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    DescriptionOver a millennium ago, Erna, a seismically active yet beautiful world was settled by colonists from far-distant Earth. But the seemingly habitable planet was fraught with perils no one could have foretold, and the colonists found themselves caught in a desperate battle for survival against the fae, a terrifying natural force with the power to prey upon the human mind itself, drawing forth a person's worst nightmare images or most treasured dreams and indiscriminately giving them life. Twelve centuries after fate first stranded the colonists on Erna, mankind has achieved an uneasy stalemate, and human sorcerers manipulate the fae for their own profit, little realizing that demonic forces which feed upon such efforts are rapidly gaining in strength. Now, as the hordes of the dark fae multiply, four people?Priest, Adept, Apprentice, and Sorcerer?are about to be drawn inexorably together for a mission which will force them to confront an evil beyond their imagining, in a conflict which will put not only their own lives but the very fate of humankind in jeopardy...


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    Title
    Black Sun Rising
    Subtitle
    The Coldfire Trilogy, Book One
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) C S Friedman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 592
    Width: 107 mm
    Height: 173 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780886775278
    ISBN 10: 0886775272
    Classifications

    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11000
    Ingram Subject Code: FA
    B&T General Subject: 350
    Libri: I-FA
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 66
    BISAC V2.8: FIC009000
    Publisher
    DAW BOOKS
    Imprint name
    DAW BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 September 1994
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    An acknowledged master of Dark Fantasy, Celia Friedman is a John W. Campbell award finalist, and the author of the highly acclaimed "Coldfire""Trilogy, ""New York""Times" Notable Book of the Year "This Alien Shore," "In Conquest Born," "The Madness Season," "The Wilding" and "The""Magister""Trilogy." Ms. Friedman worked for twenty years as a professional costume designer, but retired from that career in 1996 to focus on her writing. She lives in Virginia, and can be contacted via her website, www.csfriedman.com.