Full Fathom Five
A Novel of the Craft SequenceCraft Sequence (Volume 3)
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ISBN: 9780765335746384 Pages
On the island of Kavekana, Kai builds gods to order, then hands them to others to maintain. Her creations aren't conscious and lack their own wills and voices, but they accept sacrifices, and protect their worshippers from other gods—perfect vehicles for Craftsmen and Craftswomen operating in the divinely controlled Old World. When Kai sees one of her creations dying and tries to save her, she's grievously injured—then sidelined from the business entirely, her near-suicidal rescue attempt offered up as proof of her instability. But when Kai gets tired of hearing her boss, her coworkers, and her ex-boyfriend call her crazy, and starts digging into the reasons her creations die, she uncovers a conspiracy of silence and fear—which will crush her, if Kai can't stop it first.
Full Fathom Five is the third novel set in Max Gladstone's addictive and compelling fantasy world of Three Parts Dead
Lambda Literary Award - Nominee
The idol would drown that night.
"Death projected for half past one A.M.," ran the memo Kai read at lunchtime on the volcano's break room bulletin board. "Direct all inquiries to Mara Ceyla." Another business update...
Praise for Full Fathom Five
"Gladstone continues to trump his already considerable accomplishments in this tightly paced fantasy legal thriller."—Publishers Weekly
"This is some of the smartest, most original and sophisticated world-building I've read in years, and fun, and fast-paced, and did I mention smart?"—NPR
"A gripping, smart story that has you running through the pages trying to keep up."—Portland Book Review