Arrow's Flight (Valdemar: Heralds of Valdemar, Book 2) by Mercedes Lackey

By Mercedes Lackey

Set within the medieval myth state of Valdemar, this special and intriguing novel keeps the tale of Talia. Having mastered the powers essential to a mother or father of the dominion, she faces the ultimate coaching for her initiation as adviser and protector of the Queen.

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Their gods are Crom and his dark race, who rule over a sunless place of everlasting mist, which is the world of the dead. Mitra! ” “Well,” grinned Prospero, “the dark hills of Cimmeria are far behind you. And now I go. ” His gusty laughter followed Prospero out of the chamber. III Under the caverned pyramids great Set coils asleep; Among the shadows of the tombs his dusky people creep. I speak the Word from the hidden gulfs that never knew the sun – Send me a servant for my hate, oh scaled and shining One!

Conan’s philosophy is best expressed in one passage from Queen of the Black Coast: “In this world men struggle and suffer vainly, finding pleasure only in the bright madness of battle … Let me live deep while I live; let me know the rich juices of red meat and stinging wine on my palate, the hot embrace of white arms, the mad exultation of battle when the blue blades flame and crimson, and I am content. Let teachers and priests and philosophers brood over questions of reality and illusion. I know this: if life is illusion, then I am no less an illusion, and being thus, the illusion is real to me.

From story to story, Conan could be a king in Medieval Europe (The Scarlet Citadel), a general in an antique Assyria torn with rivalries between city-states (Black Colossus), or a member of the wild kozaks – the term is transparent enough – of the East. ” With the creation of the Hyborian Age, he had offered himself a universe where all those barbarian peoples could co-exist in the same time-frame, and in Conan the Cimmerian the perfect vehicle to express his views on barbarism and civilization.

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