The Casa Martyrs
The Casa Martyrs Glossary (PDF) can be downloaded here.
How far would you go to protect your home?
And is the devil willing to go further?
Kerella has her own fantasy world where the rulers of the afterlife can’t be trusted, librarians are rewriting history, and mathematicians eat babies. Her father is the devil, and she’s on the run from an arranged marriage.
In the real world, ‘The Casa Martyrs’ needs to win a charity Battle of the Bands to save the local community centre, and Kerella is their new keyboardist.
Wrapped up in her imagination, she decides the guitarist is her ‘soul mate’ helping her escape the clutches of her intended suitor, and the bassist is the devil.
When she realises her stories are putting her sanity and victory at the battle of the bands at risk, she takes action to burn her fantasy world down. By doing so, she’s putting her ‘soul mate’s’ life in danger, delivering herself back into an arranged marriage, and making the most humiliating mistake of her life.
But it’s not like her fantasy world is real…
Contemporary Low Fantasy (Deities)
Autistic Own Voices
Tarot (including the Fool's Journey)
Contains reference to sexual abuse, bullying, alcohol and drug abuse, and suicide.
The text is written in UK English and uses UK spelling conventions.
There are also plenty of swear words.