From these seventeen masters of fantasy come stories of imaginative range and power unlike any you've ever read before. In EPIC, our authors have created stirring tales of epic fantasy that stand among the best that the genre has to offer. The stories that express our greatest hopes and fears take place on battlefields as well as in the heart of a brave soul.
Acclaimed editor John Joseph Adams brings you fantastic tales from today's innovators of epic fantasy, many from the classic worlds they created, including George R. R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire), Ursula K. Le Guin (Earthsea), Robin Hobb (Realms of Elderlings), Kate Elliott (Crown of Stars), Michael Moorcock (Elric), Tad Williams (Of Memory, Sorrow & Thorn), and Patrick Rothfuss (The Kingkiller Chronicle).
Mystery, romance, intrigue, and adventure leap from the pages of these sagas. Return again to lands you've loved, or visit magical new worlds so richly nuanced you will long to return to them again and again.
John Joseph Adams (www.johnjosephadams.com)-called "the reigning king of the anthology world" by Barnes & Noble.com-is the bestselling editor of many anthologies, including Brave New Worlds, Wastelands, The Living Dead, By Blood We Live, Federations, The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination, and The Way of the Wizard. He is a two-time finalist for the Hugo Award and a four-time finalist for the World Fantasy Award. Adams is the editor and publisher of Lightspeed Magazine and is the co-host of The Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast. He lives in California.