By Julian May
From Julian may well, writer of The Many-Colored Land and one of many world's most unique and creative myth writers, comes an all-new saga of a land past the horizon, the place the hunt for energy is everlasting, the place magic and secret are feared exceptionally, and one guy sought to reign... Prince Conrig of Cathra-who waits patiently as his father the king wastes slowly away-has hatched a plan in league together with his lover, the seductive sorceress Princess Ullanoth of Moss. And if their mystery alliance succeeds in its objective, the warring kingdoms of excessive Blenholm should be united as soon as and for all-under the iron hand of 1 preferrred rule...
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Beorbrook’s eyes narrowed. ” “Oh, yes,” the prince reassured him. “And not the dreaded freezing mists, but a warm concealing shroud, through which our army will ride on muffled hooves, led by friendly guides. ” asked Baron Bogshaw. He was a hulking presence whose face was disfigured by a livid diagonal scar from a swordcut that had blinded his left eye. His lands, like those of Ramscrest and Cloudfell, lay along the mountainous frontier between Cathra and Didion. “And the foe may have talented ones posted at their outpost as well.
Oh, yes,” said Conrig dryly. “He’s there now, and he has little incentive to leave his stronghold. ” There was scattered laughter among the council, for the gigantic Didionite king was an infamous trencherman. “As we prepare to sally forth from Castle Redfern, I’ll be kept informed by windspeech of the king’s precise whereabouts, as well as that of the merchant-lords and our other special targets. ” He said nothing of Snudge. ” Skellhaven inquired archly. Conrig paused, then spoke with reluctance.
Following the prince’s instructions, Duke Tanaby had summoned the council attendees to table early, saying there would be only simple fare, and cautioning them against heavy drinking that might cloud their brains when such would be sorely needed later. Most of the high lords and great barons, Conrig noted with approval, were following Tanaby’s example of sobriety and drinking water from the castle’s renowned mineral spring—although Parlian Beorbrook, who was Earl Marshal of the Realm, and his lone surviving son Count Olvan loudly demanded refills of their bumpers of mead.