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 similar to magic, has the ability to prey upon the human brain, drawing forth a person's worst nightmare pictures or such a lot precious goals and indiscriminately giving them lifestyles. this can be the tale of 2 males: one, a warrior priest able to sacrifice something and every thing for the reason for humanity's growth; the opposite, a sorcerer who has survived for numerous centuries by means of a complete submission to evil. they're absolute enemies who needs to unite to overcome an evil more than whatever their global has ever recognized.
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Her eyes narrowed. " "As for your superiors…" She hesitated. "Superior? " He felt himself tense at the thought of the man. Easy, Damien. You've got months to go, here. Get a hold of yourself. " She checked him out from head to foot, then did the same again. " He stared at her for a minute, then broke into a grin. And turned to face the proprietor, who was nervously twisting a red silk scarf between his fingers. "I'll take it," he declared. *** 47 Black Sun Rising The street outside was gray upon gray, chill autumn sunlight slowly giving way to the shadows of Jaggonath's dusk.
The darkness withdrew into two obsidian pinpoints, surrounded by fields of cracked ice. His eyes. The dark fae was alive in there, too, and a music that was far more ominous— and darkly seductive. She nearly cried out, for wanting it. " His voice was nearly human again. "The cost of that's too high, for you. " "It'll never be gone for you. Not entirely. " And though the night was dark again, and silent, she was aware of something more. A tremor of deepest purple, at the edges of her vision. Faint echoes of a music that came and went with the breeze.
49 Black Sun Rising Then, just as quickly, the sound was gone. He took his hand down nervously, ready to hold it to his head again if anything even remotely similar started up. But she took his hand in hers and squeezed it. "Come on," she whispered. He could barely hear over the ringing in his ears, but a gesture made it clear what she wanted. " She urged him forward, and he went. Running by her side, down streets that were suddenly filled with people. Dozens of people, in all stages of dress and activity: working folk with their dinner plates in hand, children clutching at homework sheets, women with babies nursing at their breasts— even one woman with a hand full of playing cards, who rearranged them as she walked.
Black Sun Rising (Coldfire Trilogy, Book 1) by C. S. Friedman