The Grace of Kings

The Grace of Kings

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Two men rebel together against tyranny--and then become rivals--in this first sweeping book of an epic fantasy series from Ken Liu, recipient of Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards. Wily, charming Kuni Garu, a bandit, and stern, fearless Mata Zyndu, the son of a deposed duke, seem like polar opposites. Yet, in the uprising against the emperor, the two quickly become the best of friends after a series of adventures fighting against vast conscripted armies, silk-draped airships, and shapeshifting gods. Once the emperor has been overthrown, however, they each find themselves the leader of separate factions--two sides with very different ideas about how the world should be run and the meaning of justice. Fans of intrigue, intimate plots, and action will find a new series to embrace in the Dandelion Dynasty.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 623 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 54mm | 799.99g
  • Saga Press
  • English
  • 1481424270
  • 9781481424271
  • 144,294

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"The Grace of Kings is a fantasy, with petty meddling gods, odd mechanized inventions, and a sense that mystical powers lurk around the corner. It is nothing if not epic."--Justin Landon " "
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7,358 ratings
3.74 out of 5 stars
5 27% (1,950)
4 37% (2,722)
3 24% (1,797)
2 9% (640)
1 3% (249)
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