They Met in a Tavern

They Met in a Tavern

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They used to be heroes . . . and it was all downhill from there.

The Starbreakers were your classic teenage heroes. Using their combined powers and skills, they were the most successful group of glintchasers in Corsar. But that all changed the day the city of Relgen died. The group went their separate ways, placing the blame on each other.

Brass carried on as a solo act. Snow found work as a notorious assassin. Church became a town's spiritual leader. Angel was the owner of a bar and inn. And after overcoming his own guilt, Phoenix started a new life as a family man.

Seven years after their falling out, a hefty bounty is placed on their heads. Phoenix tries to reunite the Starbreakers before everything they have left is taken from them. But a lot can change in seven years. And if mending old wounds was easy, they would have done it a long time ago.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 11 x 229 x 152mm | 762.04g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0744303834
  • 9780744303834
  • 1,649,356

Review quote

"[A] moody and entertaining fantasy debut [...] expertly balancing scenes that tease out the strained dynamic between the Starbreakers with the high-stakes mystery of [...] a thrilling cat-and-mouse game." -Publishers Weekly
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About Elijah Menchaca

Elijah Menchaca was born and raised in Bakersfield, California and has been writing and telling stories since he was five. After seeing his first short stories on his grade school classroom's bookshelf, he knew he was destined for greatness.

To chase that greatness (and a girl), he attended the University of Louisville where he minored in Creative Writing, discovered a love for Dungeons and Dragons, and got engaged. When the group of friends he'd made began to go their separate ways and the adventures they told around the table reached their conclusion, Elijah sought to explore his relationship to his past, which eventually gave birth to the story of They Met in a Tavern, his debut novel.

Now, based in Ohio, when he isn't exploring the world he's created with more stories, he's making new memories around the virtual table with his old friends, pondering the worlds of fantasy and superheroes on his YouTube channel, and playing the role of devoted partner to a woman far too good for him.
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Rating details

50 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
5 32% (16)
4 48% (24)
3 16% (8)
2 4% (2)
1 0% (0)
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