An epic smackdown ensues as Sal and Team Three match wits and magic with Mr. Norse in the latest thrilling adventure in everyone's favorite online urban fantasy episodic series.
The stage is set for Mr. Norse's grand move in possessing "The Norton Anthology of Evil?", aka the Codex Umbra. The team's plans include infiltrating a yacht party, sneaking into a secret compound, and generally trying to stop an evil billionaire from gaining control of a compendium of demons. But, as usual, even the best plans go awry, and the team must be quick on their feet as Mr. Norse jumps through the looking glass, and they having nothing left but to follow.
This episode is brought to you by team writer Max Gladstone, who shows us that no matter how the battle is won or lost, the war wages on.
Codex Umbra continues the 16-part serial Bookburners, presented by Serial Box. From a team of writers, this collaborative effort unfolds an epic urban fantasy narrative across an entire season in weekly installments. Follow along as Sal learns the life changing lesson: that some books have teeth.
Sal - former NYPD detective and newest member of Team Three.
Father Menchu - field leader of Team Three.
Grace - Team Three's human wrecking ball, whose life is tied to a magic candle.
Archivist Asanti - archivist and guardian of the Black Archives.
Liam Doyle - tech expert. Former possession victim. Survivor.
Alexander Norse - hoarder of money and magic.