The Night of the Swarm (Paperback)Robert V. S. Redick (author)
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As it reaches its thunderous conclusion. Robert V.S. Redick's stunning and original fantasy series combines the invention of Scott Lynch with the power of Philip Pullman.
The mighty centuries-old ship, Chathrand is long gone ...
At the centre of an enchanted forest stands a clearing. Above it looms a ruined fragment of a vast tower. At its base, a group of friends. Exhausted, terrified. They stand around the body of a sorcerer, Arunis. They have slain this foe, but not before he unleashed the Swarm of Night, an ever-growing cloud of annihilation that is even now spreading across the world of Alifros.
Arunis summoned the Swarm using the Nilstone, an artifact from the land of the dead. And only the Nilstone has the power to banish the Swarm again. But to do this the friends, Pazel, Thasha, Neeps and the mage Ramachni, must pass through a deadly, war-torn world, by land and sea, to the very maw of death's kingdom. Only there, far from any hope of rescue, can the Nilstone be cast away.
But the Nilstone is no longer a secret. The sorceress Macadra is searching for the travellers. And while they have only each other to rely on, Macadra has an empire at her command.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 848
Weight: 622 g
Dimensions: 203 x 129 x 49 mm
"Masterful storytelling . . . a delight."--"Los Angeles Times, " on "The Red Wolf Conspiracy
"Exciting . . . enough plot twists and double-crosses to satisfy the most demanding lovers of suspense."--"Publishers Weekly, " on "The Ruling Sea
"Fantasy at its best . . . crazily inventive with great characters . . . superb action."--Fantasy Book Critic, on "The River of Shadows"
"Robert Redick is an extraordinary talent."--Karen Miller, bestselling author of "The Innocent Mage"
"Robert V. S. Redick has developed into one of the most exciting young voices in fantasy today."--Fantasy Book Critic
"[Redick] pulls off epic fantasy with a great deal of style, giving his readers everything they want along with a big bag of surprises."--"Starburst Magazine"
""The Night of the Swarm" is a nail-biting, non-stop action adventure that would thrill any fantasy novel reader!"--Tome Tender
"I raced through "The Night of the Swarm". There is a ton of action, but also plenty of interaction between the many characters. There are new challenges as well as old problems to be dealt with. Not everything gets tidied up perfectly, which I feel is a strength, since that's how life is."--Books You Can Die in the Middle of
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