In the second novel in Martha Well’s Fall of Ile-Rien series, Tremaine Valiarde embarks on an epic journey to save her country from a relentless enemy.
Known for her lush, intricate worlds and complex characters, acclaimed
author Martha Wells has delighted readers with her extraordinary fantasy
novels of daring and wit. With The Wizard Hunters she launched her most ambitious undertaking yet—the return to the beloved world of the Nebula Award-nominated The Death of the Necromancer and The Fall of Ile-Rien. Now the saga continues in a triumph of suspense and imagination.
a valiant struggle against superior forces, the country of Ile-Rien has
fallen to the onslaught of the relentless Gardier, a faceless army of
sorcerers determined to conquer all civilization.
To save the
remnants of her country, former playwright Tremaine Valiarde undertakes
an epic journey to stop the Gardier. Rescuing the proud ship Queen
Ravenna from destruction, Tremaine and a resolute band of sorcerers and
warriors set sail across magical seas on a voyage of danger and
discovery. For the secret to defeating the enemy—and to rescuing the
world from the Gardier’s inimitable hatred—lies far beyond the walls of
the world, and only the tenuous ties of friendship and honor will keep
the band together.
But the Gardier are not the only evil in this
tumultuous world, and an ancient terror stalks the ornate rooms and
shadowy decks of the Queen Ravenna—a force so malevolent and enigmatic
that even the growing power of the sorcerer’s sphere may not be enough
to save Ile-Rien from utter ruin. Download and start listening now!