Hawkmoon: The Jewel in the Skull
by Michael Moorcock
Cover Artist: Vance Kovacs
Tor Books Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780765324733
Date: 05 January 2010 List Price $13.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Product Description: Moorcock's heroes of the multiverse have been lauded as some of the most influential characters in fantasy. Among the Eternal Champions,†Dorian Hawkmoon is one of the most loved. In†the far future,†Hawkmoon†is pulled unwillingly into a war that will eventually pit him against the ruthless Baron Meliadus and the armies of the Dark Empire. Antique cities, scientific sorcery, and crystalline machines serve as a backdrop†to this high adventure.
Dorian Hawkmoon, the last Duke of Koln, swore to destroy the Dark Empire of Granbretan.† But after his defeat and capture at the hands of the vast forces of†the Empire. Hawkmoon becomes a puppet co-opted by his arch nemesis¬†to¬†infiltrate the last stronghold of rebellion†against†Granbretan, the small but powerful city of Kamarang. He's been implanted with a black jewel, through whose power the Dark Empire can control his every decision. But in the city of Kamarang, Hawkmoon discovers the power inside him to overcome any control, and his vengeance against the Dark Empire is filled with an unrelenting fury.
(Source: Tor Books)