Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Sebastian of Mars - 2005 fantasy novel by Al Sarrantonio
Sebastian of Mars (2005), a fantasy novel set on a daringly imagined future Mars, written by Bram Stoker Award-winning horror and science fiction author Al Sarrantonio.
Pictured: Paperback original (New York: Ace Books, 2005) $6.99. Cover art by Matt Stawicki depicts Sebastian of Mars. Here is the promotional piece from the back cover:
The Haydn’s old enemy, the warrior-woman Frane, launches a revolt, and Sebastian, like his mother before him, is forced into exile. Taking refuge in the shadow of the great mountain known to his people as Olympus Mons, he prepares to make his stand.
And there, the boy-king will lose his first love, find his first betrayal – and uncover a secret about the past that may alter the future forever…
Sebastian of Mars was reviewed by Fred Patten in Anthrozine #4.