Imagine Game of Thrones, but Neanderthals never died off.
It’s 1107, and the once-great Neanderthal empire is no more, laid waste by the dark Sapien king, Isaac, the same bastard who slaughtered the Thal queen’s young heirs. A brutal reversal of medieval power forged in blood and fueled by Sap ingenuity.
But one babe escaped the mad king’s wrath.
Raised the son of a simple Thal herder, Maralek’s a rough lad with the ferocious pride and temper of his ruined people, a scorn for rules and rulers, and less than a little creativity in his thick skull. In a word, your average Neanderthal.
And life’s livable, until King Isaac resumes his bloodthirsty crusade, and Maralek’s forced into slaving shackles. Then, a rowdy caravan, a mysterious gypsy, a whispered prophecy… A whirlwind of devastation and war as his master is murdered, his fate unwoven, and his world ripped asunder in an epic battle to end all.
Grab Neanderthal King today for a bold new take on the heroes journey… right up to its shocking conclusion.
Praise for Neanderthal King:
“So good you'll abandon your love for elves, dwarves, and hobbits and draw you out of your armchair and into the turbulent world of humanity's distant and conflicted prehistory." - S Shane Thomas, author of A Paleolithic Fable (Anki Legacies)