By Tracy Hickman
It seems that an old prophecy is set to be fulfilled because the human named Drakis—formerly one in every of numerous warrior-slaves to the elves of the Rhonas Empire—returns from his quest within the North. Flying into the insurgent camp along with his surviving partners at the backs of the mythical dragons that have been as soon as humankind's strongest allies, Drakis is hailed because the champion of the entire slave races. however it isn't really a prophecy that drives Drakis in his battle opposed to the elves and their emperor. really it's his burning hope for revenge opposed to the tough ruler whom Drakis believes has stolen any likelihood he has for locating peace. And this hatred will set Drakis and his insurgent military on a course that won't in basic terms deliver down the emperor, yet Drakis and his complete global as well....
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He was fortunate in a way that he had Harg to guide him through the initial part of joining the force, who knows how many beatings for mistakes he'd have received otherwise. Gurgash started trimming branches. As soon as he got back from this skirmish he was never warring in a forest again. He'd do his draft time out here and it'd be straight back to the darkest caves he could call home. Harg could be the pride of the family all he wanted, Gurgash knew the truth about his vocation now. ' roared the Commander.
The rest of the Elves stayed in the street. A dark purpose had gripped them and would not relinquish its hold until the invaders were expelled from their land. Cusband set a large hand on ElVador's shoulder. 'We must build barricades, you and I. ' El-Vador nodded, not knowing what else to say. When they walked to the mill, they found El-Vador's mother standing there. El-Vador exclaimed in surprise, she seldom left her bed these days. Cusband might as well have been nailed to the doorway, the way he stood when confronted with her.
ElVador nodded, but his father paid him no heed. 'Please Mother, go back and rest,' he said. ' He guided Murina to the bedchamber and helped to ease her down into the bed. 'Thank you, my son,' she whispered. 'I am pleased that I laid eyes on you once more, you're a blessed child, if unruly. I hope that I have prepared you well enough and that you do not hold your father's actions against him. ' El-Vador thought nothing of her words at that time, usually such kindness would cause his eyes to water and his heart to break.