Hope and Red
A killer fantasy adventure
HOPE, the lone survivor of a village massacred by the emperor’s forces, secretly trains as a warrior and dreams of vengeance.
RED, an orphan adopted by a notorious matriarch of the criminal underworld, learns to be an expert thief and con artist.
Together they will take down an empire.
"Furious where it needs to be, deceptively tender where it can get away with it, adventurous all around; Hope and Red is the childhood hero's journey through a drug trip. The good kind." -- Sam Sykes, author of The City Stained Red
"Skovron’s briskly-paced story doesn’t skimp on the world-building—and thank goodness, because it’s quite a world" -- B&N SF&F Blog
"A rip-roaring tale of revenge. 9/10" -- Sci-Fi Bulletin