A haunted deserter. A child possessed by a devil. Can a shattered soldier face the fires of Hell to save an innocent soul?
Erich Von Beck—a drunk, a murderer, a deserter from the Union Army during the Civil war—teeters on the edge of oblivion. But fate intervenes when a mysterious stranger offers him a lifeline: The chance to enter Hell and save Beatrice Mabry, a young girl possessed by a devil. Driven by a newfound purpose, Von Beck must confront his own demons before the girl's soul is lost forever.
Haunted by guilt and the horrors of war, Von Beck embarks on a treacherous journey through Hell itself. Along the way, he finds unexpected allies: A secretive faun, a librarian bound by Fate, a pair of exiled demon sisters. As Von Beck unearths the secrets of his identity, he learns that he may be more than a mere mortal—he may be the reincarnation of Hell's greatest warlord. In this gripping tale of redemption and sacrifice, Von Beck's journey leads him to the threshold of his own destiny. Can he relinquish his thirst for vengeance and save Beatrice's soul before Hell itself is destroyed?
Prepare to be enthralled by Hail Infernal World, the latest epic fantasy from Rick Ferguson, author of the award-winning Chronicles of Elberon trilogy. This masterfully woven dark fantasy melds the horrors of war with the supernatural realms of Hell. Fans of epic adventures, complex characters, and thrilling battles against insurmountable odds will be captivated by this tale of one man's quest for redemption amidst the flames of damnation.