By Tad Williams
"When it involves inventing new worlds, he's as expert as J.R.R. Tolkien and Frank Herbert." -Christopher Paolini, bestselling writer of Eragon.
Southmarch citadel is ready to be stuck among implacable enemies, the traditional, immortal Qar and the insane god-king, the Autarch of Xis. in the meantime, its younger defenders, Princess Briony and Prince Barrick, are either trapped distant from domestic and struggling with for his or her lives.
And now, whatever is awakening beneath Southmarch fort, anything strong and negative that the area has now not obvious for millions of years. Can Barrick and Briony, besides a tiny handful of allies, usual and outstanding, have the option to avoid wasting their international and stop the increase of a poor new age-an age of never-ending darkness?
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Such theatre! ” I put as much sneer into my voice as I could muster. “Ah, you must be the physician who diagnosed the case. Your presence is no longer required. ” The magician stole forward. He was not garbed in the ﬂamboyant robes I’d expected, but in dark, close-ﬁtting garments, such as those worn by nomad warriors of the wilderness. ” “Now is not the time for illusions,” I said briskly. “We can all see the prince is gravely ill. ” “No,” said the magician, and for a brief moment his strange dark eyes burned with an amber spark.
Glam strode to the sausage-shaped bundle of fur, and tried to pick it up with one hand. Agnar was braced and ready. He made no sound and the fur did not move. Glam pulled harder, but Agnar braced his feet all the more ﬁrmly. He was sweating now. Glam grunted, and laid two hands on the bundle, and now a titanic struggle began, Glam hauling up, Agnar ﬁghting to push against the bench beam with all the strength of his muscle and sinew yet make no noise. But then Glam put his back into it and the old cloak tore in two.
You cannot contain me. You will return. You will call for me. You know you will. Like speaks to like. ” For some moments I considered his words, then I carefully placed the unconscious prince back on the ground. Arcaran was sitting amid the ﬂames of the ﬁre, the most beauteous sight I could imagine, the most treacherous. I lifted the lion’s-eye pendant in one hand and held it up before my face on its chain. “I will never be without you,” I purred. ” He grinned at me, conﬁdent. I dropped my jaw into a smile and spoke in a voice of command.
Shadowheart (Shadowmarch, Book 4) by Tad Williams