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Humanity is the last of four races to inhabit the world. When the peaceful Eldarin disappeared all that was left behind was the Pearl, a mysterious magical artifact. The four Duchies plunged into war for possession of the Pearl. For several years the war has raged with treachery and shifting alliances preventing a winner. Duke Sirano uses the darkest of sorcery to unlock the secret of the Pearl and unwittingly unleashes the Daroth, a race thought ban...
In the Realm of the Wolf - Drenai Tales 5
Waylander, after saving the Drenai in the first book, must fight assassins sent by the Drenai king, who thinks Waylander will kill him. Then, he learns that the king has been kinapped, and the Gothir will again attack the Drenai unless he saves the murderous king and slays his captor....
Bane, the bastard son of King Connavar of the Rigante grows up an outcast and loner due to his father's disregard and his only childhood friend is the son of the dead forigner Banouin. Though totally opposite the two remain close friends as they mature into young men and this is why Bane decides to travel with his friend to the city of stone where Banouin's father grew up. Along the way they help out a former family of the city of stone, a man and his y...
Quest for Lost Heroes - Drenai Tales 3
Kiall is a dreamer, a peasant boy in the lands of Gothir. A young girl from his village is stolen, along with numerous others, to be sold as slaves in the Nadir lands. Being the dreamer that he is, he feels the need to go rescue her and potentially win her love. So he sets out on his own. On the way he meets Chareos, Beltzer, Finn, and Maggrig. They are past heros whose time has come and gone. They don't know what to do with the rest of their life so ...
Stormrider - Rigante Series 4
Del Rey, Apr 2002, 25.00, 400 pp. ISBN: 0345445775 Eight hundred years after Connavar and Bane defeated the Stone (see SWORD IN THE STONE) freeing the Rigante, the clan needs a hero to end their current oppression. That champion appears to be Kaelin Ring, better known as Ravenheart, who becomes the leader of the still proud but slaved Rigante clan. He leads the demand for freedom from the Varlish and their Lord Moidart. Ravenheart tak...
Sword in the Storm
Connavar is Rigante citizen that has grown up in the shadow of his father's supposed cowardice even though his father best friend and now Connavar's stepfather has told him otherwise he still feels a need to prove himself. As a result of this he grows up into a strong and brave young warrior that is fearless. When Connavar's friend Banoquin, the foreign trader,decides travels back to his home citry of Stone one last time before settling down with his wif...
The Legend of Deathwalker - Drenai Tales 7
Druss was a legend in his own time, having fought and won innumerable battles over the sixty years of his life. However, his life was fast coming to an end, his wife had died, and he sought seclusion in the mountains far from the glory and riches that he could have enjoyed. However, far from his seclusion and fear, the Nadir warrior-king Ulric had united the fierce tribes and rampaged across the world, vanquishing one enemy after another, dreaming of b...
The Swords of Night and Day
Del Rey, Apr 2004, 24.95, 432 pp. ISBN: 0345458338 A thousand years ago, Skilgannon heroically died in battle. Over time the legend of the hero grew to monumental proportions. Now Drenai is under threat of annihilation with no champion arising to stop the dark sorceress Eternal or her joinings of man and beast into one. Desperate for a defender, none have any hope except Landis Kan, who has some doubts but wonders if he can fulfill the ancient...
Waylander - Drenai Tales 4
The Drenai people have had their young King slain by an assasin, and have been invaded. Their land is wartorn and roaming bands of raiders slaughter indiscriminately. Their armies are harried at every turn, and their only hope is a return of the legendary Armour of Bronze, around which to rally their troops. One man sets off to regain the armour of Bronze from the mountains deep in Nadir territory. But this man is Waylander, the assasin who slayed the...
Five very different men are brought together by circumstances in order to save a child that demons want to sacrifice in order to gain flesh in human world. The men have to travel through forests and mountains, defeating 10 monsters....
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