The Kane series is a Heroic Fantasy series by Karl Edward Wagner, about a Barbarian Anti-Hero or Villain Protagonist who has been cursed by a Mad God to an eternal life of wandering.The main series consists of three novels, Bloodstone, Dark Crusade, and Darkness Weaves. There are also many short stories, which have been collected in several different volumes. The character Kane also makes some guest appearances in other Wagner stories. Dark Crusade was nominated for a World Fantasy Award in 1977.Not to be confused with Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane. Or Charles Foster Kane. Or the WWE's Kane. Or the Messiah.