Trollwind is a combination of my obsession with classical ghost stories from Poe to M.R. James to Lovecraft and the folklore and myths of northern Europe.
The ancient Norsemen believed giants from the rim of the world caused the darkest and most terrible storms that would ruin their crops and sink their ships. They called these storms trollwinds.
In 1853, darkness flowed out of the Crimea, blanketing the world in shadow. Since then, terrible things have slipped into our world. Beasts from folktales and children’s nightmares become real in this Civil War era setting.