On A Dark God Laughing, the first book in the series:
A Dark God Laughing is the intriguing debut
volume of Fiona McGavin's
A Dream and a Lie trilogy, offering readers a vividly
filled with violent religious strife, gender-shifting characters
engaging hint of decadence. I look forward to reading more as the
continues to unfold!
– Jacqueline Carey
It's always nice to be able to find out more about a fictional world.
In this section there are reference sources, fiction excerpts, and
A Brief History
Overview of history of the world, including the enteri, the Westerman
and the Draels.
Ideas Behind the Trilogy
Fiona McGavin writes about some of the ideas she is trying to explore
in A Dream and a Lie.
Cast of Characters
Listing and brief description for most of the characters in the series.
Lands and cities of the world.
"Extras" available online — short stories set in
the same world, some of them available for the first time.
It’s the cold I remember most clearly from the time before.
The way it crept into my basement and froze the water in the pipes.
Icicles hung like daggers and snow fell softly over the city, and
I could find no pleasure in any of it anymore. It had all blurred
into one — autumn, winter, summer — and I was only
passing my days waiting hopelessly for oblivion. So you may find
it strange that it is a story of love and hope that I have to tell..