I Am Number Four 06 The Fate of Ten

For years the Garde have fought the Mogardorians in secret.

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Author: Pittacus Lore

Publisher: Michael Joseph

ISBN: 0718178386

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Page: 352

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For years the Garde have fought the Mogardorians in secret. Now all of that has changed. The invasion has begun. John is on the front lines of the fight in New York City. And just as the odds seem stacked against him, his best friend, Sam, a human, inexplicably develops a Legacy - and Sam isn't the only one. While the pair try to track down Five and Nine amid the chaos, they encounter another teen who can wield abilities that were once only meant for the Garde. Whether she is a friend or a foe, however, remains to be seen. Meanwhile, Six, Marina, and Adam are trapped in Mexico. They fought their way into the Sanctuary and were able to awaken the power hidden within, but their preceding battle has left them without any way of reaching the others. The Mogs are returning in full force, and it will take a miracle to escape. The Garde are stretched thin, fighting this war on many fronts. If they can't find another way to stop the Mogs, humanity will suffer the same fate as the Loric: annihilation. But there is still hope. The power of the Sanctuary can save the world . . . or destroy it. It will all depend on who wields it.

The Fate of Ten

The Fate of Ten is the explosive sixth instalment in the Lorien Legacies series by Pittacus Lore. The sixth book in the thrilling, action-packed, New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series!

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Author: Pittacus Lore

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9781405913652

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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The Fate of Ten is the explosive sixth instalment in the Lorien Legacies series by Pittacus Lore. The sixth book in the thrilling, action-packed, New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series! For years the Garde have fought the Mogadorians in secret. Now all of that has changed. The invasion has begun. If the Garde can't find a way to stop the Mogs, humanity will suffer the same fate as the Lorien: annihilation. There is still hope. When the Elders sent the Garde to Earth, they had a plan-one which the Garde are finally starting to understand. In the climax of The Revenge of Seven, a group of the Garde traveled to an ancient pyramid in Mexico known to their people as the Sanctuary. There they awoke a power that had been hidden within our planet for generations. Now this power can save the world . . . or destroy it. It will all depend on who wields it. Praise for Pittacus Lore: 'Tense, exciting, full of energy' Observer 'Relentlessly readable' The Times 'Tense, keeps you wondering' Sunday Times 'Set to eclipse Harry Potter and moody vampires. Pittacus Lore is about to become one of the hottest names on the planet' Big Issue

The Fate of the Species

Agriculturebegan ten thousand years ago; one hundred thousand yearsago
Homosapiens began its migration outof Africa. ... Hislatest showsthatthe dieoff
happened in somethinglike tenthousand years, but thatdoesn't meanit actually
took ...

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Author: Fred Guterl

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781608196241

Category: Science

Page: 224

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In the history of planet earth, mass species extinctions have occurred five times, about once every 100 million years. A "sixth extinction" is known to be underway now, with over 200 species dying off every day. Not only that, but the cause of the sixth extinction is also the source of single biggest threat to human life: our own inventions. What this bleak future will truly hold, though, is much in dispute. Will our immune systems be attacked by so-called super bugs, always evolving, and now more easily spread than ever? Will the disappearance of so many species cripple the biosphere? Will global warming transform itself into a runaway effect, destroying ecosystems across the planet? In this provocative book, Fred Guterl examines each of these scenarios, laying out the existing threats, and proffering the means to avoid them. This book is more than a tour of an apocalyptic future; it is a political salvo, an antidote to well-intentioned but ultimately ineffectual thinking. Though it's honorable enough to switch light bulbs and eat home-grown food, the scope of our problems, and the size of our population, is too great. And so, Guterl argues, we find ourselves in a trap: Technology got us into this mess, and it's also the only thing that can help us survive it. Guterl vividly shows where our future is heading, and ultimately lights the route to safe harbor.

The Fate of Mice

She might have been eight or ten, half his own age, or older than that but starved,
her thin ribs showing through a tear in her shirt. The tear, he guessed, had once
been a hole she'd made for her heart to go through, but had widened with wear ...

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Author: Susan Palwick

Publisher: Tachyon Publications

ISBN: 9781616960360

Category: Fiction

Page: 218

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Gathering together the most outstanding short stories of Susan Palwick’s twenty-year literary career, The Fate of Mice is a powerful collection from an extraordinary fantasist. These unflinching tales, including three original pieces, consider a woman born with her heart exposed and the heartless killer who protects her, a wolf who is willingly ensnared by a devious academic, a businessman resurrected to play at politics, and an ingenious mouse dreaming beyond the laboratory. With the perceptiveness of Joyce Carol Oates, the inventiveness of Ray Bradbury, and the emotional resonance of Alice Sebold, The Fate of Mice is a meditation on the very art of storytelling: mythic, beautiful, and often brutal, filled with authentic compassion.

The Fate of Avarel Book One The Quest for Truth Mountain

I'd say about eight to ten feet tall with glowing yellow eyes that radiated in the
night. Belfry, poor Belfry. He was in front and saw them first. He started screaming
, a kind of girly scream actually, but loud as hell. Horatio was closet to him and
tried ...

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Author: Aubrey Gravier

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595413997

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 232

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An ancient evil spawned beyond the known world emerges from the shadows, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. In the forgotten land of Avárel, the king is slain and his Palace of the Ancients is in ruins. Endowed with a mysterious magic, twin warriors Alric and Aidan Godfrey of Avárel are destined for greatness-if they can survive the deadly perils in their path. The brothers learn that a ruthless warrior has been unleashed from the shadows with the sole purpose of annihilating their family. With their trusted companions and Alric's magical dog, Bane, they embark on a treacherous journey to the fabled city of Truth Mountain. But the quest takes an unforeseen turn as creatures of legend and emanations from the darkest recesses of the mind continuously assault them. Fate intervenes as the intrepid heroes uncover a mystical race of elves and a religious military force whose origins are shrouded in secrecy. Yet what awaits them at Truth Mountain is more terrifying than they can imagine. Will the young twins survive to see their destiny fulfilled? The fate of Avárel hangs in the balance

The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere

“Either they are more democratically minded and dedicated to the Constitution
than they were ten years ago, or they are more politically astute, or both.”102
Privately, Hill was more explicit. “At last the military are cracking down,” he wrote
an ...

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Author: William Michael Schmidli

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801469619

Category: History

Page: 272

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During the first quarter-century of the Cold War, upholding human rights was rarely a priority in U.S. policy toward Latin America. Seeking to protect U.S. national security, American policymakers quietly cultivated relations with politically ambitious Latin American militaries—a strategy clearly evident in the Ford administration’s tacit support of state-sanctioned terror in Argentina following the 1976 military coup d’état. By the mid-1970s, however, the blossoming human rights movement in the United States posed a serious threat to the maintenance of close U.S. ties to anticommunist, right-wing military regimes. The competition between cold warriors and human rights advocates culminated in a fierce struggle to define U.S. policy during the Jimmy Carter presidency. In The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere, William Michael Schmidli argues that Argentina emerged as the defining test case of Carter’s promise to bring human rights to the center of his administration’s foreign policy. Entering the Oval Office at the height of the kidnapping, torture, and murder of tens of thousands of Argentines by the military government, Carter set out to dramatically shift U.S. policy from subtle support to public condemnation of human rights violation. But could the administration elicit human rights improvements in the face of a zealous military dictatorship, rising Cold War tension, and domestic political opposition? By grappling with the disparate actors engaged in the struggle over human rights, including civil rights activists, second-wave feminists, chicano/a activists, religious progressives, members of the New Right, conservative cold warriors, and business leaders, Schmidli utilizes unique interviews with U.S. and Argentine actors as well as newly declassified archives to offer a telling analysis of the rise, efficacy, and limits of human rights in shaping U.S. foreign policy in the Cold War.

The Fate of Borderline Patients

CHAPTER TEN Other Variables Affecting Outcome AGORAPHOBIA Agoraphobia
was one of the more common secondary diagnoses among the PI borderline
patients ; for several , it was the condition necessitating hospitalization .

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Author: Michael H. Stone

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 0898623995

Category: Psychology

Page: 357

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Providing a cost-effective treatment model that is respectful of patients' needs, their strengths, and their limitations, this book presents the first dynamic and coherent approach to group treatment for the chronically mentally ill. By structuring members' variable attendance, the flexibly bound model, which utilizes group dynamic principles to maximize therapeutic opportunities, respects the actual behavior of many chronically ill persons, making this treatment format available to a broad portion of this population. Illustrated with numerous case vignettes, the book outlines the elements of supportive treatment and therapeutic goals and then describes in detail specific strategies and interventions.

Political Spectacle and the Fate of American Schools

In this final chapter we synthesize this evidence and analysis into ten lessons we
hope to pass on to the reader. We then ask whether education policy, as the field
traditionally defines it, can do any good at all in the current political climate.

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Author: Mary Lee Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135954680

Category: Education

Page: 320

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The authors argue that the most influential and well-known educational policy programs in the past 30 years are not based on democratic consensus, but are instead formulated by the political community as symbolic efforts meant to generate personal partisan gain.

Oil Wealth and the Fate of the Forest

10. Comparison,. conclusions. and. recommendations. It is now time to pull
together the different pieces in this final chapter ... Second, we shall compare the
analytical results, including a synthesis of the ten partial links between oil wealth
and ...

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Author: Sven Wunder

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134469253

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

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Reduction in the size of the world's remaining rainforests is an issue of huge importance for all societies. This new book - an analysis of the impact of oil wealth on tropical deforestation in South America, Africa and Asia - takes a much more analytical approach than the usual fare of environmental studies. The focus on economies as a whole leads to a more balanced view than those that are often put forward and therefore, vitally, a view that is more valid. Of use to those who study environmental issues and economics, this book is potentially an indispensable tool for policy-makers the world over.

The Fate of Reason

... historical significance. It marks one of the starting points of the Sturm und
Drang and the reaction against the Enlightenment. It is certainly comparable in its
historical significance to Rousseau's experience only ten years earlier, when, ...

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Author: Frederick C. Beiser

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674020693

Category: Philosophy

Page: 395

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The Fate of Reason is the first general history devoted to the period between Kant and Fichte, one of the most revolutionary and fertile in modern philosophy. The philosophers of this time broke with the two central tenets of the modem Cartesian tradition: the authority of reason and the primacy of epistemology. They also witnessed the decline of the Aufkldrung, the completion of Kant's philosophy, and the beginnings of post-Kantian idealism. Thanks to Beiser we can newly appreciate the influence of Kant's critics on the development of his philosophy. Beiser brings the controversies, and the personalities who engaged in them, to life and tells a story that has uncanny parallels with the debates of the present.

The New and Complete Dictionary of the English Language

... di ions . a lecular poffe hon Ten ' antable ( adi . from tenant ) Capable of being
held Tempo : a lý ( adv . from temporal ) With respea to tem . by a tenant , fit to be
held by a tenant . poral interests Ten ' antavieneis ( s . from tenantable ) The fate
 ...

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Author: John Ash

Publisher:

ISBN: ONB:+Z183005201

Category:

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Harsh is the Fate

Damned, if they didn't stay here for ten months, pounding us with artillery and
everything else they had, trying to starve us into quitting. “Just look around.” The
man swung his arm in a wide arc to indicate the shelled remains of homes and ...

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Author: Betty Larosa

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781452071404

Category: Fiction

Page: 196

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After the Civil War, Philip Creighton returns to Creighton’s Crossroads a changed man. Still grieving Caroline’s loss, he wishes nothing more than to settle into a peaceful existence. But can he? Given the rumors circulating about his scandalous involvement with Caroline, he faces a backlash of moral outrage not only from his family but the entire town. Philip’s other wish is realized when he learns his divorce from Elizabeth is about to become final. But his life is soon shattered by a shocking murder from an unexpected source, an event that changes the direction of his life. It is then he decides it’s time to bring his illegitimate son Chandler to Crossroads. His family’s predictable reaction to this is indignation mingled with jealousy that his bastard child is now the Creighton heir, so they set out to make Philip’s life miserable. After a lengthy trip abroad to recover from the trauma of the murder trial, Philip immerses himself in the family businesses and the construction of an opulent mansion to reinforce his image of power—and to establish Chandler’s place in Crossroads society. On Christmas Eve 1867, his family’s last cruel act toward his two year old son drives Philip over the edge, forcing him to acknowledge at last that returning to Crossroads has been nothing but a disaster. With a dramatic flourish before abandoning his past, Philip unleashes a bombshell that stuns the entire town, sending the message that, like his father, Philip knows how to repay.

The Fate of Liberty

Modern scholarship shows that the naval blockade increased fivefold in
effectiveness, as federal captures of ships rose from one in ten in 1861 to one in
two by 1865.2 Yet the number of men held in Northern military prisons for running
the ...

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Author: Mark E. Neely Jr.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199728976

Category: History

Page: 304

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If Abraham Lincoln was known as the Great Emancipator, he was also the only president to suspend the writ of habeas corpus. Indeed, Lincoln's record on the Constitution and individual rights has fueled a century of debate, from charges that Democrats were singled out for harrassment to Gore Vidal's depiction of Lincoln as an "absolute dictator." Now, in the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Fate of Liberty, one of America's leading authorities on Lincoln wades straight into this controversy, showing just who was jailed and why, even as he explores the whole range of Lincoln's constitutional policies. Mark Neely depicts Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus as a well-intentioned attempt to deal with a floodtide of unforeseen events: the threat to Washington as Maryland flirted with secession, disintegrating public order in the border states, corruption among military contractors, the occupation of hostile Confederate territory, contraband trade with the South, and the outcry against the first draft in U.S. history. Drawing on letters from prisoners, records of military courts and federal prisons, memoirs, and federal archives, he paints a vivid picture of how Lincoln responded to these problems, how his policies were actually executed, and the virulent political debates that followed. Lincoln emerges from this account with this legendary statesmanship intact--mindful of political realities and prone to temper the sentences of military courts, concerned not with persecuting his opponents but with prosecuting the war efficiently. In addition, Neely explores the abuses of power under the regime of martial law: the routine torture of suspected deserters, widespread antisemitism among Union generals and officials, the common practice of seizing civilian hostages. He finds that though the system of military justice was flawed, it suffered less from merciless zeal, or political partisanship, than from inefficiency and the friction and complexities of modern war. Informed by a deep understanding of a unique period in American history, this incisive book takes a comprehensive look at the issues of civil liberties during Lincoln's administration, placing them firmly in the political context of the time. Written with keen insight and an intimate grasp of the original sources, The Fate of Liberty offers a vivid picture of the crises and chaos of a nation at war with itself, changing our understanding of this president and his most controversial policies.

The Fate of Colonel Fawcett

On May 29th, 1925, Fawcett wrote a letter to his wife from Dead Horse Camp, in
which he expressed the belief that he would reach a waterfall, his first objective,
in a week or ten days. This was the last communication to be received from him, ...

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Author: Geraldine Cummins

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 0787302309

Category:

Page: 148

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The Fate of Africa s Democratic Experiments

By focusing on the roles of elites and institutions in shaping the subsequent
evolution of democracy in ten African countries that made initial transitions, this
volume attempts to address these questions. The book originated in two linked
panels ...

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Author: Leonardo A. VillalÃ3n

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253003113

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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Does Western-style democracy make sense in the various geographic, economic, and social settings of the continent? How far toward democracy have recent liberalization movements gone? In The Fate of Africa's Democratic Experiments, Leonardo A. VillalÃ3n, Peter VonDoepp, and an international group of contributors consider the aftermath, success, failure, and future of the wave of democracy that swept Africa in the early 1990s. In some countries, democratic movements flourished, while in others, democratic success was more circumscribed. This detailed analysis of key political events in countries at the forefront of democratic change -- Benin, Central African Republic, Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, and Zambia -- provides for broadly representative continental and linguistic coverage of directions and prospects for Africa's democracies. The contributors are Michael Chege, John F. Clark, Joshua B. Forrest, Abdourahmane Idrissa, Bruce Magnusson, Carrie Manning, Richard R. Marcus, Andreas Mehler, David J. Simon, Leonardo A. VillalÃ3n, and Peter VonDoepp.

The Fate of the Dead

CHAPTER TEN RESURRECTION AS GIVING BACK THE DEAD I The
relationship between the Apocalypse of John and the extracanonical Jewish
apocalypses has been variously understood. At one extreme are those who see
Revelation as ...

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Author: R. B. Bauckham

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004112030

Category: Religion

Page: 425

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These pioneering studies of personal eschatology in the Jewish and Christian apocalypses, including those neglected apocalypses which focus on life after death, make an important contribution to understanding ideas and images of the hereafter in early Judaism and Christianity.

The Fate of Communion

The Agony of Anglicanism and the Future of a Global Church Ephraim Radner,
Philip Turner. chapter ten. ECUSA's. God. and. the. Idols. of. Liberal.
Protestantism. Philip Turner I This chapter seeks to describe and assess what
might be called ...

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Author: Ephraim Radner

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 0802832822

Category: Religion

Page: 306

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Current debates over a host of issues, particularly those relating to homosexuality, have left the 70-million-member Anglican Communion straining to understand what it means to be a communion -- and even wondering whether life as a communion is possible. In this timely book two priest-scholars, Ephraim Radner and Philip Turner, examine the future of the concept of "communion" as a viable church structure, tracing its historical development as a self-conscious Anglican third way between Protestant congregationalism and Catholic centralism. In examining this essential issue, Radner and Turner relate the specific challenges of the U.S. Episcopal Church to the unity of the worldwide communion, touching on such divisive subjects as the place of Scripture, liberal theology, and episcopal authority. Their discussion is at once measured and impassioned, erudite and practical. Compelling reading for Episcopalians and those in other traditions who are searching for a truly Christian approach to these thorny topics, The Fate of Communion is a forthright, direct examination of a church in turmoil.

The Fate of the Jacobite Grenadiers

The threat was sufficient to concentrate the thoughts and efforts of all the
Jacobites. A great battle was looming. And the Army of the Spey was being
brought to a state of readiness. Chapter Ten The Sermon at the Pulpit stunned
officers sat Part ...

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Author: Gavin Wood

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781467882583

Category: Fiction

Page: 568

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February 1746. The rebel army of Prince Charles Edward Stuart has retreated to the north-east of Scotland. Here they are surrounded by three enemy armies loyal to King George. Lacking money, equipment and food, only a decisive victory on the battlefield can turn the tide of the war. Lord Kilmarnock's Horse Grenadiers have earned a reputation for loyalty, sculduggery and fortitude. Now Prince Charles rewards the regiment by promoting them to become his elite guards. It is a dangerous honour. As the war reaches its climax the Grenadiers must fight their deadliest battle yet. If the regiment does not stand fast, the Jacobite army will be destroyed and the rebellion will be over. . . .'You behave as a filching freebooter Captain Lindesay ... one caught in the very act of brigancy!' 'Brigancy!' 'Your Highness,' The Irish nobleman turned to address the Prince. 'We cannot have our officers behave in such an ungentlemanly fashion, and in your own regiment of guards to boot! Such unworthy behaviour will be the ruin of our reputation. I must counsel that you dismiss Mr Lindesay from his post.' Before the Prince could answer, Patrick stepped closer to the Quartermaster-General. His face was thunderous. The two officers stood toe-to-toe, eye-to-eye. Patrick curled his lip, bared his teeth, fingered his pistol. The conceited inanity of the fellow was insufferable. For a moment the Irishman was certain the Captain of the Grenadiers would offer a challenge, propose a duel. Then, to the astonishment of all the bystanders, Patrick smiled. Just the smallest upturn of the lips, but a veritable and carefree smile nonetheless. O'Sullivan frowned in confusion, unsure why the Grenadier's anger had turned cold. Patrick's smile broadened; the canniest of ploys had just entered his conscious . . .

Institutions and the Fate of Democracy

The period from the election of 1920 until the second election of 1924 was
marked by extreme instability of governments, with ten sitting in less than four
years. This period was followed by relative stability from the second election of
1924 until ...

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Author: Michael H. Bernhard

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre

ISBN: 0822972751

Category: Political Science

Page: 328

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A detailed investigation of the development of democratic political institutions, this book offers insight into the emerging governments of these two countries.

The Fate Of The Fallen

They were armed only with scythes, mattocks and hammers, and an occasional
pitted sword or rustic bow. They wouldn't last ten minutes against this army. And
she was to die with them. Was it her looking out? It wasn't – the hands holding the
 ...

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Author: Ian Irvine

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781405513906

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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After ten years of servitude, Nish is about to be released from the blackest prison of the maimed God-Emperor, Jal-Nish Hlar, his corrupt father. Jal-Nish holds the two sorcerous quicksilver tears, Gatherer and Reaper, and with them controls all of the Secret Art. All opposition having been crushed, he has begun to remake the world in his depraved image. The only hope of overthrowing him lies in Nish, whom the oppressed peoples of the world see as a messianic figure. They have named him the Deliverer for, as Nish was dragged away to prison a decade ago, he wildly promised to return and cast down his father. Unfortunately Nish is powerless and without allies. But worse, his father wants Nish to become his lieutenant and become as corrupt as he is. Jal-Nish offers Nish everything he has ever desired and, faced with the unbearable alternative of another ten years in prison, he isn't sure he can resist the temptation.