Shattered Pillars (The Eternal Sky #2) - Elizabeth Bear 7.00   1

Shattered Pillars is the second book of Bear’s The Eternal Sky trilogy and the sequel to Range of Ghosts. Set in a world drawn from our own great Asian Steppes, this saga of magic, politics and war sets Re-Temur, the exiled heir to the great Khagan and his friend Sarmarkar, a Wizard of Tsarepheth, against dark forces determined to conquer all the great Empires along the Celedon Road.

Elizabeth Bear is an astonishing writer, whose prose draws you into strange and wonderful worlds, and makes you care deeply about the people and the stories she tells. The world of The Eternal Sky is broadly and deeply created — her award-nominated novella, "Bone and Jewel Creatures" is also set there.


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Release date March 14, 2013
Details updated May 26, 2022

The Eternal Sky :: Series

Series contains 3 primary works and has 5 total works.

Once, one hundred moons rose every evening with Mother Night across the Eternal Sky. Once there were one hundred sons and grandsons of the Great Khagan who ruled the Steppes from one edge of the world to the other.  Now, the flame of civil war is burning, and Temur’s iron moon is one of only a handful remaining in the Eternal Sky. All the empires of the Celedon Highway have erupted into war, from Messaline to Song,  and there is a hidden hand at work.  Can a grandson of the Great Khagan and a Wizard of Tsarepheth bring about evil’s defeat?

Related series The Lotus Kingdoms

Range of Ghosts (The Eternal Sky #1) 6.34   3
Shattered Pillars (The Eternal Sky #2) 7.00   1
Steles of the Sky (The Eternal Sky #3) 9.00   2
Bone and Jewel Creatures 7.00   1
Book of Iron 5.00   1

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