By Stan Nicholls

A sojourn of their idyllic homeworld has left Stryke and the Wolverines missing goal. So while a chance for bloodletting looks, Stryke seizes it. using mysterious artifacts, the Wolverines are transported to Acurial, an international the place the indigenous orc inhabitants is cruelly subjugated through human invaders.

Upon their arrival, Stryke's band joins with Acurial's rising resistance circulate. because the revolution gathers velocity, the Wolverines are pressured to embark on a quest that would see Stryke and his comrades pursued by means of either their so much ruthless enemy and a mysterious troop hell-bent on their destruction.

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Kit’s rival, Laurana, begins her own journey to destiny as she travels to Icereach with Sturm, Flint, Tasslehoff, and three Solamnic knights led by Sir Derek Crownguard. The knights are on a quest for the fabled dragon orb that will be the salvation of Solamnia. What none of them know is that they are all being led into a deadly trap laid for them by the winternorn, the dark elf wizard Feal-Thas. But it is Kitiara who faces the greatest challenge. To save herself from Ariakas’ death sentence, she vows to Takhisis that she will spend the night in Dargaard Keep, the dread castle of the death knight, Lord Soth.

It would be dangerous to continue to press him. Kitiara also knew, with a certainty bordering on the uncanny, that he had just made a serious mistake. Men would pay for that mistake with their lives. Kitiara thought all this and then she let it go with a shake of her black curls and a shrug. Hers was a practical nature that looked always ahead, never behind. She did not waste time in regret. “As you will, my lord. ” Ariakas rose from the desk and walked to the door. ” Kit asked. “The idea is hers,” said Ariakas.

At least do not slay Commander Grag until he has finished his report, my lord,” Kitiara said. ” “I’m glad you find it so damn amusing,” Ariakas snarled, seething. He slammed his sword back into its sheath, though he kept his hand on the hilt and eyed Grag grimly. “I do not see anything funny about it. Thorbardin remains in the control of the Hylar dwarves, who are now stronger than ever, since they have recovered that magical hammer, and they have opened their long-sealed gates to the world. The iron, steel and wealth of the dwarven kingdom which should be flowing into our coffers is flowing into the hands of our enemies!

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