the faster the PHANTACEA Mythos spreads.


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Covers for Feeling Theocidal and Forever and Forty DaysTwo Ian  Bateson covers of the same scene

Individual copies of "Feeling Theocidal", "The War of the Apocalyptics", the three mini-novels comprising "The Thousand Days of Disbelief" ("The Death's Head Hellion", "Contagion Collectors" and "Janna Fangfingers") and "Goddess Gambit" can be ordered from amazon.com and its affiliates, including amazon.ca and amazon.co.uk, as well as from Barnes & Noble.

Libraries, bookstores and bookseller collectives can place bulk orders through Ingram Books, Ingram International, Baker & Taylor, Coutts Information Services, and a large number of other distributors worldwide.

E-books for Kindle, Kindle Fire, I-pad, I-phone and other applications can be ordered through amazon.com, amazon.co.uk and other amazon affiliates worldwide. An interactive e-book containing the entirety of "Feeling Theocidal", as built specifically for Adobe Reader, is available direct from the publisher. (Certified cheques or money orders only, please.) E-books on other platforms are also available. Check you favourite online bookseller for the latest list and ordering instructions for Phantacea Publications.

BookFinder.com lists the latest releases from Phantacea Publications along with a goodly number of additional booksellers carrying them. Also listed therein are almost all of the PHANTACEA Mythos print and e-publications, including the graphic novel and some of the comic books.

Another interesting option for the curious is Chegg, which has a rent-a-book program. Thus far its search engine shows no results for phantacea (any style or permutation thereof) but it does recognize Jim McPherson (a variety of them) and the titles of many releases from Phantacea Publications.

As for the Whole Earth (other than the Hidden Continent of Sedon's Head, at least as far as I can say and always assuming it's still around in what be its 61st century), well, this page contains a list of a few other websites where you can probably order the novels in a variety of currencies and with credit cards.

Of course you can always email or send me your order(s) via surface mail. No matter where you live or what currency you prefer to use, I'll figure out a way to fill your order(s) myself. Just be aware that I can only accept certified cheques or money orders. Plus, I'll have to charge an additional 12% to cover Canadian and provincial goods and sales taxes as well as Canada Post rates for shipping.

I do use bubble mailers, though.


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"The Trigregos Gambit"

Printable Webpage for 2005 Revision

Summer 2005

  1. Introduction
  2. Premise
  3. Chapter Titles & Pagination
  4. Synopses of 2005 Gambit's Sample Chapters (Lynx 1, 2 & 3)
  5. Sample Chapters

Logo prepared on PHOTOSHOP for the Trigregos Gambit by Jim McPherson, 2005

PHANTACEA on the Web

  • written by Jim McPherson
  • unless otherwise noted the web-design, photographs and/or scanning are by Jim McPherson
  • where applicable artwork is as noted in the mouse-over text

© copyright 2005 Jim McPherson

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INTRODUCTION


The launching of the Cosmic Express took place on Sunday, the 30th of November 1980. On the Hidden Continent of Sedon’s Head it was Sedonda, the 30th of Maruta 5980. The Cosmic Express never reached the Whole Earth’s Outer Space. It did, however, reach an aspect of its Inner Space. Briefly.’

Thus begins “The Trigregos Gambit”, another installment of Jim McPherson's PHANTACEA Mythos. "The Trigregos Gambit" has approximately 160,000 words. This works out to slightly more than 700 pages, double-spaced and in Times New Roman 12-point type.

This back-grounder consists of the novel’s premise, a list of chapter titles and a pagination breakdown. Lynx 1, 2 & 3 will take you to synopses for the three sample chapters provided on a separate webpage. A serialized version of this novel appeared on PHANTACEA on the Web in the late Nineties. Information on this serial can be found beginning at http://www.phantacea.info/synop2.htm.

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PREMISE

On the Inner Earth of Sedon’s Head the gods and goddesses, the demons and monsters of ancient myths and legends continue to exist. The Latin word for god is ‘deus’. The Romans spelt it ‘DEVS’. Collectively, the Hidden Continent's immortal gods and goddesses calls themselves ‘Devas’, which is also a Vedic term for gods. Their offspring, by themselves, are called ‘azuras’. Devas and azuras are names for deities in both Hindu and Zoroastrian Faiths. Monotheists call gods and goddesses ‘devils’. In the PHANTACEA Mythos, the gods and goddesses, who are physical beings with, more often than not, 3-eyes, together with their immediate offspring, who are invisible Spirit Beings with as many eyes as the shells they occupy, make up the ‘devazur’ race.

Nergal Vetala is the Blood Queen of Hadd, the Land of the Ambulatory Dead. She is the lone devic vampire. Her azuras are known as Vetalazurs or Lazurs for short. They animate Haddit Zombies. Another kind of azura, the Sangazurs, animate the Warrior Dead or Valhallans. For 35 years she has been unable to prevent the encroachment of the Living on her realm. Then her soldier falls out of the sky and she’s back in the pink again. As in arterial.

The Trigregos Talismans are a curved blade, a mirror that can be used as a shield and a bloodstone tiara. The Head’s anti-devazur movement cherish them as the Three Sacred Objects because they reputedly can be used to kill devils. For exactly the same reason devils call them the Three Accursed Objects. (You can them the Thrice-Cursed Godly Glories if you like, because that's what they're known as in "Feeling Theocidal", which is now available for ordering.)

They’ve been separated for hundreds of years, since roughly the onset of the 1000 Days of Disbelief to be precise. However, they're composed of Brainrock-Gypsium, the remnants of the Big Bang's Primordial Godhead. Due to the PHANTACEA-fact this Godstuff is both transmutable and teleportive, if you found one it should lead you between-space to the other two.

At stake is mastery of devils, the gods and goddesses of not just the Living. At stake as well, potentially, should be mastery over the entire Headworld. Not surprisingly, when one of them finally shows up again, it suddenly seems like nearly everyone wants all three of them. Too bad, as Nergal Vetala should know better than most, everyone who ever played a Trigregos Gambit in the past has lost.

It won't happen this time, though. Not once her slavish soldier, who might be an incarnation of Chrysaor Attis, a dominant figure in 'Feel Theo', and who calls her Goddess, acquires all three of them and becomes Trigregos Incarnate.

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Chapter by Chapter Titles & Pagination

1. Pregame-Gambit 1: MEANWHILE, ON THE INNER EARTH – pp 1-22
2. Pregame-Gambit 2: THE DEVIANT DEAD – pp 23-44 (synopsis)
3. Pregame-Gambit 3: FANGS FIGHTS HER OWN BATTLES – pp 45-65
4. Pregame-Gambit 4: THARTARRE’S STORY 1: WRONG-HANDED THUMBS – pp 66-86
5. Pregame-Gambit 5: THARTARRE’S STORY 2: JUSTIFIABLE MATRICIDE – pp 87-107
6. Pregame-Gambit 6: CHOMPING THE COSMICAR’S FOUR – pp 108-137
7. Pregame-Gambit 7: SEDON’S STOOGE– pp 138-171 (synopsis)
8. Pregame-Gambit 8: AMATORY ANTS – pp 172-200
9. Game-Gambit 1: A DINQ, A DOINQ AND A DANQ– pp 201-227
10. Game-Gambit 2: THE THREE GUINEA PIGS BLUFF – pp 228-251
11. Game-Gambit 3: HADD’S BLOODY GODDESS – pp 252-269
12. Game-Gambit 4: MORG’S YOUNG DADDY DEATH – pp 270-295
13. Game-Gambit 5: NON-MELTING MIRRORS – pp 296-314
14. Game-Gambit 6: KRONOKRONOS CANNON FODDER – pp 315-340
15. Game-Gambit 7: TRIGREGOS NEPHEW – pp 341-363
16. Game-Gambit 8: FREESPIRIT NIHILA – pp 364-382
17. Game-Gambit 9: DEVIL REBEL – pp 383-399
18. Game-Gambit 10: FAREWELL, GREAT BYRON – pp 400-417
19. Game-Gambit 11: RE-BEGIN GAME, DAMNATION – pp 418-445
20. Game-Gambit 12: TETHYS DRAWS TROUBLE – pp 446-475
21. Game-Gambit 13: ENDGAMES INEVITABLE – pp 476-506
22. Endgame-Gambit 1: DAMNATION IN PANE – pp 507-537
23. Endgame-Gambit 2: THE DIVER DIGESTS GODSTUFF – pp 538-565
24. Endgame-Gambit 3: DUST DEVILS – pp 566-597
25. Endgame-Gambit 4: MORG’S A MORGUE – pp 598-627
26. Endgame-Gambit 5: PSYCHO SOUL GRENADES – pp 628-663 (synopsis)
27. Endgame-Gambit 6: D-DAY FOR D-BRIG – pp 664-696
28. Endgame-Gambit 7: EVERYONE LOSES EVENTUALLY – pp 697-715

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Synopses of Sample Chapters


Pregame-Gambit 2: THE DEVIANT DEAD – pp 23-44

'The Launching of the Cosmic Express' takes place on the 30th of November 1980. It's launched from the tri-peaked, largely manmade Outer Earth landform known as Centauri Island. On the Hidden Continent of Sedon’s Head the date is the 30th of Maruta, 5980 Year of the Dome. Jordan Tethys is aware of its launching but is as yet unaware that it didn't make it to Outer Space. He's in Petrograd, the capital city of Greater Godbad's north-easternmost province, New Iraxas. The Subcontinent of Aka Godbad is Sedon's Lower Jaw and Goatee. Across the Gulf of Aka is old Iraxas, Sedon's Mutton Chop, what's now known as Hadd, the Land of the Ambulatory Dead.

Tethys is a deviant. When conceived one, the other, or both, of a deviant's birth-parents is/are, by definition, possessed of a devil. Because of his deviancy, Jordy's been coming back for most of 2,000 years. He does so usually in the bodies of his terminally ill offspring, boys and girls. They immediately become better; albeit with he in them, not they in themselves. He's also known as the Legendarian because he makes his living as a storyteller. Like most deviants he has a great many talents that can best be characterized as supranormal. For one, he has a Brainrock quill. He draws stuff with it. Can do some impressive things with his drawings.

Fangfingers, the second so named, is a vampire. Her life-name was Janna Somata. She's a deviant too. In the absence of its goddess, Nergal Vetala, who hasn't been seen for 35 years, she's Hadd's regent. 500 years ago, when she was altogether alive and he was in a different incarnation, they were lovers. She had plenty of lovers when she was altogether alive. One of them was a devil. Not just any devil either. He was Unholy Abaddon, one of Thrygragos Lazareme's firstborn, the Unity of Chaos. Her devic half-mother was his Unholiness's immediate sister, Harmonia, the Unity of Balance. Back then Abe Chaos disposed of Harmonia with the Susasword, one of the Trigregos Talismans.

Janna Fangfingers tracks the Legendarian down in a beer hall, -- Jordy likes his beer. Dozens of stars have disappeared from the night's sky above the Hidden Headworld. The Head's Night's Sky is the aforementioned Cathonic Zone or Dome. It's composed of the essence of the Moloch Sedon Himself. He could be the monotheists' Devil. Monotheists are prevalent on the Outer Earth. Not so on the Inner Earth, where most religious sorts worship devil-gods, many of whom walk amongst them quite openly on a daily basis.

Stars in the Dome, aka the Sedon Sphere, are cathonitized devils. Over sixty of them are no longer shining upstairs, in the heavens. That means the devils themselves have been decathonitized. Second Fangs is terrified of encountering a few of them. She wants Jordy to draw her to Abe Chaos. He'll protect her. Instead, off of the nib of his Brainrock quill, come dozens of Athenan War Witches, Life's Defenders.

Among them are two characters that feature throughout "The Trigregos Gambit". These are Morgianna Sarpedon, the Morrigan, and Lady Achigan, Fisherwoman. Morg, the Hecate-Hellions' as well as the Athenans' Superior Sarpedon, wears an invisible demon. She's after the Trigregos Talismans. Fish, besides being amphibious and prawn-prone to spouting fishisms, is the best witch in the world, both sides of it. She wants to destroy the Trigregos Talismans.

Jordy doesn't hang around to finish his beer.

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Pregame-Gambit 7: SEDON’S STOOGE – pp 138-171

'The Launching of the Cosmic Express'took place on the 30th of November 1980. That was a Sunday. On the Hidden Continent of Sedon’s Head, its equivalent, the 30th of Maruta, 5980 Year of the Dome, was a Sedonda. It's now the 4th of Tantalar, December on the Outer Earth. It's a Devauray, a Thursday. Jordan Tethys, having drawn himself a second skIn, the second skin of a woman, is now on Sraddha Isle, a bastion of the Living in the midst of Lake Sedona, the Land of the Dead's Teardrop. It's the home of the Warrior Monks of Sraddha. As many of the Sraddhite priests are priestesses. Sraddhites wear brown robes and shave their heads bald.

In life Sraddha Somata was the twin brother of Janna Fangfingers. When she conceived the Terrible Twins, their mother was possessed by a devil: Harmonia, the Unity of Balance. Their birth-mother's name was Melina Somata. Five hundred years earlier, that Mel was the Master of the Weirdom of Cabalarkon; another Mel, Melina Sarpedon Zeross, is its current High Illuminary. Melina Somata was the last person known to have hold of all three of the Trigregos Talismans. Needless to say, she wielded them with disastrous results. Everyone who plays a Trigregos Gambit loses.

Sraddha Somata is long dead. He might not be altogether dead and gone, however. His vampiric sister, Second Fangs, is said to have secreted his soul somewhere, possibly in the Crystal Skull attached to the cloth torc she always wears around her neck. Apparently as well, Fangs knows a cure for vampirism, just chooses not to use it for herself. Not yet anyhow. The current High Priest of Sraddha, one Thartarre Sraddha Holgatson by name, looks much like Sraddha Somata. Janna wants Thartarre to come away with her. If he proves a worthy receptacle for her brother's soul then she might cure herself. Whereupon the two can settle down together. Twins are weird.

The High Priest isn't interested. He's also believed to have hold of the Amateramirror, one of the Three Sacred Objects. The Smiling Fiend (Smiler), a highborn devil no one remembers exists unless he manifests himself physically in your presence, has taken over Thartarre. Smiler is Sedon's Stooge. He tells Jordan Tethys, who is still hiding under the second skin of a woman, his story. It's quite the saga, spanning as it does thousands of years.

To hear Smiler tell it, it involves Alorus Ptah, the extraordinarily long-lived First Patriarch of the antediluvian Golden Age of Humankind, and his just as long-lived life's love, Trishtar Thrae. They're the Biblical Adam and Eve. But what he says about them isn't the standard Biblical account of Adam and Eve; it's more about what they did after leaving the Garden of Eden in order to repopulate the Whole Earth, pre-Flood. It also tells of Daemonicus, the immortal King of Daemons, and his forever-mate, Lilith, the equally immortal Demon Queen of the Night.

They each have three signs of office. Daemonicus has a mask, a cloak of many colours and a cruciform. Consider them the prototype Thrygragos Talismans. Lilith has a curved blade, a mirror and a bloodstone tiara. Consider them the first versions of the Trigregos Talismans. Ptah uses the former to create then animate the Osiris Sphinx, who's male. He eats demons. He ate Lilith. Whereupon he went moribund. He still stands on Egypt's Giza Plateau on the Outer Earth.

Hundreds of years later, still pre-Genesea, aka the Great Flood of Genesis, Ptah used Lilith's talismans, which Trishtar acquired after the Androsphinx ate the Demon Queen, to create then animate the Gynosphinx, All of Incain, on what's now the Inner Earth. All eats devils. Still does. (In Pregame-Gambit 2, the She-Sphinx threatened to eat Jordan Tethys, whose half-mother was a devil. Which is why he's a deviant.) Come Ragnarok, the Moloch Sedon becomes the Demon King as well as the All-Father of Devazurkind. In doing so Sedon supplants Daemonicus, who fuses with the Smiling Fiend and thereafter, they jointly, becomes Sedon's Stooge.

The destruction of the twin cities of Sodom and Gomorrah? That happens nearly 2,000 years after the Genesea and Dark Sedon raising the Cathonic Dome out of his own essence in order to separate the Inner from the Outer Earth. It's an assassination attempt. Sodom isn't Sedon, not always. More often than not he's Smiler-Daemonicus; Gomorrah is Lilith-Pyrame. [Both feature prominently in "Feeling Theocidal", which is now available for ordering. We've met Pyrame Silverstar, the Perpetual Presence, in some the 1938 serials thus far presented on the Web. We'll meet her again in ''Wilderwitch's Babies, Part Two". Pyrame's been decathonitized but she doesn't appear in Gambit.]

The Demon Queen of the Night? Lilith's whom Dark Sedon gets into Wilderwitch in 'Decimation Damnation'. Sedon has to be in mortal daddy, Lilith has to be in mortal mommy, when the mortal Sed-sons are conceived. Without mortal Sed-sons alive simultaneously on both the Inner and the Outer Earth, the Cathonic Dome would collapse. And that's a PHANTACEA fact!

There's more. However, the Smiling Fiend's main purpose for coming to Sraddha Isle is to brain-baffle everyone obsessed with acquiring them that, decades ago, the real Trigregos Talisman were fused with the fake ones left in the Weirdom of Cabalarkon by Chrysaor Attis. The long-recurring Universal Soldier did that thousands of years earlier; shortly after the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, as it happened.

It's a boatload of whaledreck of course. Smiler admits that one of his other names is Judge Druj and that, in the Zoroastrian Faith, Druj is 'the lie'. But he seems to be succeeding. 'Out of sight, out of mind' and all that aphoristic claptrap in a crab-trap, as Fish would put it.

No fool he, Smiler doesn't want to go anywhere near the real things. He doesn't want to play a Trigregos Gambit. Too bad for him his shell in this chapter, Thartarre Sraddha Holgatson, ... Well, that would be telling. Too bad, dot-ditto, Vetala's Soldier, whom we met in the previous chapter, may well prove to be the Attis reincarnated.

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Endgame-Gambit 5: PSYCHO SOUL GRENADES – pp 628-663

All action this excerpt. It should be all action considering this chapter comes near the end of a PHANTACEA Mythos novel.

The forces of the Dead and Undead have launched a massive assault on Sraddha Isle, the last stronghold of the Altogether Alive in the Land of the Ambulatory Dead. They include the vulturous Cloud of Hadd, hundreds of the enormous, single-headed Vultyrie; the guns-blazing, Sangazur-animated, Valhallan Warrior Dead riding them; berserker attack-bats, starved and consequently bloodlust crazed as they are; and psychopomp vamps turned over the centuries by Janna Fangfingers, all of whom can traverse between-space.

Also there are Athenan War Witches, LIfe's Defenders, who, once killed, and against all their training, have risen to fight alongside Life's Destroyers. Something has been keeping them going after death and it isn't any sort of known azura. A solution to that novel-long, ongoing mystery presents itself in the form of the titular 'Psycho Soul Grenades'.

Spearheading the assault are Nergal Vetala, Hadd's devil-goddess herself, and her soldier, her golden-brown warrior, her Attis. By now he's an apparently undying demigod, Trigregos Incarnate. He metabolizes Gypsium Godstuff; it makes him godlike. She does as well. She would, she's already a goddess. She also feeds on blood and her own azuras. Psycho-bats and berserker bats, they're happy to slaughter first and feast later.

For the Living, there are the brown-robed, shaven-bald priests and priestesses of Sraddha under the leadership of their High Priest, Thartarre Sraddha Holgatson; Godbadian regulars who couldn't be evacuated in time; the remaining Athenan War Witches, whose Field Leader is Garcia Dis L'Orca; and the Trinondev Warriors Elite of Weir, whose Field Commander, Golgotha Nauroz, is an 80-year old clone. Don't be too quick to call them cannon fodder because Life's Defenders are not only good at defending life; they are about to get reinforcements.

They come in the form of Demios Sarpedon, who has the oldest eye-stave in existence; his father-in-law, Morg's Young Daddy Death, who's a perpetual 7-year old faerie trickster; the Untouchable Diver, the last active member of the Damnation Brigade in Hadd; Fisherwoman, who's the best witch in the world, both sides of it; and, lest we forget, Fish's psycho-bicycle. Okay, now you can call them cannon fodder.

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