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By Daniel Abraham
The strong city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and tradition, an enormous heart of trade and exchange. Its financial system is dependent upon the ability of the captive spirit, Seedless, an andat certain to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for all times. input the Galts, a juggernaut of an empire devoted to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious military. Saraykeht, even though, has consistently been too powerful for the Galts to assault, yet now they see a chance. in the event that they can get rid of Heshai, Seedless’s bonded poet-sorcerer, Seedless will perish and the total urban will fall. With mystery forces contained in the urban, the Galts arrange to enact their bad plan.
In the center is Otah, an easy laborer with a fancy prior. Recruited to behave as a bodyguard for his girlfriend's boss at a mystery assembly, he inadvertently learns of the Galtish plot. Otah unearths himself because the sole desire of Saraykeht, both he stops the Galts, or the entire urban and everybody in it perishes perpetually.
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Extra info for A Shadow in Summer (Long Price Quartet, Book 1)
Material Components: See text, plus a small, lit candle, which is snuffed at the moment of casting. Eyes of the Retriever Transmutation Level: DW 8, Sor/Wiz 9 Components: V, S, M Casting Time: 1 full round Range: Close (25 ft. + 5 ft. per level) Effect: Ray Duration: 1 round/four caster levels Embrace of the Dark Mother Abjuration (Evil) Level: DW 9 Components: V, S, M Casting Time: 1 full round 33 DROW SPELLS Saving Throw: See text Spell Resistance: Yes while traversing vertical or horizontal surfaces (even when upside down).
Those who succeed at a Reﬂex save suffer only half damage. Those who fail their initial save are nauseated for one round and must immediately succeed at a Fortitude save (at the same DC as their Reﬂex save) or suffer 1d4 points of temporary Constitution damage, as hundreds of spider bites take their toll. The spiders disappear as quickly as they appeared, fading away into sparkling motes of greasy light within moments of striking their victims. A successful Fortitude save negates the effects of the spell, but of course has no effect on the victim’s saves against poison attacks, should he later suffer one.
Swarm Boil Conjuration (summoning) Level: Clr 4, DW 3 Components: V, S, M Casting Time: 1 standard action Range: Close (25 ft. / level) Target: One target Duration: Instantaneous; see text Saving Throw: Fortitude partial Spell Resistance: Yes Each 5 foot section of stalactite and stalagmite created by this spell is considered to have a hardness of 8 and When cast, this loathsome spell, causes immense boils to bubble up from the victim’s skin. These boils erupt nearly instantaneously, 42 DROW SPELLS spilling forth a swarm of tiny spiders which live only to serve the caster’s whim.
A Shadow in Summer (Long Price Quartet, Book 1) by Daniel Abraham