By George R. R. Martin
George R. R. Martin, a author of unsurpassed imaginative and prescient, strength, and mind's eye, has created a landmark of delusion fiction. In his greatly acclaimed A video game of Thrones, he brought us to a rare global of ask yourself, intrigue, and event. Now, within the eagerly awaited moment quantity during this epic saga, he once more proves himself a grasp myth-maker, environment a customary opposed to which all different myth novels can be measured for years to come.
Time is out of joint. The summer time of peace and lots, ten years lengthy, is drawing to a detailed, and the cruel, sit back wintry weather methods like an indignant beast. nice leaders--Lord Eddard Stark and Robert Baratheon--who held sway over an age of enforced peace are dead...victims of royal treachery. Now, from the traditional fortress of Dragonstone to the forbidding seashores of Winterfell, chaos reigns, as pretenders to the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms organize to stake their claims via tempest, turmoil, and war.
As a prophecy of doom cuts around the sky--a comet the colour of blood and flame--six factions fight for keep watch over of a divided land. Eddard's son Robb has declared himself King within the North. within the south, Joffrey, the inheritor obvious, ideas in identify merely, sufferer of the scheming courtiers who teem over King's touchdown. Robert's brothers each one search their very own dominion, whereas a disfavored apartment turns once again to conquest. And a continent away, an exiled queen, the mummy of Dragons, hazards every thing to guide her important brood throughout a difficult sizzling wilderness to win again the crown that's rightfully hers.
A conflict of Kings transports us right into a extraordinary, forgotten land of revelry and revenge, wizardry and struggle. it's a story during which maidens cavort with madmen, brother plots opposed to brother, and the lifeless upward push to stroll within the evening. right here a princess masquerades as an orphan boy; a knight of the brain prepares a poison for a treacherous sorceress; and wild males descend from the Mountains of the Moon to ravage the countryside.
Against a backdrop of incest and fratricide, alchemy and homicide, the cost of glory should be measured in blood. And the spoils of victory may visit the lads and girls possessed of the coldest steel...and the coldest hearts. For while rulers conflict, all the land feels the tremors.
Audacious, artistic, brilliantly imagined, A conflict of Kings is a unique of impressive attractiveness and boundless enchantment--a story of natural pleasure you'll by no means forget.
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A pair of squires buckled the prince into his ornate silver-andcrimson armor. A tall plume of red feathers sprouted from the crest of his helm, and the lion of Lannister and crowned stag of Baratheon frolicked together on his shield. The squires helped him mount, and Ser Aron Santagar, the Red Keep’s master-at-arms, stepped forward and handed Tommen a blunted silver longsword with a leaf-shaped blade, crafted to fit an eight-year-old hand. Tommen raised the blade high. ” he shouted in a high boyish voice as he put his heels into his pony and started across the hard-packed dirt at the quintain.
The red woman studied him. ” He could feel them all watching him. Davos clutched at him as he left the bench, catching his sleeve with the fingers that Lord Stannis had shortened. ” he whispered. ” He shook off Davos’s hand, spilling a drop of wine on the rushes. She met him beneath the high table with every man’s eyes upon them. But Cressen saw only her. Red silk, red eyes, the ruby red at her throat, red lips curled in a faint smile as she put her hand atop his own, around the cup. Her skin felt hot, feverish.
True,” Tyrion agreed, “yet you still hold his daughters, don’t you? ” “Sansa,” the queen said. “I’ve given it out that I have the younger brat as well, but it’s a lie. I sent Meryn Trant to take her in hand when Robert died, but her wretched dancing master interfered and the girl fled. No one has seen her since. Likely she’s dead. ” Tyrion had hoped for both Stark girls, but he supposed one would have to do. ” His sister glanced at the door. ” “Father seems to have taken a dislike to them. ” He leaned forward across the table.
A Clash of Kings (Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2) by George R. R. Martin