Publisher: Roark & Hudson Associates
With the Northern provinces in ruin, the mercenary Gideon Greythorne embarks on an epic adventure to save the world – only his adventure is being written by Joseph Anderson, a college dropout who packs boxes in the suburbs. With lofty aspirations but cynical expectations, Joseph tries to reconcile his vision with his reality as he works at a hobby shop, penning the epic fantasy of his dreams. In the 'fictional' world, Gideon pursues a dark and brutal conspiracy in well-paced fashion, while in the 'real' world, Joseph plods through the cyclical days, trying to find humor and passion in the bleakness of the post-holiday season. A work equal parts literary, imaginative, and satirical, Blood For Culture is two novels layered into one, a juxtaposition that explores the relationship between reality and the abstraction of fiction in a way that bridges the gap between modern entertainment and ...