By Christopher Golden,Tim Lebbon
The acclaimed authors of The Map of Moments and The mystery trips of Jack London subscribe to inventive forces once again during this epic, standalone novel—an intriguing darkish delusion of gods and mortals, fools and heroes, saviors and destroyers with a super beam of wish at its core.
In the nice nation of Quandis, everyone seems to be a slave. a few are slaves to the gods. such a lot are slaves to every person else.
Blessed via the gods with lives of convenience and attractiveness, the royal elite normally practice their tasks, but a few chafe at their function. a tender girl of beautiful ambition, Princess Phela refuses to permit a number of obstacles—including her mom the queen and her brother, the inheritor apparent—stand within the approach of saying final strength and glory for herself.
Far less than the royals are the Bajuman. bad and oppressed, participants of this wretched caste have yet paths out of servitude: the priesthood . . . or death.
Because magic has been saved at bay in Quandis, royals and Bajuman have lived jointly in an uneasy peace for hundreds of years. yet Princess Phela’s wish for strength will disrupt the realm’s order, atmosphere into movement a sequence of occasions that would finish along with her turning into a goddess in her personal correct . . . or finally destroying Quandis and all its inhabitants.
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