"e;King of Assassins "e;is the third novel in "e;The Elven Ways,"e; the spellbinding fantasy epic that began with "e;The Four Forges"e; and "e;The Dark Ferryman."e; The world of Kerith has reached a pivotal moment in its history, as rival factions are forced to band together against both known enemies and an unexpected invastion force.
Kerith has been bereft of magic since the end of the devastating wars that killed off the Mageborn, and destroyed all connections between the Gods and the many races native to the land. These nations managed to coexist until exiled from their own world by a sorcerous act of war the Vaelinars mysteriously appeared on Kerith.
But now the Vaelinars war has followed them, ripping holes in the fabric of both universes. They stand at a dangerous threshold as old and new betrayals threaten the destinies of the peoples of two worlds.
Against this background of betrayal and ever-shifting alliances, two star-crossed lovers the half-breed Sevryn and the orphaned, Goddess-touched Vaelinar, Rivergrace must escape the fury of a desperate ruler. The Warrior Queen Lariel, having accidently revealed to Sevryn the forbidden powers that gained her the throne, has begun a vicious manhunt to destroy him.
In the midst of this chaos, Sevryn is charged with finding the King of Assassins a quest that may consume him. And only Rivergrace has any hope of discovering the means to save both Sevryn and the world she loves."e;
King of Assassins
The Elven Ways: Book Three
The Elven Ways