2. Discarded Gods

2. Discarded Gods

Book 2 of Cogs. Lost and despairing, a fallen warrior wanders the wastelands, until a call from his past offers a chance of redemption...


2.1 Wakizashi

2.2 Lens

2.3 Mortal Wounds

2.4 Sloan

2.5 Eliz

2.6 James Tardson

2.7 Critical Details

2.8 Unconscionable Acts

2.9 Salvage Rights

2.10 The Soul of a Killer

2.11 Nea

2.12 Taro

2.13 Rasan City

2.14 Mattatan Chi’Obdurin Bondsan

2.15 Lord Obdurin

2.16 Painful Truths

2.17 Binding Cadres

2.18 Fahlim

2.19 Pointless Little Lives

2.20 Tintia

2.21 Solquist

2.22 Differences in Kind

2.23 Marin

2.24 Protocol

2.25 Pintaran

2.26 Sarlyn

2.27 Guardian



Discarded Gods Footnotes


The players, scoundrels, and gods of Discarded Gods:

  • Avril: A baby born in Rasan City.
  • Benshi Chi’Rhysin Chosen, Lord: Lord Obdurin’s predecessor as Rhysin’s chosen.
  • Damorsin: The true god of Mawtar.
  • Delti: A member of Lord Obdurin’s council.
  • Duman Chi’Damorsin Chosen, Lord: The Lord of Mawtar. Damorsin’s chosen.
  • Ethan Godkin: A former soldier who worked for Lord Obdurin Chi’Rhysin Chosen.
  • Fahlim: An immortal who is aligned with Lord Obdurin.
  • Farid: A member of Lord Obdurin’s council.
  • Frake Chi’Rhysin Chosen, Lord: Rhysin’s first chosen.
  • Gordon Chi’Obdurin Bondsan: The first-sworn in a Rhynsian cadre.
  • Havoc: One of Rhysin’s dimin.
  • James Tardson: A wandering drunk.
  • Kattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Lattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Maria Godkin: Ethan Godkin’s deceased wife.
  • Marin: The person Lord Obdurin tasks with raising Avril.
  • Mattatan Chi’Obdurin Bondsan: The first-sworn in a Rhynsian cadre.
  • Nea: A survivor of the Cleansing who salvages tech.
  • Obdurin Chi’Rhysin Chosen, Lord: The Lord of Rhyne. Rhysin’s chosen.
  • Polin Chi’Obdurin Bondsan: The first-sworn in a Rhynsian cadre.
  • Rattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Rhysin: The true god of Rhyne.
  • Sarlyn: A Pintaran.
  • Shard: A child first-sworn in service to Lord Obdurin.
  • Sloan: A flesh trader.
  • Solquist Chi’Rhysin, High Priest: Rhysin’s high priest.
  • Sunder: One of Rhysin’s dimin.
  • Taro: A boy from Eliz who survived the Cleansing.
  • Taub: A member of Lord Obdurin’s council.
  • Thwart: One of Rhysin’s dimin.

The chronological order of the books and events in Cogs up to Discarded Gods:


1. Malicious Designs

2. Discarded Gods

3. Brotherhood’s Curse

4. The Tyrant’s Throne

5. The Bastard Cadre

6. Zealots and Ascendants

7. The Mad God’s Playground

8. The Godslayers’ Legacy

9. The Lord of Frake’s Defiance

10. The Dead God’s Shadow

11. Taunting the Devil