The fifth release in Alaxis Press’ The Obscure Cities series, will be THE TOWER, to be published by IDW in the spring of 2019. Previous titles in the series: The Leaning Girl, The Theory of the Grain of Sand, Samaris and the July 2020 release, The Shadow of a Man. Originally published in English in 1993, this edition features an all-new translation.
Giovanni Batista is a third-class maintainer of the Tower. His section is deteriorating more and more by the day and he has not heard from any of his inspectors or fellow maintainers in months. He makes the decision to go to the base office to file a complaint. While using his chute, he ends up somewhere even higher than his level. He meets Ellias Aureolus Palingenius and the lovely Milena. Together with Milena, he tries to figure out the purpose of the Tower. He finally decides to Climb to the top.