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Crown of Vengeance

Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory

Tor Books

Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory, bestselling authors individually and together, return to the world  of their New York Times and USA Today bestselling Obsidian and Enduring Flame Trilogies with Crown of Vengeance. Here, readers will learn the truth about the Elven Queen Vielissiar Faricarnon, who was the first to face the Endarkened in battle and the first to bond with a dragon. She worked some of the greatest magics her world has ever known, and paid the greatest Price. Crown of Vengeance is an exciting fantasy adventure that will appeal to fans of Mercedes Lackey's Valdemar series. No previous knowledge of Lackey and Mallory's collaborations is necessary to enjoy this fast-paced, action-packed novel, but returning readers will be excited to discover this amazing story.

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CHAPTER ONE
 

THE FALL OF FARCARINON
Even as we reckon time, our history is long—so long its beginnings have been worn away by the passage of time. Long before Man came to be, we were. It could be said that our history begins with the Endarkened, for that terrible conflict scoured away all that we had been before it, leaving us one purpose:
Survival.
—Peldalathiriel Caerthalien, Of the Reign of Great Queen Vieliessar
Perchelion used to tell me the Hunt rode through every storm. When I grew old enough to question I said I did not believe her. I remember how
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Praise for Crown of Vengeance

"A thoughtfully created world, engaging characters, and a tighter plot than many fantasy epics make this new novel a must-have.”  —VOYA on The Phoenix Unchained

“Lackey and Mallory combine their talents for storytelling and world crafting into a panoramic effort.  Filled with magic, dragons, elves, and other mythical creatures, this title belongs in most fantasy collections.”  —Library Journal on To Light a Candle

"Delightful."  —Booklist on The Outstretched Shadow

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  • Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory

  • MERCEDES LACKEY and JAMES MALLORY have written the Enduring Flame trilogy, which includes the New York Times bestseller The Phoenix Transformed, and the Obsidian Trilogy: The Outstretched Shadow, named Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror by VOYA; To Light a Candle, a USA Today bestseller; and When Darkness Falls, a New York Times bestseller.  Lackey lives in Claremore, Oklahoma. Mallory lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
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