THE STORM LORD is a big novel of an unknown planet and of the conflict of empires and peoples on that world. It is a story of a priestess raped and slain, of a baby born of a king and hidden among strangers, and of how that child, grown to manhood, sought his true heritage. It is a novel of alien gods and lost goddesses, of warriors and wanderers, and of vengeance long delayed. It is an epic in every sense of the word.Beyond the trees, backlit by the first white rays of the sun, unexpected figures materialized. Swords clanged ... Also unlooked for, like black swans, there came out of the north sudden ships. They crept over the ... Theyhad beena long time building. Vathcri had stripped her forests oftheir huge trees, turnedher army intoa navy at Vardath and manned the wide decks under Jarred. ... It might come from the holy menof the Plainsaa magic communion from one group ofsensitives to another.
|Title||:||The Storm Lord|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2014-11-27|