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A Cavern of Black Ice (Sword of Shadows, Book 1) by J. V. Jones

By J. V. Jones

Excessive event at the SWORD fringe of DESTINY

As a baby Ash March was once abandoned--left for useless on the foot of a frozen mountain. stumbled on and raised by way of the Penthero Iss, the robust Surlord of Spire Vanis, she has constantly recognized she is diversified. negative desires plague her and infrequently within the darkness she hears dread voices from one other international. Iss watches her as she grows to womanhood, desirous to become aware of what powers his ward may well own. As his curiosity hastens, he sends his residing blade, Marafice Eye, to protect her evening and day.

Raif Sevrance, a tender guy of extended family Blackhail, additionally is aware he's assorted, with uncanny skills that distance him from the extended family. but if he and his brother live to tell the tale an ambush that plunges the total Northern Territories into battle, he but seeks justice for his personal . . . no matter if ability he needs to forsake extended family and kin.

Ash and Raif needs to discover ways to grasp their powers and settle for their joint destiny in the event that they are to defeat an historic prophecy and stop the discharge of the natural evil referred to as the tip Lords.

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Blood-drinkers, eaters of human flesh, yet possessing depths of cunning even Dessimbelackis could not have imagined. And so, seven T’rolbarahl had managed to elude their hunters for a time, sufficient to impart something of their souls to a mortal woman, widowed by the Trell Wars and without family, a woman whom none would notice, whose mind could be broken, whose body could be made into a feeding vessel, a M’ena Mahybe, for the seven-faced D’ivers T’rolbarahl child swiftly growing within her. Born into a night of terror.

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Give me the shield – strap it on my arm, damn you, Filiad. Tighter. ’ The blacksmith then reached out for the axe. Jhelim needed both arms and all his strength to raise the weapon high enough for Barathol’s right hand to slip through the chain loop, twisting twice before closing about the haft, and lifting it seemingly effortlessly from Jhelim’s grasp. ’ Kulat remained. ’ The blacksmith had not pulled his gaze from the figures. ’ ‘You must be, to stay standing here. You say you know the tribe – have they come for you, maybe?

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