|Who is that man in black?|
And speaking of the sequel, it’s coming along, though not as quickly as I’d hoped. Setting much of the novel in medieval Rome led to a ton of time-consuming research. By 998 A.D., Rome had more than a thousand years of significant history behind it, and nearly every place in the city has its own story. Also, the pope at the time, Gregory V, features prominently in the book, so I’ve had to brush up on my papal history. Then, of course, there has been the requisite research on obscure, ancient, and mystical texts that any sequel to Enoch’s Device must certainly involve.
|Yes, there will be a sequel . . .|
So fear not, the adventures of Ciarán and Alais will continue. My sincere hope is that the wait will be much shorter than that between George R.R. Martin novels. Maybe I’ll even beat out The Winds of Winter . . . but only time will tell!