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Crown of Renewal (Paladin's Legacy, Book 5) by Elizabeth Moon

By Elizabeth Moon

Acclaimed writer Elizabeth Moon spins gripping, richly imagined epic delusion novels that experience earned comparisons to the paintings of such authors as Robin Hobb and Lois McMaster Bujold. during this quantity, Moon's fabulous masterwork reaches its effective conclusion.

The mysterious reappearance of magery in the course of the land has been met with suspicion, worry, and violence. within the nation of Lyonya, Kieri, the half-elven, half-human king, struggles to stability the competing calls for of his historical past whereas combating a dangerous risk to his rule: evil elves associated in a roundabout way to the rebirth of magic.

Meanwhile, within the neighboring nation of Tsaia, a collection of old artifacts recovered by way of the previous mercenary Dorrin Verrakai may possibly carry the reply to the riddle of magery's go back. therefore Dorrin embarks on a deadly quest to come those relics of a bygone age to their all-but-mythical native land. What she encounters there'll swap her in incredible ways—and spell doom or salvation for the whole global.

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You guys took an oath as a member of the MacTyrie Gang, too; remember? Straight talk, honest answers to honest questions, no secrets. ” Alec’s only response was to lower his head and close his eyes in despair. ” Darrell spat in exasperation. ” Alec slumped down even further, wishing this trip would end sooner than the fifteen or so minutes it would take. Darrell’s face suddenly lit with a fiendish glow. ” He bent forward over the steering wheel—and jammed the accelerator to the floor. The van farted and jerked and spat out a cloud of oily black smoke, then slowly began to gather speed, though with far more noise than enthusiasm.

Didn’t think he could be full. ” “Yeah,” David said noncommittally. Calvin continued to press the subject. “Not from around here is he? ” “Nope,” David replied, admitting nothing. The Indian’s eyes narrowed minutely. ” David was grateful for any chance to turn the conversation away from the Faery. The last thing he needed was to start a friendship by lying, though something about Calvin’s face told him he’d have to be extra careful. The Indian was awfully sharp. Calvin commenced unlacing his boots.

Fine,” Calvin said, turning his head discreetly as David climbed out of the pool and commenced toweling himself off with his sweatshirt—to little effect, though it had been lying in the westering sun. ” “No,” David told him; then: “Shoot, why don’t you spend the night? ” Calvin grinned from ear to ear. ” David chuckled, tugging on his gym shorts. ” He slipped on his shoes, wadded the sopping shirt into a bundle, and started toward the trail that led out to the logging road. Calvin shouldered his pack and followed, and for a moment they walked single file through the woods.

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