Never Dead Ned lives a life of quiet mediocrity, crunching numbers in the accounting department of a mercenary army called Brute’s Legion. His only talent is dying, which he has done hundreds of times and in nearly as many ways. And, of course, there is the bit where he keeps coming back to life. It’s not strictly true that he’s never dead; he just never stays dead for long. He doesn’t know why he keeps coming back from the grave. He has learned to live with little fear of death, but little relish for life either—and even less self-respect. He just wishes it would end.
And then Ned gets promoted to commander of the Ogre Company. It’s not a promotion he would have sought, by any means. Ogre Company is the rawest, most undisciplined unit in Brute’s Legion, and it chews up commanders as fast as they can be assigned. Ned’s only qualification for the job is his knack for resurrection...Read More