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Cast a Bright Shadow by Tanith Lee

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An epic fantasy adventure of wild creatures, enchanted landscapes, and noble destinies

In a land of unending winter, the High Magus Thryfe travels with haste to the city of Ruk Kar to warn Vuldir, King Accessorate, of a growing force of envy and darkness. One of Vuldir’s daughters, the seventeen-year-old Saphay, is to wed the Jafn chieftain Athluan, but Thryfe foresees that the marriage will lead to the destruction of all the Ruk kings, their lineage, and their people. Disregarding the magician’s ominous words, Saphay sets off toward the East and her betrothed—only to meet disaster.
 
Athluan, Saphay’s husband-to-be, hears rumors of a blond maiden in royal clothes entombed in a towering pyramid of ice. It is Saphay, and she is alive. The royal wedding ensues and soon—perhaps too soon—Saphay becomes pregnant. As time goes on, the son she births will show signs of a divine and heroic destiny.

 

  • ISBN: 9781497653030 |
  • Hardcover: 426 pages |
  • Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy |
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  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook