The Resource Paths of Alir, Melissa McPhail

Paths of Alir, Melissa McPhail

Label
Paths of Alir
Title
Paths of Alir
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Melissa McPhail
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Language
eng
Summary
In Melissa McPhail's award-winning epic fantasy series, A Pattern of Shadow & Light, she introduces her readers to the realm of Alorin and a magical Adept race facing extinction. The race's tragic decline is the result of Malorin'athgul, powerful beings from the fringes of Chaos, whose presence in Alorin has caused a shift in the cosmic Balance. Fate bends to their will, and this is set upon Alorin's destruction. Alone in understanding the threat they pose, Alorin's Fifth Vestal, Björn val Gelderan, has launched a desperate plan to stop them: a "great game" played upon the tapestry of mortal life. Now, in Paths of Alir, A Pattern of Shadow & Light Book 3, Björn's Players have taken the field:Along the lush Caladrian coast...the truthreader Tanis returns to the place of his birth and finds mysterious and wonderful workings waiting for him. But the zanthyr warns Tanis that ominous events lie ahead, and the lad soon wonders if even his mother's magical lessons will be enough to keep him alive.In the dungeons of Tal'Shira...held prisoner by the Adept Inquisitor Taliah hal'Jaitar, Prince Trell val Lorian is facing a life of enslavement. Only two paths lie open before him: one means an eternity of torture fighting Taliah's attempts to break him; the other requires surrendering to her will. But can he really sacrifice everything he is to walk Taliah's path of twisted magic known as mor'alir?In the snow-bound Castle of Tyr'kharta...Prince Ean val Lorian must choose between saving his brother Sebastian or his loyal men. But to choose his men means leaving Sebastian to an eternity of enslavement; while rescuing Sebastian means abandoning his friends along with his honor. Either decision will test Ean's newfound skills as well as his conviction, for as the prince soon learns: once a man becomes a Player in the First Lord's game, not even death can give reprieve
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McPhail, Melissa
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Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A pattern of shadow and light
Series volume
bk. 3
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  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Survival
  • Contests
Label
Paths of Alir, Melissa McPhail
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Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
757 p.
Isbn
9780990629115
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910558808
  • 600030
  • (OCoLC)ocn910558808
  • 600030
Label
Paths of Alir, Melissa McPhail
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
757 p.
Isbn
9780990629115
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910558808
  • 600030
  • (OCoLC)ocn910558808
  • 600030

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