The King's Buccaneer (Riftwar: Krondor's Sons, Book 2) by Raymond E. Feist

By Raymond E. Feist

The entire of the terrific Riftwar Cycle through bestselling writer Raymond E. Feist, grasp of magic and experience, now on hand in e-book In Amos Trask's send, Prince Nicholas and Squire Harry set sail for a pleasant stopover at to Uncle Martin in Crydee. yet whereas the 2 are visitors in Crydee, catastrophe moves. Nicholas, 3rd son of Prince Arutha, is a talented child, yet sheltered through lifestyles at his father’s court docket in Krondor. to profit extra of the realm outdoors the palace partitions, Nicholas and his squire, Harry, set sail for pastoral Crydee, the place Arutha grew up. presently after their arrival, Crydee is brutally attacked. The fort is diminished to ruins, the townspeople slaughtered and younger noblewomen – pals of Nicholas – are kidnapped. As Nicholas ventures farther from the customary landmarks of his domestic in pursuit of the invaders, he learns that there's extra at stake than the destiny of his associates, extra even than destiny of the dominion of the Isles, for in the back of the murderous pirates stands a strength that threatens the whole international of Midkemia, and merely he's destined to confront this terrifying hazard. Set ten years after the occasions in Prince of Blood, The King’s Buccaneer returns to Feist’s best-loved international during this stand-alone novel.

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But still, it was just one palace. The Discworld demons can do better than that: their Pandemonium is a whole city. Most demons are rather old-fashioned as regards their personal appearance, liking to look as disgusting as possible. Thus Urglefloggah, Spawn of the Pit and Loathly Guardian of the Dread Portal, who welcomes newcomers to Hell, has various well-fanged mouths and more tentacles than legs, though fewer arms than heads. First impressions are so important. Then there was Quezovercoatl the Feathered Boa, a demon who went off to become a god to the humans of the Tezuman Empire and teach them how to cut the hearts out of one another on top of pyramids.

In agonies of outrage and boredom, the lesser demons conferred on him the title of Supreme Life President of Hell and gave him a luxurious but remote office to himself, where he is still happily busy compiling an in-depth analysis of the role, function, priorities and goals of the demon race. After which, the old familiar flames flickered once again. It was for the best (or, technically, for this is Hell, for the worst). It is only a matter of time before he invents the first-ever mission statement, causing his world to end in self-defence.

He enjoys gambling and chess, largely because when he plays, the roll of the dice is always fixed and there are always two queens on his side of the board 舑 unless, of course, his eternal rival the Lady has a hand in the game, in which case there is a million-to-one chance that somebody might cheat Fate. In the mythologies of the Earth, Fate is sometimes personified as three old women, the Fates 舑 three because triplicity symbolizes power. More often, however, he remains an abstract figure. The gods of Djelibeybi In the river kingdom of Djelibeybi, the national religion has been accreting and fermenting and bubbling away for seven thousand years, during which time nobody ever threw away a god, in case he might come in useful one day.

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