The latest book in the Pantheon series of SF militarist books by James Lovegrove and this time it is the gods of the Aztecs that are the focus. The British author has had much success with this series of books that all focus on various ancient gods with the whole set being very well received. The previous novels are The Age Of Ra, The Age Of Zeus and The Age Of Odin.
James Lovegrove’s Age of Aztec is a fast paced, action packed, well written, alternative reality where the Aztec were not conquered by the Spanish, but with the help of the Gods, instead take over the world. Montezuma II, the son of Montezuma has been gifted everlasting life and became the Great Speaker through the blessings of the Aztec Gods. Since Britain, the last of the world’s free nations was subjugated; he has ruled over the whole earth in the name of those Gods, transforming it through controlled volcanic eruptions to a warmer tropical paradise where Macaws have largely replaced pigeons in a jungle covered London. Read the rest of this entry »