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Tales Of The Far West

Tales Of The Far West

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Imagine: A fantasy world, but not one based on Medieval/Dark Ages European culture and myth, but rather on the tropes of the Spaghetti Western and Chinese Wuxia. Add steampunk elements. Mix well.

A fantasy world that mixes the inspirations of Django and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon... The Good, The Bad & The Ugly and House of Flying Daggers... Fistful of Dollars and Fist of Legend.

A fantasy world that's explored through a book series, a constantly-updated website, a tabletop role-playing game, comics, artwork, webseries and much, much, more.


This is FAR WEST.


Tales of the Far West is the first book in Adamant Entertainment's Wuxia-Western mash-up, featuring a dozen all-new tales written by critically-acclaimed and award-winning fantasy, science-fiction, horror and adventure authors, including:

    • "He Built The Wall To Knock It Down" by Scott Lynch: A master teaches an unforgettable lesson in the pursuit of excellence in all things.



    • "In Stillness, Music" by Aaron Rosenberg: A wandering musician is all that stands between a village and a cattle baron.



    • "Riding The Thunderbird" by Chuck Wendig: A herd of giant, flightless birds, a young girl, and a sudden lesson.



    • "Purity of Purpose" by Gareth-Michael Skarka: Who seeks the secret of the Unsurpassed Weapons?



    • "Paper Lotus" by Tessa Gratton: A strange girl tasks a wounded man to deliver a crucial message.



    • "In the Name of the Empire" by Eddy Webb: A sheriff is charged with the murder of an Imperial Magistrate.



    • "Errant Eagles" by Will Hindmarch: A gunslinger faces the consequences of his past.



    • "Railroad Spikes" by Ari Marmell: A bandit finds that he's robbed the wrong train.



    • "The Fury Pact" by Matt Forbeck: An inventor's son faces the responsibility of his name.



    • "Seven Holes" by T.S. Luikart: An apprentice learns the true nature of demons.



    • "Local Legend" by Jason L. Blair: Red Phoenix was dead, and the bounty hunter tells the tale.



  • "Crippled Avengers" by Dave Gross: A band of fighters seek to take revenge on the steam baron who crippled them.



Purchase of TALES OF THE FAR WEST includes a zip file will the book in all three major formats: EPUB, compatible with Apple iBooks and Barnes & Noble Nook; MOBI, compatible with Amazon's Kindle; and Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF), all for one price.

 
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Michael D October 18, 2013 8:36 pm UTC
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Where is the RPG? I wound up buying this book TWICE by mistake (once here, once at the official site) trying to get my hands on the RPG.
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andrew B December 09, 2013 5:34 am UTC
I am right with you. Ive read about this setting and been really jonesing for it. It sounds like a lot of fun. I put this item on my cart... about ready to purchase it when I noticed all the short story tittles. On closer inspection, I saw it was an anthology. I really wanted it to be the rpg rule system... had to see past what I wanted it to be.

Such a let down. Hopefully with this teaser they will follow up with the actual rule systems so we can really dig into this world. At least with our two replies, no one will accidently purchase this ebook for the rpg part of it. That is still to come... I hope... I hope.
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226
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978-1937936013
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