Saladin Ahmed's "Judgment of Swords and Souls" now available for free

This short story is set in the same universe as the Crescent Moon Kingdoms trilogy. The first volume, Throne of the Crescent Moon, will be published by Daw Books in 2011. Follow this link to read "Judgment of Swords and Souls."

You can also read Saladin Ahmed's short story "The Faithful Soldier, Prompted" at Apex Magazine. It's a semi-dystopian Middle East story the author submitted for their "Special Arab/Muslim Issue" edited by Catherynne M. Valente. Follow this link to read the story and check out the rest of the magazine.

4 commentaires:

Antiquated Vagaries said...

That's an awesome cover!

Anonymous said...

Well, some time ago I read a short story by Saladin Ahmed which had a mysterious muslim gunslinger in it, fighting a sadistic zombie-raising preacher. Combining the ol' western with Arabic mythology(?) was truly effective and resulted in an really cool story... so I bet this one will be awesome too.

Anonymous said...

Juhan, that Weird-West story by Saladin is called "Mister Hadj's Sunset Ride," and it was published in _Beneath Ceaseless Skies_ online magazine.

Saladin also had a story in _Beneath Ceaseless Skies_ featuring the two main characters from his upcoming novel.

You can read them both free online at .

Scott H. Andrews
_Beneath Ceaseless Skies_

Anonymous said...

Thanks! I'll do that.