Stormed Fortress : Fifth Book of the Alliance of Light
The spellbinding final instalment of The Alliance of Light.Though Athera may be free, the fight is far from over...The heartstopping conclusion to the Alliance of Light series brings Lysaer's army of Light to besiege the great citadel of Alestron. Master of Shadow, Arithon, with barely a moment's recuperation from his victory over the necromancers, has discovered that young Jeynsa s'Valerient whom he has sworn to protect, has joined the ranks of his disowned allies within the threatened citadel. Worse, following a failed rescue attempt, his beloved Elaira, his double, Fionn Areth, and the spellbinder Dakar are also trapped within Alestron's walls. The chancy wiles of Davien the betrayer must spirit Arithon across the enemy lines to attempt a bold and perilous rescue mission.Arithon must seek the heartcore of his talent, even while embroiled in a savage battle against those he has vowed to protect. But treachery strikes from deep within the duke's ranks. Lysaer's fanatics will be unleashed to claim their bloody revenge. With the Fellowship Sorcerers in mortal danger, and all under threat from a collapsing grimward, Davien the betrayer is unable to intercede to save his colleagues and so will be forced to invoke the dire terms of an ancient and most secretive bargain.Arithon stands alone at the hour of reckoning as the true purpose of the Koriani enchantresses becomes, at long last fully, unveiled - with the covetous Prime Matriarch now poised to snatch a prize, a prize beyond that of merely integrity and life...
- Paperback | 656 pages
- 110 x 176 x 44mm | 358.34g
- 01 Apr 2010
- HarperCollins Publishers
- London, United Kingdom
Praise for the Wars of Light and Shadow:`Astonishingly original and compelling... A gifted creator of wonder' Raymond E Feist`Janny Wurts builds beautiful castles in the air ... where every detail is richly imagined and vividly rendered' Diana Gabaldon`It ought to be illegal for one person to have so much talent' Stephen Donaldson
About Janny Wurts
Janny Wurts is the author of the Cycle of Fire series, co-author of the worldwide bestselling Empire series with Raymond E. Feist, and is currently working on the Wars of Light and Shadow series. She often paints her own covers and is also an expert horsewoman, sailor, musician and archer.