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Prisoner’s Throne, The

Oak's Side of the Story Author: Holly Black At the end of The Stolen Heir, Oak is left at Wren’s sadistic pleasure. She is slowly torturing him with the bridle and iron prison bars, making him pay for his betrayal. She is growing into her own, and all that was soft and compassionate is dying as her power matures. And now, she’s starting another war in Faerie. Can Oak atone in time? Can he regain Wren’s trust? Can he stop the inevitable tide of despair and vengeance that started generations before his birth? In The Stolen Heir we see the story [...]

2024-06-18T15:29:57-07:00June 18th, 2024|Tags: , , , , , |

Riverwind the Plainsman

Return to Xak Tsaroth Author: Paul B. Thompson & Tonya C. Cook In the original Chronicles series, Riverwind is the lesser-known companion – the gruff plainsman who barely talks and is distinguished only for his brawn and devotion to the Chieftain’s daughter, Goldmoon. All we know is that he had some prior adventure, some quest that led him to find the staff of Mishakal in the ancient, evil city of Xak Tsaroth. The very staff he gave Goldmoon; the glowing blue staff that started the companions’ sometimes ill-fated adventure and epic war against the evil to come. Goldmoon used the sacred [...]

2024-02-11T15:14:46-07:00February 11th, 2024|Tags: , , , , |

Carnival of Fear

Justice for the Damned Author: J. Robert King In Carnival l’Morai you can see your dreams and nightmares. You can see horrors and oddities, performances and putrescences, life and death. No one knows this better than Marie, the beautiful blind juggler. But, despite the roughness of this life, the performers (called freaks) have a close-knit network, a friendliness that helps them through the judgement and the days and nights filled with jeering crowds. But everything changes when Marie goes into her caravan one night only to find the walls and floor coated in blood, the sword swallower dead and impaled on [...]

2023-12-26T13:57:57-07:00December 26th, 2023|Tags: , , , , , |
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