Imprisoned by the thousands in the bowels of an uninhabited moon, they have been erased from official history. Xinthia has sworn that, one day, she will lead her people to the sun.
After losing the imperial throne to the Kerkans, all members of the Khelek Dynasty and their allies were banished to the barren caves of Tazma. Sixty-five standard years later, their descendants are still held captive there. Xinthia has had enough.
"In 1972, the Moroccan king Hassan II escaped an attack organized by General Oufkir, a close relative. Oufkir was executed, but his wife and six children, the youngest of whom was only three, were thrown into a dungeon from which they would not emerge for nineteen years.
it is from this event of unspeakable cruelty that I imagined the fate of the 'damned of Tazma.' " —Sam Timel
About the Author
Sam Timel is an American author known for writing the series "Milan K." and contributing to "Redhand: Twilight of the Gods".
Jorge Miguel was born in 1963, in Amadora, Portugal. He started as an illustrator and storyboard writer, but later turned to cartoons and printmaking. Later, watercolor became his favorite technique. At the Platano publisher, he made the comics Camoes and O Fado Ilustrado. At Les Humanoïdes Associés, he began by illustrating the comedy series The Z Word, written by Jerry Frissen. He then illustrted the thriller, Balkans Arena, a one-shot comic with Philippe Thirault. Most recently, he drew the first volume of the concept series Seul Survivant (Sole Survivor) before tackling in 2016 the graphic adaptation of Julia Verlanger's novel La Croix des Décastés with Corbeyran in the screenplay. Jorge currently lives in Portugal.