By George R. R. Martin
Here's the 3rd quantity in George R. R. Martin’s superb cycle of novels that incorporates A video game of Thrones and A conflict of Kings. As an entire, this sequence contains a real masterpiece of contemporary myth, bringing jointly the easiest the style has to supply. Magic, secret, intrigue, romance, and experience fill those pages and shipping us to an international in contrast to any we've ever skilled. Already hailed as a vintage, George R. R. Martin’s gorgeous sequence is destined to face as one of many nice achievements of resourceful fiction.
A hurricane of Swords
Of the 5 contenders for strength, one is useless, one other in disfavor, and nonetheless the wars rage as violently as ever, as alliances are made and damaged. Joffrey, of residence Lannister, sits at the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the land of the Seven Kingdoms. His such a lot sour rival, Lord Stannis, stands defeated and disgraced, the sufferer of the jealous sorceress who holds him in her evil thrall. yet younger Robb, of residence Stark, nonetheless principles the North from the castle of Riverrun. Robb plots opposed to his despised Lannister enemies, at the same time they carry his sister hostage at King’s touchdown, the seat of the Iron Throne. in the meantime, making her manner throughout a blood-drenched continent is the exiled queen, Daenerys, mistress of the one 3 dragons nonetheless left within the world....
But as opposing forces maneuver for the ultimate significant showdown, a military of barbaric wildlings arrives from the outermost line of civilization. of their forefront is a horde of legendary Others--a supernatural military of the dwelling useless whose lively corpses are unstoppable. because the way forward for the land hangs within the stability, nobody will leisure till the Seven Kingdoms have exploded in a veritable hurricane of swords. . .
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Lady Stark had promised him release if he delivered her message to Tyrion, and Ser Cleos had solemnly vowed to do so. They’d all done a deal of vowing back in that cell, Jaime most of all. That was Lady Catelyn’s price for loosing him. She had laid the point of the big wench’s sword against his heart and said, “Swear that you will never again take up arms against Stark nor Tully. Swear that you will compel your brother to honor his pledge to return my daughters safe and unharmed. Swear on your honor as a knight, on your honor as a Lannister, on your honor as a Sworn Brother of the Kingsguard.
The dogs whimpered when the sun went down. He gave them water and curses. ” By then he could smell supper. Dywen was holding forth at the cookfire as Chett got his heel of hardbread and a bowl of bean and bacon soup from Hake the cook. “The wood’s too silent,” the old forester was saying. “No frogs near that river, no owls in the dark. ” “Them teeth of yours sound pretty dead,” said Hake. Dywen clacked his wooden teeth. “No wolves neither. There was, before, but no more. ” “Someplace warm,” said Chett.
She frowned at him, pushing the oars forward, pulling them back, pushing them forward, saying nothing. As glib of tongue as she is fair of face. ” Even that was given grudgingly. “Tarth,” Jaime said. “A ghastly large rock in the narrow sea, as I recall. And Evenfall is sworn to Storm’s End. ” “It is Lady Catelyn I serve. And she commanded me to deliver you safe to your brother Tyrion at King’s Landing, not to bandy words with you. ” “Talk with Ser Cleos then. ” Jaime hooted. “Are there monsters hereabouts?