Rucksack and the Cave: A Rucksack Universe Story

Rucksack and the Cave: A Rucksack Universe Story
Series: Rucksack Universe
Genres: Alternate World/Alternate History, Fantasy, Magical Realism, Travel Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
Tags: Catalog, Stories
Publisher: Rucksack Press
Publication Year: 2019
Format: Ebook
Length: Short story
ISBN: 9781940119274

A lonely path to nowhere and nothing.

Rucksack protects the world. For ten thousand years, he has defeated every force seeking to dominate or destroy life. He moves in shadow, hinted at in legend but unknown to the wider world.

Rucksack will always give himself to serve life.

When a new adventure becomes an unexpected peril, the ancient hero realizes he faces a new challenge: How to defeat himself.

“Rucksack and the Cave” is a prequel short story to the acclaimed Rucksack Universe novel, WANDER. If you like twists on the hero story and crave tales where people try to find a way no matter what, then get ready to travel the Rucksack Universe.

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About the Book

The Rucksack Universe series combines alternate history, speculative fiction, myth, adventure, globetrotting, and intrigue—all with well-poured pints of beer. Library Journal says Anthony St. Clair’s storytelling has “universe building reminiscent of Terry Pratchett,” and readers say they love the Rucksack Universe’s unique combination of “quirk, wit, travel, and magic.”

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About the Author
Anthony St. Clair

Anthony St. Clair creates compelling fiction and non-fiction for a curious world full of everyday discoveries, endeavors, and surprises. Since 2000 Anthony has worked in online content, and he has been a full-time independent writer since 2011. He is the author of the ongoing Rucksack Universe series; covers craft beer, food, business, entrepreneurship, and more for various publications; and is a copywriter and content manager for select clients. When not at his desk or in his kitchen in Eugene, Oregon, Anthony is on an adventure with his wife, son, and daughter.

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