By Raymond E. Feist
The penultimate quantity of the effective Riftwar Cycle struggle rages in Midkemia yet at the back of the chaos there's disquieting proof of darkish forces at paintings. Jim Dasher's frequently infallible intelligence community has been cleverly dismantled; nowhere is secure. He feels that the realm is coming aside on the seams and is helpless to guard his country. Quiet palace coups are underway in Roldem and Rillanon; and King Gregory of the Isles has but to supply an inheritor. In every one nation a unmarried petty noble has risen from obscurity to threaten the throne. Lord Hal of Crydee and his nice pal Ty Hawkins, champion swordsman of the Masters' courtroom, are entrusted with the duty of smuggling Princess Stephane and her lady-in-waiting, the stunning yet mysterious woman Gabriella, out of Roldem to a spot of better safeguard. yet is there any refuge to be discovered? in the meantime, Hal's more youthful brothers Martin and Brendan try to carry the strategic urban of Ylith opposed to an onslaught of Keshian puppy squaddies, and a mysterious strength from underneath the ocean. the dominion may possibly lose Crydee and recuperate; but when Ylith falls, all is misplaced. An unknown participant seems to be to orchestrating those conflicts. Can Pug and the Conclave of Shadows tune down this resource prior to Midkemia is destroyed?
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Extra info for A Crown Imperiled (The Chaoswar Saga, Book 2)
As she ate and smiled politely, she felt the sun go down like a shutter slamming shut. A woman wrapped in sheepskin came in, and everyone shouted at her to close the door. “It’s going to snow,” somebody muttered, in a voice that spoke of shoveling the paths and carrying the wood and sharpening the runners on the sleigh. Karis’s plate was empty. She left the tavern without saying good-by or uttering a word of thanks, and realized it too late, halfway out of town. Would they all forgive her one more time?
Zanja! Home so soon? ” She gave a snort of amusement, for Ransel knew perfectly well that she had no great accumulation of discarded lovers on either side of the border. “I grew tired, anyway,” she said. ” She eyed him with mocking doubt. “Well…” He laughed. Ransel was always laughing, always mocking, always telling jokes or making up crazy riddles. The raven god, a trickster himself and a great practical joker, had chosen Ransel to serve him, and Ransel did so with unremitting enthusiasm. ” he teased.
You’re conceited enough already. I meant to say that the Speaker had no friend like you, and I’m thinking that he must have dreaded coming home much more than I do. ” Ransel unwrapped the stiff waxed paper from another sweetmeat. “He never was contented,” he said. ” Zanja rolled over in the warm grass, startling a couple of tiny rabbits back into their holes. “An umbilical cord,” she repeated. ” Ransel gestured with the sweetmeats tin, his mouth too busy for talking. “I corrupt you,” she interpreted, “with forbidden luxuries.
A Crown Imperiled (The Chaoswar Saga, Book 2) by Raymond E. Feist