By C. S. Friedman
The Coldfire trilogy tells a narrative of discovery and conflict opposed to evil on a planet the place a strength of nature exists that's able to reshaping the realm in keeping with psychic stimulus. This terrifying strength, very like magic, has the facility to prey upon the human brain, drawing forth a person's worst nightmare pictures or so much valuable desires and indiscriminately giving them lifestyles. this can be the tale of 2 males: one, a warrior priest able to sacrifice whatever and every little thing for the reason for humanity's growth; the opposite, a sorcerer who has survived for numerous centuries by means of a complete submission to evil. they're absolute enemies who needs to unite to overcome an evil more than whatever their international has ever recognized.
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Lord Verminaard had been an enormous human— standing nearly seven feet tall, big-boned, fleshy, and heavily muscled. “The mines,” suggested Grag. ” “The mines are outside the fortress walls. ” “You auraks can walk through air, or so I’ve heard,” Grag replied. ” “We walk the halls of magic, of time and space,” said Dray-yan reprovingly. “I could carry the bastard, I suppose, though he weighs a ton. Still, one must make sacrifices for the cause. I’ll dispose of him tonight. Now, tell me what’s going on in the fortress.
We have that meeting today with Elistan and the Seekers. I want you and your people to attend. ” Riverwind nodded but said nothing. “I know this is bad timing,” Tanis added ruefully. ” “From what you were saying, you have already decided we should stay,” said Riverwind. “Is that wise? ” “True,” said Tanis, “but the pass between here and Pax Tharkas is blocked by rocks and snow. The dragonarmy has better things to do than chase after us. They’re conquering nations. ” Riverwind turned his penetrating gaze full on Tanis.
The mines are outside the fortress walls. ” “You auraks can walk through air, or so I’ve heard,” Grag replied. ” “We walk the halls of magic, of time and space,” said Dray-yan reprovingly. “I could carry the bastard, I suppose, though he weighs a ton. Still, one must make sacrifices for the cause. I’ll dispose of him tonight. Now, tell me what’s going on in the fortress. ” “No,” said Grag, adding bluntly, “and they won’t be. Both Pyros and Flamestrike are dead. The fool dragons killed each other.