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By Mark Lawrence
In publication one of many damaged Empire, Mark Lawrence dropped at lifestyles the “morbidly gripping”* (Publishers Weekly) tale of a boy looking for strength and vengeance. Now, in King of Thorns, that boy’s trip into manhood takes him to the darkish depths ready inside his soul…
The boy who will be King has received the throne...
Prince Honorious Jorg Ancrath vowed while he was once 9 to avenge his slaughtered mom and brother—and punish his father for no longer doing so. while he used to be fifteen, he started to satisfy that vow. Now he's eighteen—and he needs to carry on by means of energy of palms to what he took by way of torture and treachery.
King Jorg is a guy haunted: by means of the ghost of a tender boy, by way of a mysterious copper field, via his wish for the lady who rides along with his enemy. affected by nightmares of the atrocities he dedicated, and of the atrocities dedicated opposed to him whilst he was once a baby, he's full of rage. or even as his want for revenge maintains to devour him, twenty thousand males march towards the gates of his fortress. His enemy is much greater than him. Jorg is aware that he can't win a good fight.
yet he has discovered, in a chamber hidden underneath the fort, old and long-lost artifacts. a few could name them magic. Jorg isn't really certain—all he understands is that the secrets and techniques they carry could be positioned to poor use within the coming battle...
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He saw that I fired the musket without pulling the trigger. ” “He wasn’t going to. He kept it a secret through last winter and spring. Summer came, and then Phille got sick and Da didn’t have any money for the doctor. Phille’s my older brother. ” So they turned in their daughter for a handsome reward. Erika had heard similar stories. Peasants had little choice, after all. If they turned in their children or friends or relatives they were given land, money, cattle. If the Longdogs found out you were hiding a mage, however, your whole family could go to the headsman.
Dominik. ” Dominik suddenly toppled from the driver’s seat. Erika rushed forward to catch him, nearly losing her balance on the snow, and Tirel leapt from his horse to help. They both lowered the driver gently to the ground. ” Tirel asked. ” “I didn’t hear a shot,” Tirel said. Erika heard the sound of splintering wood and looked up to see a bullet lodged in the frame of the carriage not far from her head. She dove into the carriage and snatched her small sword. “Stay here,” she said to Norrine.
Santiole gave a curt, approving nod. “It took me longer than expected to speak to Lady Erika without being spotted. They’ve closed the port and they have men watching all the city gates. ” Norrine asked. “We’ll go during the night. ” Santiole moved the hem of her jacket to reveal a coil of rope hanging from her belt. ” Erika and her entourage ascended back into the mountains the next day, their team of four horses pulling them higher and higher into the pass between Norport and the wheat fields of Kez known as the Amber Expanse.
King of Thorns (The Broken Empire, Book 2) by Mark Lawrence