Science fiction heist from the author of the smash hit film, Atomic Blonde
It was just another job, right? Nicco Salarum is a thief, and a good one. In the rough-and-tumble city of Azbatha, where every street hustler has an enchantment in his back pocket, Nicco prides himself on using his skills – and the best technology money can buy – to get him into the houses and boardrooms of the wealthy. But Nicco’s last job went sour, leaving him in debt to a powerful gang boss, and deep in trouble. When a foreign wizard offers him a vast sum for a visiting diplomat’s trinket, he leaps at the opportunity. But nothing happens in a vacuum. Caught in a game where the futures of whole nations are at stake, Nicco finds himself racing against time to right his wrongs… and save his own skin.
Antony Johnston is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist, author, and games writer with more than fifty published titles, including THE COLDEST CITY, which became the hit movie ATOMIC BLONDE starring Charlize Theron. His epic series WASTELAND is one of only a handful of such longform achievements in comics, and his first video game, DEAD SPACE, redefined a genre. He lives and works in England.