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9 edition of The King Beyond the Gate (Drenai Tales, Book 2) found in the catalog.

The King Beyond the Gate (Drenai Tales, Book 2)

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Published by Del Rey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fantasy,
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Fiction / Fantasy / General,
  • Fantastic fiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLuis Royo (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9544057M
    ISBN 100345379055
    ISBN 109780345379054

    Half the time, I had to turn back a couple pages to remember who was who. Tall, athletic and with a mohawk-style haircut, he is a Naashanite swordsman who wields the Swords of Night and Day. Each character in this book has faults and insecurities; they are not this all powerful character that the reader knows will never die. The second conflict is mentioned in Winter Warriors where it is stated that Skanda, King of the Drenai, led a successful invasion of Vagria.

    Varys suggests that the wildlings may indeed be more dangerous than in the past, due to their uniting under Mance Rayder. We thought him gone then, did we not? Frodo and Sam remained together and did not part until Frodo was taken into the Tower of Cirith Ungol. The flaws are not some trivial little thing the author throws in there to try to make it interesting. The king was also told about a hidden road through the forest that would not only give them a covered approach to the city but would also place them near the walls of the city well inside the rearguard of the Orc army.

    Do the Orcs organize their armies and fighting companies in the same fashion as the men of Gondor? We thought him gone then, did we not? It has been decided by the Wise that this article or section ought to be merged with Differences Between Jackson's Movies and Tolkien's Books Please visit LOTR:Articles to be merged for discussion on why this article should be merged and to leave your opinion on the matter. Skilgannon is an extremely formidable fighter on par with Druss in his prime.


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Uniting all of the wildlings is only possible with a very intelligent leader of impressive military skill and personal charisma. Years later during the events of The King Beyond the Gate Tenaka again unites the Nadir and leads an army to save the remaining Drenai rebels fighting against the mad Emperor Ceska.

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A number of dead Orcs and trolls lie here. If you are a fan of fantasy and are looking for a fairly easy read then I recommend this book with no reservations. History Season 1 Ser Alliser Thorne names Mance Rayder as the leader of the wildlings beyond the Wall and indicates he has held this post for more than ten years.

I can take care of myself. This set a precedent for the entire Drenai series, in which very few characters appear in more than one novel, the gaps between novels sometimes running to centuries, giving a more epic, historical flavour to the series.

There is no Orc army on the road to avoid, and there are no forest people from which to receive aid. We use this information to create a better experience for all users. Folk are are always giving me warnings for some reason or another. In the movie, he brings the Army of the Dead itself, which brings a swift conclusion to the battle and avoids the need for Legolas to describe the battle in a flashback.

Drenai Series

Let us ensure that no more of its kind come forth to trouble us! That is why I asked the question! You are awake, and have recovered admirably from your wound! In The First Chronicles of Druss the Legenda large portion of the story takes place in Ventria as the nation fights to repel invaders.

His clone appears in The Swords of Night and Day. The sword practically bounces off the joining, and the character dies. Their main enemies include the Nadir - a Mongol-like nation of warring tribes, the Ventrian and Vagrian Empires, and the Sathuli - a reclusive, religious tribe of warriors who dwell in the Delnoch Steppes.

Thank you for the warning!

The King Beyond the Gate

Twenty-nine other priests agree with him and so The Thirty is formed, utilising powers of the mind and spirit as well as physical weapons in their struggle. Half the time, I had to turn back a couple pages to remember who was who.

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From time to time I stopped my wandering to check in on you, most recently little more than half a year past, but I had no idea you were so near to waking! Instead, Aragorn fights a losing battle with a large troll chieftain until the Ring's destruction ends the battle.

All I seek is to honour the memory of the Thandrim, for their blood runs in my veins. He dies in battle, but is cloned several centuries later to fight an evil empress, no other than his former love Jianna, also cloned.Ventria is a land bordered by Naashan in the northwest, Cadia in the west, the Ventrian Sea to the east, and the Southern Sea.

Its major cities include Caphis, Capalis, and Usa. Ventria was likely the largest country in the Drenai world until the rise of the Nadir empire, which formed after the events of The King Beyond the Gate. The differences between J.R.R. Tolkien's book, The Return of the King, and the Peter Jackson movie screenplay of the same name are very difficult to document because of the substantial difference in plot sequence between them.

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