The Resource Tower Lord, Anthony Ryan

Tower Lord, Anthony Ryan

Label
Tower Lord
Title
Tower Lord
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Ryan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In Blood Song, Anthony Ryan introduced readers to "a fascinating world of conflicting religions and the wars fought in the name of those faiths" (Library Journal). Now Ryan's epic tale continues as Vaelin Al Sorna discovers that there is no escape from the call of destiny -- "The blood-song rose with an unexpected tune, a warm hum mingling recognition with an impression of safety. He had a sense it was welcoming him home." Vaelin Al Sorna, warrior of the Sixth Order, called Darkblade, called Hope Killer. The greatest warrior of his day, and witness to the greatest defeat of his nation: King Janus's vision of a Greater Unified Realm drowned in the blood of brave men fighting for a cause Vaelin alone knows was forged from a lie. Sick at heart, he comes home, determined to kill no more. Named Tower Lord of the Northern Reaches by King Janus's grateful heir, he can perhaps find peace in a colder, more remote land far from the intrigues of a troubled Realm. But those gifted with the blood-song are never destined to live a quiet life. Many died in King Janus's wars, but many survived, and Vaelin is a target, not just for those seeking revenge but for those who know what he can do. The Faith has been sundered, and many have no doubt who their leader should be. The new King is weak, but his sister is strong. The blood-song is powerful, rich in warning and guidance in times of trouble, but is only a fraction of the power available to others who understand more of its mysteries. Something moves against the Realm, something that commands mighty forces, and Vaelin will find to his great regret that when faced with annihilation, even the most reluctant hand must eventually draw a sword. "--
  • "Vaelin Al Sorna, warrior of the Sixth Order, called Darkblade, called Hope Killer. The greatest warrior of his day, and witness to the greatest defeat of his nation: King Janus's vision of a Greater Unified Realm drowned in the blood of brave men fighting for a cause Vaelin alone knows was forged from a lie. Sick at heart, he comes home, determined to kill no more. Named Tower Lord of the Northern Reaches by King Janus's grateful heir, he can perhaps find peace in a colder, more remote land far from the intrigues of a troubled Realm. But those gifted with the blood-song are never destined to live a quiet life. Many died in King Janus's wars, but many survived, and Vaelin is a target, not just for those seeking revenge but for those who know what he can do. The Faith has been sundered, and many have no doubt who their leader should be. The new King is weak, but his sister is strong. The blood-song is powerful, rich in warning and guidance in times of trouble, but is only a fraction of the power available to others who understand more of its mysteries. Something moves against the Realm, something that commands mighty forces, and Vaelin will find to his great regret that when faced with annihilation, even the most reluctant hand must eventually draw a sword"--
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Ryan, Anthony
Dewey number
823/.92
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Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Raven's Shadow novel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • Kings and rulers
Label
Tower Lord, Anthony Ryan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
608 pages
Isbn
9780425265628
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013048184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 722962
  • (OCoLC)861478709
  • 699456
  • (OCoLC)ocn861478709
  • 699456
  • 722962
  • 722962
  • 1537623
Label
Tower Lord, Anthony Ryan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
608 pages
Isbn
9780425265628
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013048184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 722962
  • (OCoLC)861478709
  • 699456
  • (OCoLC)ocn861478709
  • 699456
  • 722962
  • 722962
  • 1537623

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