The House of the Stag

The House of the Stag

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Before the Riders came to their remote valley the Yendri led a tranquil pastoral life. When the Riders conquered and enslaved them, only a few escaped to the forests. Rebellion wasn't the Yendri way; they hid, or passively resisted, taking consolation in the prophecies of their spiritual leader. Only one possessed the necessary rage to fight back: Gard, the half-demon foundling, who began a one-man guerrilla war against the Riders. His struggle ended in the loss of the family he loved, and condemnation from his own people. Exiled, he was taken as a slave by powerful mages ruling an underground kingdom. Bitterer and wiser, he found more subtle ways to earn his freedom. This is the story of his rise to power, his vengeance, his unlikely redemption, and his maturation into a loving father - as well as a lord and commander of demon armies. Kage Baker, author of the popular and witty fantasy "The Anvil of the World", returns to that magical world for another story of love, adventure, and a fair bit of ironic humour.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 340.19g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765323125
  • 9780765323125
  • 708,594

Review quote

"Demonstrates her gift for epic storytelling on a compact scale, grand in scope yet touched with small moments of wry humor. Highly recommended." - Library Journal"
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About Kage Baker

Kage Baker lives in Pismo Beach, California.
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716 ratings
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4 41% (292)
3 19% (138)
2 7% (49)
1 2% (11)
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