The Crimson Sword (Legend of Asahiel)

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The Age of Man has begun. The "undesirable" creatures of legend have been driven from their lands, magic has been forsaken, the old gods reduced to myth.Now humans will rule the kingdoms of the island continent of Pentania. But they are not alone.

Alson's king has been assassinated, its capital besieged by a malevolent wizard. The chaos and terror now sweeping the land have come to the remote village of Diln -- sending young Jarom far from his home to seek aid against the nefarious usurper. But a mysterious council has decreed Jarom must find one of the mythical Swords of Asahiel -- the divine talismans the elven avatars used to forge the earth -- in order to save a quarrelsome, fledgling humanity. For a Demon Queen has awakened from the abyss -- and humankind is about to discover its powerlessness in the face of the ancient terrors of the world.

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Fantasy - When the king of Alson is assassinated, the young guardian Jarom of Diln learns a shocking secret that will change him and his world. Amid the chaos. he is manipulated by a mysterious council to undertake an impossible quest. His mission: recover the Crimson Sword, one of the mythical Swords of Asahiel used by the elven avarats to forge the Earth. Yet terrible danger lies ahead. The Demon Queen Spithaera has been awakened, and mankind is about to learn how very powerless it can be against the ancient terrors of the world. And recovering the mystical talisman is only the beginning.

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"This captivating tale will have you turning the pages late into the night."--Terry Brooks

"A richly detailed world of shadow assassins, demon queens, and magical swords. Jarom is a sympathetic and engaging hero."--Library Journal

"A fantastic adventure with fun characters and events that really aren't what they seem."--Robert Newcomb, author of The Scrolls of the Ancients

"A fast-paced tale from a talented new author whose characters propel you through a terrific adventure. I loved it!"--John Saul

This captivating tale will have you turning the pages late into the night. --Terry Brooks"

A fast-paced tale from a talented new author whose characters propel you through a terrific adventure. I loved it! --John Saul"

A fantastic adventure with fun characters and events that really aren t what they seem. --Robert Newcomb, author of The Scrolls of the Ancients"

A richly detailed world of shadow assassins, demon queens, and magical swords. Jarom is a sympathetic and engaging hero. --Library Journal"

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