The Merkabah Rider continues his journey across the American Southwest of 1880 in search of the renegade teacher who destroyed his mystic Jewish order in the 2nd volume of this acclaimed weird western series. As the Rider unravels more of the mystery of the Hour of the Incursion, demons are the least of his troubles.
The Rider and a young strongman rally a group of freighters and cowboys against a gang of bloodthirsty half-demon gunmen. When his gilded enchanted pistol is stolen during a robbery, the Rider joins forces with the infamous Doc Holiday to retrieve it…but in doing so must face the invisible menace of The Damned Dingus. Indians solicit the Rider’s help against an enemy spawned two hundred years ago…and the Rider discovers the mind-bending horror of The Outlaw Gods. At the edge of death, the Rider descends into the depths of hell to confront the Devil himself and learn the nature the reason behind his master’s betrayal. But can there be any return from The Pandæmonium Ride?
“And what’s your line, Mr. Rider?”
“I’m a bookseller,” the Rider answered.
Doc’s eyes took in the myriad of tiny white scars crisscrossing his face and hands.
“Pardon my asking, but where does a bookseller get scars like those?”
The Rider shifted uncomfortably under Doc’s gaze, and put his hands in his pockets.
“Paper cuts,” he said without smiling.