My story “An Adventure in Badger Country” is in the new anthology Monarchies of Mau: Tales of Excellent Cats, edited by Melanie Meadors. This book from Onyx Path Publishing ties in with the Monarchies of Mau roleplaying game and features new stories by Karen Bovenmyer, Joseph D. Carriker, Jr., Beth Cato, ZZ Claybourne, Elaine Cunningham, Erin M. Evans, Steven S. Long, Lee Murray, Errick A. Nunnally, Aaron Rosenberg, Monica Valentinelli, Sabrina Vourvoulias, and LaShawn M. Wanak.
Before we were six. Now we are one. We differ on many points, but on these we agree: Always trust our instincts, always reward loyalty, and always pounce upon minions of the Unseen. Without these tenets, we are no longer worthy of the adoration of Man.— Monarch Trillani Persian von Mau, deceased
Cats have inherited the world, unifying their six fractious monarchies after untold centuries. These cats have been uplifted to use tools and language, and they seek to rediscover the ruins of the Old Ones.
Some have learned to use the leftover technology of humanity, but they believe it to be magic given to them by their lost worshippers. Others seek to create a cohesive nation, using Precepts of Mau agreed to after years of political conflict.
The world is dangerous and mysterious, but over the course of these 14 stories, the instincts of a good cat will always prove to be true.
Tales of Excellent Cats was made possible by the backers of the Monarchies of Mau Kickstarter.