Step into the Land of Irgendwo

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Clyde Robbins joins the US Army in 1969 to find purpose in life but quickly learns that in war, life becomes the overriding purpose. However, on one fateful mission deep in the jungles of Vietnam, Clyde dies in a rain of fire and lead, and when he thinks it’s all over—and the curtain draws shut on the final act—he awakens in the strange land of Irgendwo.

A warrior’s purgatory of cryptic origin, Irgendwo burns as a fanatical cult, The Council of Mog, spreads across the land. And Clyde, as before, finds himself in the center of the conflict. For he has been resurrected a Shadebringer, a prophesied spirit capable of challenging The Council’s dark magics.

Now, with the eternal souls of thousands on the line and no way out, Clyde comes to the realization that his afterlife is just another war… one he cannot lose.

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January 4, 2022

About The Author

Grayson W. Hooper is an Army officer and physician. His experiences in medicine, at home and abroad, have inspired his literary exploration of realms celestial, Chthonic, and everything in between. This is his first novel.



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