What awaits you in the latest issue of Black Gate, the finest adventure fantasy magazine on the planet? Gunslinger Charles Duke (Black Gate 4) returns in a weird western tale featuring gods, demons – and a sorcerer who drives a hard bargain indeed. A resourceful thief uncovers a most unexpected surprise deep in a deadly tomb… Grimsort the necromancer learns just how dangerous it is to court a beautiful ghost in the treacherous city of Narr… a small band of soldiers finds they are the last hope in a river battle against alien bonesetters… and the desperate survivors of the Selvanos colony retreat before the advancing horror of the antriders to make a last stand in St. George. Featuring John C. Hocking, L.E. Modesitt, Peadar Ó Guilín, John R. Fultz, David Wesley Hill, and the conclusion of Mark’s Sumner riveting novel The Naturalist. All this plus our Letters column, book and game reviews, and a brand new Knights of the Dinner Table strip! At $9.95 for 224 big pages, it’s the best bargain in fantasy reading.