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The Sacred Band of Stepsons series is Homeric and heroic fiction following the exploits of an ancient cavalry unit modeled on the Sacred Band of Thebes. Deftly mixing history, myth, and fantasy, Morris’ Sacred Band of Stepsons live and die in a world where gods are real and magic works — sometimes.

Morris’ accursed cavalry commander, Tempus, first appeared Sacred Band fisst appeared in the million-selling Thieves’ world shared-universe in 1981. Subsequently, Janet Morris, first alone and subsequently with her husband Chris Morris, take the Sacred Band into their own series of novels, set in the fourth century BCE. Passionate, gritty, lyrical prose and unforgettable characters make this series. Perseid Press Sacred Band novels includes the “Author’s Cut” of the Beyond Sanctuary Trilogy and Tempus, as well as the epic novel The Sacred Band, and The Fish the Fighters and the Song-girl.

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Beyond Sanctuary

Beyond Sanctuary

Tempus, leader of mercenaries, takes his Sacred Band of fighters and lovers north to war, to face a lethal archmage and his unholy followers. More info →
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Storm Seed

Storm Seed

Heroic Fantasy Novel #7 in the Sacred Band series. Tempus the Black, avatar of the Storm God, joins his partner Niko and reunites the Sacred Band of Stepsons for a mission to a time undreamed and land unknown. More info →
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Beyond the Veil

Beyond the Veil

Where witches turn warriors into fleas, curses rain from heaven, and no one can be trusted, only the immortal Tempus' Stepsons can salvage life and glory. More info →
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Beyond Wizardwall

Beyond Wizardwall

At the Festival of Man, where the games go beyond swordplay and racing to assassination and treachery, an emperor's life and the honor of Tempus' Sacred Band hang in the balance. More info →
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Tempus

Tempus

Relive the iconic adventures of Tempus, the Riddler, and his Sacred Band through the eyes of Nikodemos, his right-side companion, as Niko seeks his spirit’s balance on Bandara’s misty isles. More info →
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The Sacred Band

The Sacred Band

Tempus and his Stepson cavalry rescue twenty-three pairs of Theban Sacred Banders to fight on other days, and return with them to Sanctuary ten years after the Wizard Wars end. More info →
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The Fish the Fighters and the Song-girl

The Fish the Fighters and the Song-girl

Fifteen tales, old and new, of the iconic Sacred Band of Stepsons, including the last six classic Sacred Band stories from the million-copy bestselling Thieves’ World® and nine new adventures. More info →
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A Man and His God
Wake of the Riddler
Wizard Weather
Tempus Unbound

Tempus Unbound

Is this the Lemuria of antiquity, or of times to come? Once you've ridden the storm clouds of heaven from the edge of time, anything is possible. More info →
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City at the Edge of Time

City at the Edge of Time

Heroic Fantasy Novel #5 in the Sacred Band series. "An exciting and brilliantly colored sortie . . ." - David Drake More info →
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