By George R. R. Martin
A comet the colour of blood and flame cuts around the sky. nice leaders—Lord Eddard Stark and Robert Baratheon—who carry sway over an age of enforced peace are lifeless, sufferers of royal treachery. Now, from the traditional fort of Dragonstone to the forbidding seashores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions fight for keep an eye on of a divided land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, getting ready to stake their claims via tempest, turmoil, and conflict.
It is a story during which 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 nation-state. opposed to a backdrop of incest and fratricide, alchemy and homicide, victory may match to the boys and ladies possessed of the coldest steel...and the coldest hearts. For while kings conflict, the entire land trembles.
Here is the second one quantity in George R.R. Martin amazing cycle of novels that comes with A video game of Thrones and A typhoon of Swords. As an entire, this sequence includes a real masterpiece of contemporary fable, bringing jointly the simplest the style has to provide. Magic, secret, intrigue, romance, and event fill those pages and shipping us to a global not like any we have now ever skilled. Already hailed as a vintage, George R.R. Martin wonderful sequence is destined to face as one of the good achievements of inventive fiction.
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A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2) by George R. R. Martin