Reader Review: R.A. Salvatore does it agin. Not only does he create a realm that bring the ming into it, making it real, the depth of his characters, makes you feel as if you are traveling right there with them. Experiencing the joys, pains, trials, and tribulations as the occur.
The long struggle is over at last. The demon dactyl is no more, its dark sorceries shattered by the gemstone magic wielded by the woman known as Pony. But victory did not come easily. Many lives were lost, including Pony’s lover, the elf-trained ranger Elbryan Wynden.
Despite the dactyl’s demise, the kingdom still seethes in the same cauldron of plots and machinations. But when a deadly sickness suddenly appears among the people of Corona, Pony must undertake a pilgrimage that will test her powers–and her faith–as never before. Watching her every step of the way is the man she hates above all else: Marcalo De’Unnero, the villain responsible for Elbryan’s death . . . who would desire nothing more than to lead Pony down that same treacherous path to destruction.
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|Title of Fantasy eBook: Mortalis||Series: DemonWars Prequel,|
|Release Date: 09-26-2000|
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|Publisher: Random House Publishing Group|
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PrologueJilseponie-Pony-sat on the crenellated roof of the one squat tower of St. Precious Abbey in the great city of Palmaris, looking out over the snow-covered rooftops, her gaze drifting inevitably to the dark flowing waters of the Masur Delaval. A bitterly cold wind nipped at her, but Pony, deep in memories, hardly noticed the sting. All the region, the northwestern expanses of the kingdom of Honce-the-Bear, had experienced an early snow only a week before, winter coming on in full force, though the year had not seen the end of the tenth month.
By all estimations, the war against the demon Bestesbulzibar and its goblin, giant, and powrie minions had gone unexpectedly well, had been completed with minimal loss of human life and without a single major city burned to the ground. Now with winter, though, the aftereffects of that war were beginning to show, most notably the food shortages in villages whose supplies had been diverted to towns that had harbored the King's soldiers. Rumors had come to Palmaris of uprisings in some of those villages against King Danube and against the Abellican Church, whose leader had surely acted in the interests of the demon. Other rumors spoke of several mysterious deaths along the coast of the Mantis Arm and of a group of fanatics threatening to break away from the Abellican Church while rejecting outright the notion of any church dedicated to Avelyn Desbris.
So the war had ended here in Palmaris, but it seemed to the grieving Pony as if the turmoil had only begun.
Or was it merely a continuing thing? she wondered. Was such travesty and turmoil, such unrest, merely a reflection of the human condi...
Title: Mortalis April 30, 2012 R.A. Salvatore does it agin. Not only does he create a realm that bring the ming into it, making it real, the depth of his characters, makes you feel as if you are traveling right there with them. Experiencing the joys, pains, trials, and tribulations as the occur.
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April 30, 2012
R.A. Salvatore does it agin. Not only does he create a realm that bring the ming into it, making it real, the depth of his characters, makes you feel as if you are traveling right there with them. Experiencing the joys, pains, trials, and tribulations as the occur.
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