By Raymond E. Feist
The penultimate quantity of the effective Riftwar Cycle conflict rages in Midkemia yet in the back of the chaos there's disquieting facts of darkish forces at paintings. Jim Dasher's frequently infallible intelligence community has been cleverly dismantled; nowhere is secure. He feels that the area is coming aside on the seams and is helpless to guard his state. Quiet palace coups are underway in Roldem and Rillanon; and King Gregory of the Isles has but to supply an inheritor. In every one state a unmarried petty noble has risen from obscurity to threaten the throne. Lord Hal of Crydee and his nice buddy 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 larger security. yet is there any shelter to be came upon? 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 get better; but when Ylith falls, all is misplaced. An unknown participant appears to be like to orchestrating those conflicts. Can Pug and the Conclave of Shadows music down this resource prior to Midkemia is destroyed?
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Still, this was not the time for abstract musing. He had a real problem to confront and his experience told him there were two things he must now do quickly. The first was to get his people back into the high mountains to the north. Almost two generations before, his father had been the first to lead the tribe into the vast frozen peaks and the glaciers beyond. In doing so he had saved the Ardanien from obliteration at the hands of their ancient enemies, and had given them their new name, the Ice Bears.
Between the city walls and foulborough beyond was an open plaza, giving archers on the wall a field of fire. The booths and stalls that on market days and holidays traditionally stood against the wall had been removed even before Martin and the Crydee muster had arrived. Three roads intersected at the centre of the plaza south-west of the harbour gates: the highway to the Free Cities and Natal ran south along the bay; the road to Crydee moved away to the north-west; and a small road led east, which rapidly turned into a farmer’s track.
Delekhan had been second among those who had served Murmandamus, only surpassed by Murad, the shaman-chief of Clan Raven. Delekhan had also been among the maddest of those servants. Much of the truth about that struggle was hidden, but Arkan knew that his father, Gorath, had killed Delekhan. And it had been Narab who had killed Delekhan’s son, Moraeulf, seeking to gain control of Delekhan’s Clan Badger and the rest of his alliances. That would have made him king a century ago. But Delekhan’s widow, Liallan, had kept control of the Snow Leopards and Badgers.
A Crown Imperiled (The Chaoswar Saga, Book 2) by Raymond E. Feist