Every story is the arc of an infinite circle


The Standard Bearer

The seventh-century war of the Byzantines and Sassanid Iran devoured the East,
as either empire fought in vain to triumph over death.


Clash of Civilizations

Beginning with research into the superficial military details of the period’s preeminent Eastern powers, The Standard Bearer became much more.


Illuminating the Flesh

Aeswith’s tale springs from and is set within northern England’s eighth century syncretic stew

Introducing Visions and Mirrors

“My good Adso, during our whole journey I have been teaching you to recognize the evidence through which the world speaks to us like a great book.”