Monday, April 13, 2015
Crossover Cover: The Ship from Atlantis
Gwalchmai, the half-Aztec son of the Roman centurion Ventidius Varro and the godson of Merlin, meets Corenice, an Atlantean who prolonged her life by transferring her soul into a body made of orichalcum. Corenice's account of Atlantis' fall mentions Valusia and Cimmeria.The second novel in H. Warner Munn's Merlin's Godson series, which consists of King of the World's Edge, The Ship from Atlantis, and Merlin's Ring. The references to Valusia (from Robert E. Howard’s Kull stories) and Cimmeria (from Howard’s Kull tales) bring this series into the CU. Ventidius is also mentioned in Dennis E. Power's story "The Judex Codex."