Content Warnings

The Thirteenth Hour and its sequel, The Children of Chaos, are adult fantasy books that feature violent and sexual themes, as well as themes of abuse. The Cruel Gods series is dark in tone and offers a complex story with humour throughout to balance it.

In this world, mortals are owned by their gods, and these gods, as the title implies, are cruel.

With this is mind, here is a full list of warnings for the content and scenes you can expect from both books in The Cruel Gods series:

  • Ableism (Some Ableist Language)
  • Abortion (Discussion of Abortion)
  • Abuse (Emotional / Domestic / Physical / Sexual)
  • Amnesia / Memory Loss
  • Anxiety / Panic Attacks (Minor / Referenced)
  • Anger Issues
  • Blood (Nosebleeds / Described Wounds)
  • Bodies / Corpses
  • Burning (Gore)
  • Classicism
  • Confrontation of Rapist/Abuser
  • Death / Dying
  • Death Penalty / Death Threats
  • Drinking (Recreational)
  • Drugs (Discussion of Recreational Drugs)
  • Drug Spiking (Non-Violent)
  • Escalating Violence
  • Execution
  • Fire (Fire Magic)
  • Forced Captivity (Imprisonment / Workhouses)
  • Genocide
  • Guilt / Shaming
  • Hostage Situation
  • Human Trafficking
  • Kidnapping
  • Loss of a Parent / Family
  • Manipulation / Toxic Relationship
  • Microaggressions
  • Murder
  • Nudity (Non-Sexual)
  • Oppression (Classism)
  • Police Brutality (Fantasy Police)
  • Prejudice (Classism / Mild Racism)
  • Profanity (A Colourful Selection of Swear Words)
  • Racism (Of Fantasy Races, Not Based on Real World Cultures)
  • Religious Blasphemy (Not Based on Real World Religions)
  • Religious Criticism (Not Based on Real World Religions)
  • Religious Oppression (Discussion of Sin)
  • Scars
  • Sexual Assault (Revoked Consent / Discussion of Abuse)
  • Sexually Explicit Scenes (Including Masturbation and Orgies)
  • Sex Slaves
  • Slavery
  • Suicide / Suicide Ideation
  • Slurs (Sexual Slurs – Non-Racial)
  • Torture (Torture Scenes and References to Torture)
  • Transphobia (No Misgendering or Deadnaming)
  • Trauma
  • Violence (Gunshots / Gun Violence)
  • Weapons (Pistols, Knives, Tasers)

The Cruel Gods is a diverse queer normative world where pansexuality is common. The story features many characters across the LGBT+ spectrum, including gender queer, trans, and non-binary characters. If this offends you, then you may not wish to read my books.

If you have any questions regarding the content of The Cruel Gods, or would like clarification on the above, please feel free to contact me in confidence. Your thoughts, feelings, and concerns are valid.