By George R. R. Martin
HBO’s hit sequence A video game OF THRONES is predicated on George R. R. Martin’s the world over bestselling sequence A music OF ICE AND hearth, the best delusion epic of the trendy age. A conflict OF KINGS is the second one quantity within the series.
Throughout Westeros, the chilly winds are rising.
From the traditional castle of Dragonstone to the forbidding lands of Winterfell, chaos reigns as pretenders to the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms stake their claims via tempest, turmoil and war.
As a prophecy of doom cuts around the sky - a comet the color of blood and flame - 5 factions fight for keep an eye on of a divided land. Brother plots opposed to brother and the lifeless upward push to stroll within the night.
Against a backdrop of incest, fratricide, alchemy and homicide, the cost of glory is measured in blood.
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And was well pleased by it. 17 Roland . . Sasha . . Peter . . Thomas. Now there is only one more we must speak of, isn't there? Now there is only the shadowy fifth. The time has come to speak of Flagg, as dreadful as that may be. Sometimes the people of Delain called him Flagg the Hooded; sometimes simply the dark man-for, in spite of his white corpse's face, he was a dark man indeed. They called him well preserved, but they used the term in a way that was uneasy rather than complimentary.
Thomas gasped. "Oh, that's nothing! Look over here! " He showed Thomas a pile of booty from the encounter with the Anduan pirates some twelve years ago. The Delain Treasury was rich, the few treasure-room clerks old, and this particular heap hadn't been sorted yet. Thomas gasped at heavy swords with jeweled hilts, daggers with blades that had been crusted with serrated diamonds so they would cut deeper, heavy killballs made of rhodochrosite. " Thomas asked in an awed voice. "It all belongs to your father," Flagg replied, although Thomas had actually been correct.
Just as the magician had promised. By the light of Flagg's magic finger-flare, he could also see they were in a secret passage which was about twenty-five feet long. Walls, floor, and ceiling were covered with ironwood boards. He couldn't see the far end very well, but it looked perfectly blank. He could still hear the muffled barking of the dogs. "When I said be quick, I meant it," Flagg said. He bent over Thomas, a vague, looming shadow that was, in this darkness, rather batlike itself. Thomas drew back a step, uneasily.
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2) by George R. R. Martin