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Aug 01, 1995
| ISBN 9780553762921
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Aug 01, 1995 | ISBN 9780553762921
A vivid and exciting tale of courage, adventure, and dark magic by an exciting new fantasy talent, The Usurper is the second spellbinding novel in The Books of the Kingdoms.Kedryn, the young prince prophesied the sacred Book of Kyrie, has led the Three Kingdoms to victory over the barbaric northern Hordes commanded by the demonic Taws, the fire-born Messenger of the war-god Ashar. But victory had a terrible price. Kedryn was blinded by an ensorcelled sword in his hour of triumph. Now he must journey into the abode of the dead, accompanied by his beloved Wynett, on a perilous quest to confront the shade of the warrior who wielded the blade. In Kendryn’s absence, Taws the Messenger rises again, using his terrible magic to foment bloodshed and rebellion among the Kingdoms.
Angus Wells was born in a small village in Kent, England. He worked as a publicist and as a science fiction and fantasy editor before becoming a full-time author. His works include The Books of the Kingdoms (Wrath of Ashar, The… More about Angus Wells
"Angus Wells writes with a touch of magic. . . This is High Fantasy of the most exhilarating kind."—Robert Holdstock, author of Mythago Wood
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