By George R. R. Martin
George R. R. Martin, a author of unsurpassed imaginative and prescient, energy, and mind's eye, has created a landmark of delusion fiction. In his largely acclaimed A video game of Thrones, he brought us to a unprecedented international of ask yourself, intrigue, and experience. Now, within the eagerly awaited moment quantity during this epic saga, he once more proves himself a grasp myth-maker, surroundings a customary opposed to which all different fable novels may be measured for years to come.
Time is out of joint. The summer time of peace and many, ten years lengthy, is drawing to a detailed, and the tough, sit back wintry weather ways like an offended 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 fort of Dragonstone to the forbidding beaches of Winterfell, chaos reigns, as pretenders to the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms arrange 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, principles in identify in simple terms, sufferer of the scheming courtiers who teem over King's touchdown. Robert's brothers each one search their very own dominion, whereas a disfavored condo turns once again to conquest. And a continent away, an exiled queen, the mum of Dragons, dangers every thing to steer her important brood throughout a difficult sizzling wasteland to win again the crown that's rightfully hers.
A conflict of Kings transports us right into a incredible, 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 useless 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 might be measured in blood. And the spoils of victory may visit the boys and ladies possessed of the coldest steel...and the coldest hearts. For while rulers conflict, the entire land feels the tremors.
Audacious, creative, brilliantly imagined, A conflict of Kings is a singular of astounding attractiveness and boundless enchantment--a story of natural pleasure you are going to by no means forget.
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I haven’t given you leave to depart. ” “I’ll tell you when I know. Schemes are like fruit, they require a certain ripening. ” Tyrion rested his hand on the head of the sphinx beside the door. “One parting request. Kindly make certain no harm comes to Sansa Stark. ” Outside the council chamber, Tyrion nodded to Ser Mandon and made his way down the long vaulted hall. Bronn fell in beside him. Of Timett son of Timett there was no sign. ” Tyrion asked. “He felt an urge to explore. ” The clansmen Tyrion had brought down from their fastnesses in the Mountains of the Moon were loyal in their own fierce way, but they were proud and quarrelsome as well, prone to answer insults real or imagined with steel.
Sansa watched him walk off, his body swaying heavily from side to side with every step, like something from a grotesquerie. He speaks more gently than Joffrey, she thought, but the queen spoke to me gently too. He’s still a Lannister, her brother and Joff’s uncle, and no friend. Once she had loved Prince Joffrey with all her heart, and admired and trusted his mother, the queen. They had repaid that love and trust with her father’s head. Sansa would never make that mistake again. CHAPTER THREE TYRION I n the chilly white raiment of the Kingsguard, Ser Mandon Moore looked like a corpse in a shroud.
Hot Pie kicked his donkey, riding closer. ” His hair was the color of straw, his fat face all sunburnt and peeling. ” Yes I do, Arya could have said. I killed a boy, a fat boy like you, I stabbed him in the belly and he died, and I’ll kill you too if you don’t let me alone. Only she did not dare. Yoren didn’t know about the stableboy, but she was afraid of what he might do if he found out. Arya was pretty sure that some of the other men were killers too, the three in the manacles for sure, but the queen wasn’t looking for them, so it wasn’t the same.