Announcing Zen Cho’s Fantasy Novella The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water


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Tor.com Publishing is excited to announce that consulting editor Jonathan Strahan has acquired World English rights to Zen Cho’s wuxia-inspired fantasy novella The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water.

A bandit walks into a coffeehouse and it all goes downhill from there…

In this rollicking update on the classic Chinese bandit fantasy, Zen Cho tells the story of Guet Imm, a young votary of the Order of the Pure Moon who joins up with an eclectic group of bandits, whether they like it or not.

Said Zen Cho:

“Some time ago I got an idea for a wuxia-inspired story about a displaced nun who joins a group of bandits—but it only came to life when it collided with my interest in the contentious period of Malaysian history known as the Emergency. The result owes as much to Petronas holiday ads as to Jin Yong.

At heart The ...