By David Gemmell
He used to be often called Druss. The Deathwalker. notwithstanding the blood of cruel butchers coursed via his veins, he had came across a delicate peace via his love for gorgeous, mystical Rowena. Then got here the day whilst Druss again to their village and located every person dead--massacred by way of slavers who had stolen the ladies to promote for gold. Rowena used to be one of the missing.
Armed with basically his robust double-bladed ax, Snaga, Druss went after Rowena. His trip might hold him from the top thrones of strength to the private dungeons of depravity. alongside the way in which, he might conflict savage monsters and descend into terrifying lands of black magic and demons.
Yet something was once yes. Druss might have victory . . . or demise.
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Stella Gemmell has a level in politics and is a journalist. She used to be married to the the world over acclaimed and bestselling fable novelist David Gemmell and labored with him on his 3 'Troy' novels, concluding the ultimate e-book, Troy: Fall of Kings, following his demise in 2006. Stella lives in East Sussex and writes in what used to be the dairy of 15th-century farmhouse. town is her first solo novel.
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Let me just . . “ He caught it then. It was very faint, and at first he thought it just his imagination. But a moment later the scent intensified. Jasmine perfume. “No,” he said. “You just . . “ Erika began. Tamas cut her off. “No. I can’t. Too much to do. This is just . . just child’s play. You should go. ” His voice rose until the last word was nearly a shout. Erika stepped back, her face scrunched with alarm, her hand on her sword, and Tamas realized how violently the words had come out.
31 The man that halted a dozen paces from Tamas was vaguely familiar. He had a barrel chest, wide shoulders, and a white mane of hair that flowed freely about the collar of his shirt. He could not have been less than fifty, and he stood with one hand planted threateningly on the hilt of his sword. “Captain Tamas,” the man boomed. ” Tamas responded warily. Everything about the man spoke of imminent violence. He glanced toward the royal guard stationed in the foyer, but they ignored him. “Then you are a bloody fool,” the man said.
Dienne stared at him as if she were looking at a particularly hideous dog. Tamas wondered if anyone had ever shown her any kind of defiance in her life as a Privileged. “Have it your way,” she finally said with a snort. Tamas felt the pressure in his teeth increase suddenly, and he anticipated the scream that was about to tear itself from his throat. “That’s enough of that,” a voice said. The room grew very suddenly still. The guards all looked at the Privileged, Dienne’s posture was suddenly stiff as if there was something pressed against the small of her back.
The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend (Drenai, Book 6) by David Gemmell