By Ross Lawhead
"Knights of Ennor the time has come to unsleeping. stand up to satisfy your mystery oath and sacred duty."
The historical Earth Trilogy, #2
Deep underneath the streets of britain lies one other realm . . . one few in our sleek international understand exists. Daniel and Freya, even though, comprehend it all too good. 8 years in the past, those associates first journeyed via portals into the hidden land of NiÃ°ergeard gaining knowledge of a urban packed with stones, secrets and techniques, and slumbering knights that serve to guard the area they name home.
But NiÃ°ergeard has fallen to darkish forces, overrun through its enemies. Gates are being opened among the worlds that are supposed to were saved closed. The conflict traces for the conflict on the finish of time were drawn, and opposing forces are beginning to gather.
Having served for hundreds of years because the first and final outpost on the borders to different worlds, NiÃ°ergeard has to be reclaimed and the secret of its fall found. Daniel and Freya, in addition to an historical knight and a Scottish police officer, needs to go back to the mythical urban, rally the surviving voters, and wake up the sound asleep knights knights who're being killed, one after the other, as they sleep.
But time is operating out swifter than they recognize.
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He brought out a ring from which dangled several rusty keys. “You deserve the services of a great wizard,” he said to the unicorn, “but I’m afraid you’ll have to be glad of the aid of a second-rate pickpocket. Unicorns know nought of need, or shame, or doubt, or debt—but mortals, as you may have noticed, take what they can get. ” The unicorn was suddenly aware that every animal in the Midnight Carnival was awake, making no sound, but watching her. In the next cage, the harpy began to stamp slowly from one foot to the other.
The round Mayor stood fast until he caught the eye of the raiders’ leader. Then he raised one eyebrow; the man snapped his fingers, and immediately the horses were still and the ragged men as silent as the village animals before the unicorn. They put the children gently on the ground, and gave back most of the wineskins. “Jack Jingly, if you please,” the Mayor said calmly. The leader of the horsemen dismounted and walked slowly toward the table where the Councilmen and their guest had dined. He was a huge man, nearly seven feet tall, and at every step he rang and jangled because of the rings and bells and bracelets that were sewn to his patched jerkin.
Many things seem determined to happen to me for the first time, and your company will surely not be the strangest of them, nor the last. ” Schmendrick smiled sadly. ” He looked at his fingers, and the unicorn saw the halfmoon marks where the bars had bitten him. ” There it is, the unicorn thought, feeling the first spidery touch of sorrow on the inside of her skin. That is how it will be to travel with a mortal, all the time. “No,” she replied. “I cannot turn you into something you are not, no more than the witch could.
A Hero's Throne (An Ancient Earth, Book 2) by Ross Lawhead