Meet the New Faces of Fantasy - Inside are thirteen stories handpicked to entertain, amuse, and provoke from the editor who brought you the original Horror, Humor, and Heroes. Follow the exploits of a young man bent on avenging his murdered brother on the eve of destruction. Visit a magical competition where no one can be trusted. Watch as reluctant heroes, such as a warrior faced with a cursed heritage and a high school graduate, whose summer job becomes much more than he imagined, grapple with their unfortunate circumstances. Travel with a Russian polianitsa, obliged to escort a nobleman through dangerous lands. See a detective investigating persons who are missing for reasons that should never come to light. Interview the world's first immortal. Quest through the eyes of a miniature dragon as he suffers the foolishness of his hairy and odorous companions. This mix of traditional and urban fantasy will appeal to fans of both genres.