The Elk Virus by Joel Kingsley
A coming of age and graphic fantasy tale of an outcast and street fighter Leon Dredman set adrift in a sea of racial and economic turmoil in the historical setting of Thatcher-era North London. Desperate for a change in fortune Leon learns of a vacant position as a warehouseman with the Constructivists, an enigmatic art cult rumoured to have knowledge of an ancient and powerful computer virus known as the Elk Virus. Leon is unwittingly lured into a quest full of magical realism to find the magical virus on the forbidden planet of Afriana. He soon finds however that his epic fantasy is fraught with danger from dark mages, worms, hostile trolls and other dangers. Brimming with dark treacherous twists and turns and backed by a powerful cast of complex supernatural characters. Leon, plunges into a survival fantasy adventure of unparalleled fervour that ratchets up the intensity with every step.