Monsters contend with humanity for dominion over the world … With the Kraken’s rise off the shores of Western Australia, an age of monsters is ushered in. When wits and heroics fail, a secret cabal of guardians will take drastic, devastating measures to protect everything they know and love. In the aftermath, when the world has been razed by a fiery apocalypse, the light of hope will flicker in the darkness.
The Apocrypha Sequence is a series of dark fantasy collections with interwoven themes and interconnected stories from Shane Jiraiya Cummings, Australia’s master of the macabre. Also in the Apocrypha Sequence: Deviance, Divinity, and Insanity.
Shane Jiraiya Cummings lives in Perth, Western Australia. He has been acknowledged as “one of Australia’s leading voices in dark fantasy”, had more than sixty short stories published in Australia, USA, and Europe, and his work has been translated in Spanish, French, and Polish. Shane has won two Ditmar Awards, and he has been nominated for more than twenty other major awards including Spain’s Premios Ignotus. Shane is an Active Member of the Horror Writers Association and former Vice President of the Australian Horror Writers Association. When he is not writing, Shane is an editor and journalist by day and sword fighting instructor by night.