Here Lies Arthur
Gwyna becomes a servant to the great bard, Myrddin, and joins King Arthur as he travels across Britain to fight battles against the Saxons and win allegiances from squabbling Lords and Chieftains. Gwyna is a young girl whose village has been burned by King Arthur. She herself is almost caught by the King and his men, but she jumps into the river and swims far away underwater to escape. She is pulled out of the river by a bard named Myrddin. Myrddin expla... Mortal Engines
Eos, Oct 2003, 16.99, 320 pp.
The Sixty Minute War ended western civilization leading to a new world order. The great cities do not reside in one place, but instead are mobile like Roman legions assaulting smaller locations. London has been reduced to one of these prowling giants, but recently concern has surfaced that with a lessening of prey among the midgets, other mega-metropolises will try to devour the big city.