By George R. R. Martin
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In this eagerly awaited sequel to A video game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin has created a piece of unsurpassed imaginative and prescient, energy, and mind's eye. A conflict of Kings transports us to an international of revelry and revenge, wizardry and struggle not like any you've ever experienced.
A conflict OF KINGS
A comet the colour of blood and flame cuts around the sky. And from the traditional fort of Dragonstone to the forbidding beaches of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions fight for regulate of a divided land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, getting ready to stake their claims via tempest, turmoil, and struggle. it's a story within which brother plots opposed to brother and the useless upward push to stroll within the evening. the following a princess masquerades as an orphan boy; a knight of the brain prepares a poison for a treacherous sorceress; and wild males descend from the Mountains of the Moon to ravage the geographical region. opposed to a backdrop of incest and fratricide, alchemy and homicide, victory may fit to the boys and ladies possessed of the coldest steel...and the coldest hearts. For whilst kings conflict, the complete land trembles.
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Upward push, Ser Cleos. ” Her son's voice was once no longer as icy as his father's could were, yet he didn't sound a boy of fifteen both. battle had made a guy of him prior to his time. Morning mild glimmered faintly opposed to the sting of the metal throughout his knees. but it was once no longer the sword that made Ser Cleos Frey fearful; it used to be the beast. gray Wind, her son had named him. A direwolf huge as any elkhound, lean and smoke-dark, with eyes like molten gold. whilst the beast padded ahead and sniffed on the captive knight, each guy in that corridor may possibly scent the odor of worry. Ser Cleos were taken throughout the conflict within the Whispering wooden, the place gray Wind had ripped out the throats of part a dozen males. The knight scrambled up, edging away with such alacrity that a number of the watchers laughed aloud. “Thank you, my lord. ” “Your Grace,” barked Lord Umber, the Greatjon, ever the loudest of Robb's northern bannermen . . . and the truest and fiercest to boot, or so he insisted. He were the 1st to proclaim her son King within the North, and he may brook no moderate to the glory of his new-made sovereign. “Your Grace,” Ser Cleos corrected rapidly. “Pardons. ” he isn't a daring guy, this one, Catelyn inspiration. extra of a Frey than a Lannister, truthfully. His cousin the Kingslayer could were a miles assorted topic. they might by no means have got that honorific via Ser Jaime Lannister's ideal the teeth. “I introduced you out of your mobilephone to hold my message for your cousin Cersei Lannister in King's touchdown. you will commute less than a peace banner, with thirty of my most sensible males to escort you. ” Ser Cleos was once visibly relieved. “Then I can be so much pleased to deliver His Grace's message to the queen. ” “Understand,” Robb stated, “I am no longer providing you with your freedom. Your grandfather Lord Walder pledged me his aid and that of condo Frey. lots of your cousins and uncles rode with us within the Whispering wooden, yet you selected to struggle underneath the lion banner. That makes you a Lannister, now not a Frey. i would like your pledge, in your honor as a knight, that when you bring my message you are going to go back with the queen's answer, and resume your captivity. ” Ser Cleos spoke back immediately. “I accomplish that vow. ” “Every guy during this corridor has heard you,” warned Catelyn's brother Ser Edmure Tully, who spoke for Riverrun and the lords of the Trident within the position in their demise father. “If you don't go back, the full realm will recognize you forsworn. ” “I will do as I pledged,” Ser Cleos responded stiffly. “What is that this message? ” “An provide of peace. ” Robb stood, longsword in hand. gray Wind moved to his facet. The corridor grew hushed. “Tell the Queen Regent that if she meets my phrases, i'm going to sheath this sword, and make an finish to the battle among us. ” behind the corridor, Catelyn glimpsed the tall, gaunt determine of Lord Rickard Karstark shove via a rank of guards and out the door. not anyone else moved. Robb paid the disruption no brain. “Olyvar, the paper,” he commanded. The squire took his longsword and passed up a rolled parchment. Robb unrolled it. “First, the queen needs to unlock my sisters and supply them with shipping through sea from King's touchdown to White Harbor.