Past Imperative

This illustration by Geoff Taylor, was originally used on Past Imperative, written by Dave Duncan,

Original Art

Past Imperative


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Past Imperative - art by Geoff Taylor
Das Tor Ins Gestern - art by Geoff Taylor


This painting by Geoff Taylor has a derelict temple with crumbling columns as the main area of action. A figure is lying on the ground and another hooded figure looms over him with a sword emitting flashes of light. In the background are standing stones like those of Stonehenge.


Great Game Trilogy

Synopsis for Original Title

Past Imperative. At the start of World War I, Edward Exeter is charged with killing a school chum, while crippled Eleal Singer is being held hostage in a parallel world. Exeter and Singer are both part of a prophecy, the Filoby Testament. Edward crosses over to the other world but must betray Eleal in order to return.




Acrylic on Artboard

Size approx.3
15x24 inches or 38x60 cm

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