Graham Edwards, Fantasy writer
"Not since Harlan Ellison's 'I Have no mouth and I must scream' has there been a better depiction of man at the mercy of his own vindictive and sadistic creations."
Paul Di Filippo, Science Fiction writer
"Now that I've read Cardanica, I won't be taking any elevators."
"Imagine a cross between Bruce Sterling's *Involution Ocean*, Keith Roberts' *The Grain Kings* and some of Ian Watson's darkest early short-stories; it's like that, but very different also..."
Rhys Hughes, Fantasy writer
A steampunk story set in a poisonous world where huge trucks the size of ships plow across the treacherous sands.
The “Robredo” is a giant ship-truck, the darling of the local engineering world. Built of metal and wood, it’s powered by a “magic mix” of steam and bacteria …
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Awards: Tolkien (1989) Lovecraft (1994, 1999), Italia (1989,1992, 2000)
Length: 10.200 words