The Black King

The Black King One of fantasy fiction s foremost creators concludes the epic black throne saga with this magnificent tale of a world coveted by a ruthless spirit returned to life in the mind of an innocent monarch

  • Title: The Black King
  • Author: Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • ISBN: 9780553581188
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • One of fantasy fiction s foremost creators concludes the epic black throne saga with this magnificent tale of a world coveted by a ruthless spirit, returned to life in the mind of an innocent monarch.The Black KingFor Gift, who has renounced the Black Throne to become a Shaman, the news from Blue Isle is disheartening There his sister, Queen Arianna, once a proponent of pOne of fantasy fiction s foremost creators concludes the epic black throne saga with this magnificent tale of a world coveted by a ruthless spirit, returned to life in the mind of an innocent monarch.The Black KingFor Gift, who has renounced the Black Throne to become a Shaman, the news from Blue Isle is disheartening There his sister, Queen Arianna, once a proponent of peace, has begun to prepare for war For unknown to Gift, Arianna has been possessed by the dark soul of the Black King who nearly destroyed the Fey Empire generations before in his mad quest for power Through darkest magic he has returned to life in Arianna s body to finish what he started while the queen s true consciousness has been hidden away by her most ardent supporters Now Gift must somehow avert the tragedy that threatens his world But looming above all is the ancient curse of Blood against Blood, forbidding one member of the Black Family from taking the life of another Yet what choice does Gift have If the Black King is allowed to assume the Throne he will plunge the world into a terrifying cataclysm that could destroy all who inhabit it.

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      Published :2019-03-05T07:11:18+00:00

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    1. Kristine Kathryn Rusch is an award winning mystery, romance, science fiction, and fantasy writer She has written many novels under various names, including Kristine Grayson for romance, and Kris Nelscott for mystery Her novels have made the bestseller lists even in London and have been published in 14 countries and 13 different languages.Her awards range from the Ellery Queen Readers Choice Award to the John W Campbell Award In the past year, she has been nominated for the Hugo, the Shamus, and the Anthony Award She is the only person in the history of the science fiction field to have won a Hugo award for editing and a Hugo award for fiction In addition, she s written a number of nonfiction articles over the years, with her latest being the book A Freelancer s Survival Guide.She has also published as Sandy Schofield collaborations with husband Dean Wesley Smith Kristine Grayson romancesKathryn Wesley collaborations with husband Dean Wesley Smith Kris Nelscott mysteriesKris Rusch historical fictionKris DeLake romances

    2. I can't fault the story in this one, though I feel like Rugad really doesn't come across as the cunning and experienced leader he's supposed to be, but it really feels like Rusch grew way too attached to her characters.One thing I really loved about the early books in the series is how no one was safe; Any character could die at any time, and often they'd be built up, we'd get to know them, they'd make plans and then suddenly die having achieved nothing. Or they might survive for ages, you'd get [...]

    3. In general, I like Kristine Kathrine Rusch - and I am liking this second series on the Fey better than the first one. There are several unresolved plot lines that aren't resolved yet, so I assume this till be a 3 or 5 novel series. One of the interesting ideas this book explores is power - where does it reside and with whom does (or should) it reside.

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