By George R. R. Martin
Dubbed “the American Tolkien” via Time magazine, George R. R. Martin has earned overseas approval for his enormous cycle of epic fable. Now the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer grants the 5th ebook in his spellbinding landmark series--as either popular faces and unbelievable new forces vie for a foothold in a fragmented empire.
In the aftermath of a vast conflict, the way forward for the Seven Kingdoms hangs within the stability as soon as again--beset by way of newly rising threats from each course. within the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the final scion of apartment Targaryen, ideas along with her 3 dragons as queen of a urban outfitted on dirt and loss of life. yet Daenerys has 3 times 3 thousand enemies, and plenty of have got down to locate her. but, as they assemble, one younger guy embarks upon his personal quest for the queen, with a completely diversified aim in mind.
To the north lies the tremendous Wall of ice and stone--a constitution purely as powerful as these guarding it. There, Jon Snow, 998th Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, will face his maximum problem but. For he has robust foes not just in the Watch but additionally past, within the land of the creatures of ice.
And from all corners, sour conflicts quickly reignite, intimate betrayals are perpetrated, and a grand forged of outlaws and clergymen, infantrymen and skinchangers, nobles and slaves, will face likely insurmountable hindrances. a few will fail, others will develop within the energy of darkness. yet in a time of emerging restlessness, the tides of future and politics will lead necessarily to the best dance of all. . . .
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A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 5) by George R. R. Martin