The Silver Sword

David Zindell

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David Zindell crafted a glorious fantasy in The Lightstone, an epic tale of good versus evil...and how far a man will go to save his world without destroying all he loves. The quest continues in The Silver Sword.

On the island continent of Ea it is a dark time of chaos and war. Morjin, the evil Lord of Lies, seeks to enslave the entire world. Land after land falls under his evil power. The one thing that has the potential to destroy him is an object that has been lost for ages: the Lightstone. 
 
The call to seek this stone was sent out by one of the few major rulers still free of Morjin's grip to all those who oppose the dreaded sorcerer.
 
One who answered this call was Valashu Elahad, the seventh and youngest Valeri prince of the royal house of Mesh. Val and his stalwart companions have braved many dangers and fought many battles in their search for this elusive totem.
 
It looks as if their quest may be at an end and a great victory shimmers on the horizon. But not all images are real. Is the Lightstone within Val's grasp or has he embarked upon a road too horrible to conceive?

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Chapter One

The siren choked off in mid-wail. Within seconds, the flashing red light swept through the frosted glass of the ER’s sliding door like a disco ball on overdrive.I heaved a self-pitying sigh. Ten minutes before the end of a long night shift, I’d counted on an uneventful and punctual exit. Any chance for either vanished when the ambulance stretcher and two paramedics burst through the main Emergency Room doors.

“Which room?” the tall scraggy paramedic yelled as they careened past the triage desk.

“Trauma Two,” the triage nurse

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Praise for The Silver Sword

"Fans of Terry Goodkind, Greg Keyes, and Steven Erickson will find much to like."
--Publishers Weekly on The Silver Sword
 
“Zindell's combination of adventure, metaphysics and intellectual debate works marvelously, leaving you ready for more.”—Locus on The Broken God

“Zindell creates a universe loaded with spectacle.”—Publishers Weekly on The Wild

“A victorious book.”—John Clute, Interzone on Neverness

“Spectacular World-making.”—The Times(UK) on The Broken God

“A novel of unusual depth and scope. An impressive achievement.”—Booklist on The Broken God

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David Zindell

David Zindell's short story "Shanidar" was a prize-winning entry in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest. In addition to The Lightstone and The Silver Sword, he is the author of several critically acclaimed novels: Neverness, The Broken God, and The Wild.  He resides in Colorado.

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The Silver Sword
David Zindell

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Tor Books
April 2008
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ISBN: 9781466805828
ISBN10: 146680582X
320 pages
$7.99
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