Destiny

Child of the Sky

The Symphony of Ages (Volume 3 of 8)

Elizabeth Haydon

Tor Fantasy

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A FELLOWSHIP OF THREE

To stand against the F'dor-- an ancient, vile being intent on destroying the world-- a fellowship has been forged: Rhapsody, a Singer of great talent and beauty; Achmed, an assassin with unearthly talents; and Grunthor, a giant of jolly disposition and lethal skill with weapons.

Driven by prophetic visions, the three know that time is running short, know that they must find their elusive enemy before his darkness consumes them all. But after their final, brutal confrontation with the F'dor, their world crosses the threshold of disaster and faces utter oblivion. The action reaches a fevered pitch, achieving a crescendo of tragedy, love, and triumph of human spirit over world-shattering cataclysm.

With death at hand and the world crumbling at their feet, these three will finally discover their true ...

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YARIM PAAR, PROVINCE OF YARIM
 
 
In winter the dry red earth that had given Yarim its name was akin to desert sand. Granular specks of it hung heavy in the air of the decaying province, sweeping it like a vengeful wind demon, stinging with cold.
That blood-red clay-sand glistened in the first light of morning, sprinkled with a thin coating of crystalline frost. The frost painted the dilapidated stone buildings and neglected streets, dressing them for a moment in a shining finery that Yarim’s capital had no doubt known long ago, an elegance that now existed

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"Filled with detail and a complex, multi-faceted plotline, and readers will quickly pick up on the echoes of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth and David Eddings Belgariad series, as well as Celtic and Norse mythology, and even a dash of Mozart's Magic Flute."--Toronto National Post & Mail

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Elizabeth Haydon

As the daughter of an air force officer, Elizabeth Haydon began traveling at an early age and has since traveled all over the world. She draws on the imagery of these visits in the Symphony of Ages series, and blends her love of music, anthropology, herbalism and folklore into much of her writing. Haydon is also a harpist and a madrigal singer (a singer of medieval songs). Currently, she works as an editor in educational publishing and lives with her family on the East Coast.

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Destiny
Child of the Sky
Elizabeth Haydon

Mass Market Paperbound

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Fantasy
May 2002
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780812570830
ISBN10: 0812570839
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 864 pages
$7.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
May 2002
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466823037
ISBN10: 1466823038
864 pages
$7.99
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