The Song of the Sirin by Nicholas Kotar

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Voran, a young warrior of Vasyllia, lives in a dying world. As blight ravages the countryside, he hears rumors of an ancient demon that devours souls. He feels powerless to save his people, until a mythical creature entrusts him with a long-forgotten song of power.

Now Voran must hunt down the demon before it becomes immortal. With each step of the journey, the strength of the dark spirit grows, as does Voran’s fear that the only way to save his world… is to let it be destroyed.

The Song of the Sirin is inspired by Russian folklore and mythology.


My earliest memories involve riding the backs of wolves and running away from hags riding huge pestles. Although my mother has repeatedly tried to explain to me that these things never actually happened, I still don’t believe her. My authorial fate was sealed in childhood, when I wrote a terrible Star Wars ripoff with ninjas riding the backs of warrior bears…Actually, not much has changed. I still have warriors riding bears in my books!

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