-The Sixth Order wields the sword of justice and smites the enemies of the Faith and the Realm.- Vaelin Al Sorna was only a child of ten when his father left him at the iron gate of the Sixth Order--a caste devoted to battle. Vaelin will be trained and hardened to the austere, celibate and dangerous life of a warrior of the Faith. He has family w save the Order. Vaelin's father was Battle Lord to King Janus, ruler of the Unified Realm--and Vaelin's rage at being deprived of his birthright kws bounds. Even his cherished memories of his mother are soon challenged by what he learns within the Order. But one truth overpowers all the rest: Vaelin Al Sorna is destined for a future he has yet to comprehend. A future that will alter t only the Realm, but the world.
Anthony Ryan is the author of the Raven's Shadow novels Blood Song, Tower Lord, and Queen of Fire. He lives in London.
Date of Publication
Paperback / softback
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Raven's Shadow Novels
Country of Publication
black & white illustrations, maps
Mass market (rack) paperback,Unsewn / adhesive bound