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Creator / Tim Marquitz

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Tim Marquitz is the author of the Demon Squad series, The Blood War Trilogy, co-author of the Dead West series, as well as several standalone books, and numerous anthology appearances including Triumph Over Tragedy, Corrupts Absolutely?, Demonic Dolls, Neverland's Library, Blackguards, That Hoodoo Voodoo That You Do, and At Hell's Gates, a charity anthology.

Co-owner and Editor in Chief of Creator/Ragnarok Publications, Tim most recently compiled and edited the Angelic Knight Press anthologies: Fading Light: An Anthology of the Monstrous and Manifesto: UF, as well as Ragnarok Publications' Kaiju Rising: Age of Monsters.


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Tropes which apply to Tim Marquitz:

  • Antihero: His books tend to star these sorts of characters.
    • Frank is an excellent example of this, being the nephew of the Devil.
    • Theodore Crane kills people to assume their lives but is, nominally, on the side of the angels.
    • Kallie is an assassin who happens to work for the Church of a Dark Fantasy world dying from the Zombie Apocalypse.
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  • Anti Anti Christ: Frank, again, is the nephew of the Devil but hunts demons.
  • Black-and-Gray Morality: A feature in his Demon Squad, Clandestine Daze, and other works.
  • Black Humor: A frequent occurrence in the Demon Squad books.
  • Darker and Edgier: Some have described his Demon Squad books as The mean streets of the Dresden Files.
  • Dark Fantasy: Is a frequent author of these kind of books.
    • The Blood War Trilogy certainly qualifies.
    • As does Dirge.
  • Epic Fantasy: His Blood War trilogy is one of these.
  • Genre-Busting: Dark Fantasy Zombie Apocalypse, Cowboy Supernatural Tales, Urban Fantasy Demonology, and so on are just the tamer examples of his work.
  • Grand Theft Me: The premise of Clandestine Daze, though assuming the lives of his victims rather than their physical bodies.
  • Horror: All of his books, even those outside the genre, have elements of this.
  • Urban Fantasy: May be a pioneer in the idea of Dark Urban Fantasy.
    • The Demon Squad books take place squarely in this genre.
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  • World of Snark: His Demon Squad books take place in one of these and they're what he's most famous for.