A story of the near future from the mind of a Green Beret
My good friend John Carter recommended I read this review.
I think that books like this and the ideas in them are ahead of their time.
Ethnogenesis, the power of cultic ritual as a weapon against the elite, mysticism, etc.
These are powerful ideas. Ideas whose time is soon coming.
Also, I'm glad I found your substack!
I'm reading this now thanks to this review, and kind of hoping I'm not on a list after ordering it, although I rather suspect I was put on a list just for reading the review because god damn, this is spicy. This is excellent stuff, well deserving of a wide audience in our circles.
One clarification - this is Clay's third novel. The previous were, respectively, "Last Son of the War God" and "Sword of the Caliphate."
I’ve read WotW now a couple of times.
Cascadia’s organizational methods (within a non-permissive environment) could be its own case study.