By C. S. Friedman
The Coldfire trilogy tells a narrative of discovery and conflict opposed to evil on a planet the place a strength of nature exists that's in a position to reshaping the realm in accordance with psychic stimulus. This terrifying strength, very like magic, has the facility to prey upon the human brain, drawing forth a person's worst nightmare photos or so much valuable goals and indiscriminately giving them lifestyles. this can be the tale of 2 males: one, a warrior priest able to sacrifice whatever and every thing for the reason for humanity's development; the opposite, a sorcerer who has survived for numerous centuries through a complete submission to evil. they're absolute enemies who needs to unite to overcome an evil more than something their global has ever recognized.
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Worry not. ” Streng slapped the woman’s backside again. ” he growled. The woman squeaked in mock fright and hurried into the alleyway. Streng chuckled, following her into the darkness. Their laughter died, however, when his companion uttered a gasp of alarm, then a grunt of pain. Streng hurried forward, drawing his sword from its sheath. Around the dark corner of the alley, he found the woman sprawled on the cobbles, curled into a foetal position, her arms cradling her chest. Standing over her was a man in a ragged black coat.
Others would be more difficult. He was especially nervous about the “maggots from a sick man’s belly”. Those, he realised, he would need to collect himself. Furchtegott also realised it would be a long time before he could face anything approaching a large supper. 39 CHAPTER FIVE The early morning sun peeked through the clouds that hung over Wurtbad. Slowly, like some wounded beast, the city began to stir. Doors made fast against the hours of darkness were unbolted, shutters swung open to admit the fragile grey light of morning.
Streng protested. ” With a groan, the mercenary sat up, blinking his eyes to clear his vision. He blinked again when he spotted Silja Markoff just inside the doorway. ” he grunted. “And here I was thinking you were all prayers and sermons! Nice eye, Mathias,” he added with a lewd wink, bringing colour to Silja’s face. ” Thulmann ordered. “And get that filthy carcass of yours moving, if you expect to get paid. ” “You maybe, but not me,” Streng grinned back. ” The mercenary coughed dramatically.
Black Sun Rising (Coldfire Trilogy, Book 1) by C. S. Friedman