Mask of the Gods

Mask of the Gods

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A dark fantasy audio series. In season 1: The days of the dead approach. An alluring imperial agent stirs deep feelings within him, as the dead arise from the grave to torment and kill the living. Shinobu swears he will do everything in his power to save them, but how can he save the innocent when the dead stalk the village without remorse or weakness? What will he have to sacrifice to save them from the days of the dead? His beloved, his heart, or his life?


The Blade Dancer and The Horn in the Hills
May 22 • 23 min
Abbot and Shinobu face the undead blade dance, who is stronger than they can imagine. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maskofthegods/message
Beyond the Veil / Flesh and Steel
May 16 • 23 min
Abbot arranges for Shinobu to be treated by Sawyer medics, while Shinobu watched Sister Death rage in the void. Abbot realizes he is starting to have feelings for Shinobu, and how any relationship with a foreigner could end his political career, but…
The Lychgate and A Prayer for the Dead
May 1 • 27 min
Shinobu and Abbot bring Chuy and Hikaru up to speed and make a plan for that night. They witness a spectral procession as the dead rise. After they try to figure out what is happening, Shinobu tries to exorcise the dead at the Lychgate. Send in a voice…
The Bloodstained Rag and The New Moon
Apr 19 • 25 min
Shinobu discusses the dawn of the days of the dead with Chuy and Hikaru. Then under the shadow of the imperial cruiser, Shinobo meets Curate Cook. Then he and Abbot go to the Kindly House to find out what the Endless Brothers know. Send in a voice…
The Rooftop and Where were you
Apr 11 • 26 min
Shinobu heals himself and starts investigating the village and encounters an adept patroling the village that night. Abbot confronts Curate Cook in his quarters. Shinobu awakes to the sound of a baby crying. He finds a skeletal infant in the corner of the…
The Arrival and The Visitation
Apr 3 • 30 min
Shinobu overexerts himself healing a little girl, and collapses near death. While he recuperates, Hikaru witnesses Quaestor Rootham from the Sawyer Empire arrive in Saans. He wonders why the empire came, and why the locals decorated the streets with…
Mask of the Gods Theme Song
Apr 2 • 1 min
When I first had the idea in 2017 for Crucify My Love, the first book in the Mask of the Gods series, I made this track to capture the feeling I had for the setting. I loved it then, and I still do. It embodies my inspirations. I thought I would give you…
Crucify My Love Trailer
Apr 2 • 1 min
Ripped from his mother’s womb in the violent storm that razed his hometown, Sister Death returned Shinobu’s life, infusing her power into his bones. Now, he is drawn to the sick and dying with the power to heal them at great cost to himself. Vicious…