Raven's Wand is about two opposing secret societies waging a war of belief behind the skin of Victorian Britain. One uses magic to heal the world, while the other twists it into abominations and war machines. Young Kolfinnia has a great task set before her and, with the aid of the Raven wand, she dares more than she ever dreamed possible.
A lone witch awakens in a strange land uncertain how she came to be there. All she has in the world is her loyal thunder-sprite, a burning desire for justice and a strange black wand that once belonged to another. Her name is Sunday Flowers and until just a short while ago she was dead. Recruiting three incredible warriors of magic she sets off for Britain intent on making a lone stand against the Illuminata Knighthood and there has never been a better time to strike – the order is in disarray as rival families across Europe fight for the coveted title of Knight-Superior.
Clovis is a witch of his word, but when he promises to release the trickster god Janus from his glass vessel, he knows there is only one place it can be done, and one price that must be paid – a life, namely his life. Clovis sets out to make that promise whole, steadily journeying towards a fatal and world-changing showdown with a killer from his home world. Sef is as formidable as Clovis himself, equally skilled in blade and magic but devoid of compassion. He would leave the Earth as cinders just to recapture Janus, and with an army of diseased and ravenous iron-fairies at his command he can do just that. Now Clovis, the lion who travelled Evermore, must look to Kolfinnia's witches for help, understanding that even if he defeats Sef there is
'Strike' is a new illustration, showing everyone's favourite critter from Raven's Wand - a thunder-sprite, or in this case three of them, plus a kraken steam-suit hovering (and getting blown up) in the background. Strike is named after Sunday's thunder-sprite in Flowers of Fate.