A Crown of Cobwebs by J. Darris Mitchell
A halfling hooked on magic, a golem with a heart of gold, and Gatekeeper's thrall crash their best friend's wedding, a spider princess, who is being forced to marry a dragon.
Too bad her friends aren't so accepting of her change of fate. Adrianna thinks she's ready to give up her life as an adventurer to help her family, but when her friends show up and ruin everything, she suddenly has time to reconsider. Things get even more complicated when Adrianna and her friends spot a yellow skeleton—a harbinger of the undead god Chemok—and a serious bummer.
Still, Adrianna can't help but seize this last opportunity to prove herself to the city she's come to love before its inhabitants lose their bones to the yellow power of Chemok, and the vampire harnessing it to grow organic vegetables. A Crown of Cobwebs is an action-packed, hilarious story in which the only thing that truly matters, are the people we hold closest to us, even if they're not quite people.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
J. Darris Mitchell writes ecologically obsessed science fiction and fantasy this is often inspired the by ecosystems around him. He wrote his first science fiction story in 4th grade, and has been obsessed with weird worlds ever since. He majored in screenwriting at the University of Texas at Austin and then worked as a science elementary school teacher for five years before retiring to write and raise his darling wife's children while she's at work.
When he's not writing or reading, you can find him birdwatching, gardening, brewing beer or trying to get his two sons to do four of those five things with him. He lives in Austin, Texas with his darling wife, his two inspiring sons, a flock of backyard chickens, and the world's laziest cat.
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