The Cold Commands (A Land Fit for Heroes, #2)
Avg rating 4.25
4.25 stars
Give rating
star1
star2
star3
star4
star5
star6
star7
star8
star9
star10

Ratings (6)
Statistics

The Cold Commands

by Richard Morgan
Release date: October 4, 2011
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy

Ringil Eskiath, scarred wielder of the kiriath-forged broadsword Ravensfriend, is on the run - from his past and the family who have disowned him, from the slave trade magnates of Trelayne who want him dead, and apparently from the dark gods themselves, who are taking an interest but making no more sense than they ever have.

Outlawed and exiled from his ancestral home in the north, Ringil has only one place left to turn - Yhelteth, city heart of the southern Empire, where perhaps he can seek asylum with the kiriath half-breed Archeth Indamaninarmal, former war comrade and now high-up advisor to the Emperor Jhiral Khimran II.

But Archeth has problems of her own, as does her house guest, bodyguard and one time steppe nomad Egar the Dragonbane. And far from gaining the respite he seeks, Ringil will instead find himself implicated in doubtful allegiances no safer than those he has left behind. Old enemies are stirring, the old order is rotted through and crumbling, and though no-one yet knows it, the city of Yhelteth is about to explode...

(updated 2015-02-22)

Other books you might like

The Tainted Crown (Books of Caledan, #1)The King's Deryni (The Childe Morgan, #3)City of Dust (Book of Fire, #2)The Silk Map (Gaunt and Bone, #2)The Ventifact Colossus (The Heroes of Spira, #1)
Online 41 visitors
Newest member: Jamie Hollensbe
Total members: 5156