These doodles I’ve been doing will become part of a continuously updated online glossary of terms pertaining to the Effugium books. I sketched these in pencil and colored them digitally.
The Black Fortress is home to the evil warlord Latro, Proeliator of the Galenian colony world of Bellum.
Sitting atop Bellum’s highest mountain, it’s an ever-looming symbol of oppression for some, but an awe-inspiring monument to victory for others.
Amongst Kadallian slaves, one is considered fortunate to be assigned to the Black Fortress, even despite Latro’s wild, unpredictable mood swings and notoriously fiery temper, which is often directed towards them.