The old gods are dead... But are the new ones any better?
In the aftermath of a revolution that nearly tore the continent apart, a devastating plague threatens to consume all that remains.
As cities fall to ruin, and talk of witchcraft and fell beasts spread, a zealous religious order emerges... But can they be trusted?
The Ritual is the first in a trilogy of gripping high-fantasy novelettes. The debut possesses all the beloved hallmarks fans of the genre will recognise, but is distinguished by its gritty atmosphere and confrontation with some of the most unsettling chapters of human history.