The Shadowbearer (Aegis of the Gods Book 0)
Terry C. Simpson
In a global the place magic corrupts and kingdoms regularly conflict, the facility that drives the realm stirs. It whispers can provide of greatness within the heads of the boys and girls that wield it. Now, it has spoken to the brain of a king.
Knight Commander Stefan Dorn, chief of the Unvanquished, has identified simply struggle, demise and, victory. All within the identify of his loyalty to King Nerian the Lightbearer, a guy he idolized.
Everything he idea he knew in regards to the King, his humans, and his global is coming to an finish. At a time whilst there may be peace, he is once more referred to as to war.
Torn among surprising adjustments at domestic, his kin, loyalty to his males and his King, Stefan needs simply to take pleasure in lifestyles clear of the battlefield. yet with the hot crusade comes a rabid, unforgiving enemy and a possible cataclysm.
Follow him as he fights to save lots of his kinfolk, his humans, his honor, and his birthright from the grips of the coloration. Can he retailer all of them? If now not, as a way to he pick out, with a view to he lose?
(Although the Shadowbearer may be learn first as a standalone, it is suggested to learn this after interpreting Etchings of Power.)
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Written.” Stefan’s insides writhed at what the phrases intended. All alongside, the King used to be already conscious of the elements of the Chronicles Galiana inspiration she stored mystery. He’d allowed her to bring the sword. He deceived all of them. ‘A strong chief is adept within the paintings of deception.’ The phrases from the Disciplines grated at Stefan. Still, why didn’t Nerian kill him and take the weapon? except he couldn’t. Stefan concept again to the day he obtained the divya from Galiana. He further that to Nerian’s.
Stood at the back of him, his darkish hair giving off a brighter than traditional sheen, his chest an oak’s trunk lined in silver armor filigreed with gold. Deep–set eyes of ebon metal stared again at Stefan in a scarred face hewn from granite. Garrick knuckled his brow and bowed, yet his eyes by no means strayed from the Knight Commander’s personal. He strode subsequent to Stefan. “Knight common Garrick,” Stefan held out a cup, “any notice from the Scouts or Envoys?” Garrick’s eyes narrowed on the name. Stefan.
Eyebrows rose inquisitively, and he rubbed at his nostril, his lips twitching ever so slowly right into a merciless smile. “No, if i must, I’ll converse to him.” “Fine.” “Are a majority of these humans fleeing Benez?” “They’re attempting to. such a lot aren’t allowed to go away, not less than now not earlier than inspection. The King believes the Erastonians have infiltrated between us. The dungeons overflow with suspects.” Cerny sounded virtually happy by means of the chance and the gleam in his eye acknowledged as a lot. Stefan floor.