By Ross Lawhead
"Knights of Ennor the time has come to conscious. get 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 global recognize exists. Daniel and Freya, even though, understand it all too good. 8 years in the past, those associates first journeyed via portals into the hidden land of NiÃ°ergeard getting to know a urban choked with stones, secrets and techniques, and drowsing knights that serve to guard the area they name home.
But NiÃ°ergeard has fallen to darkish forces, overrun by means of its enemies. Gates are being opened among the worlds that are meant to were stored closed. The conflict traces for the struggle 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 needs to be reclaimed and the secret of its fall stumbled on. Daniel and Freya, besides an historic knight and a Scottish police officer, needs to go back to the mythical urban, rally the surviving electorate, and wake up the napping knights knights who're being killed, one after the other, as they sleep.
But time is working out swifter than they recognize.
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She had no reason to attack Sam. Not when he’d kept her from attacking that pirate in the warehouse. Not when he’d gotten so riled about the slave children. Her legs trembled with pain. “I promise,” she mumbled. ” He watched her for a second longer, then slowly eased off of her. She waited until he was standing, then got to her feet. Both of them were soaked and crusted with sand, and she was fairly certain her hair had come half out of her braid and she looked like a raging lunatic. “So,” he said, taking off his boots and tossing them onto the sand behind them.
Especially when Ben’s body—which Celaena had retrieved—had barely been in the ground for two months. The sting of losing him hadn’t exactly worn off. Her mentor had called Sam an escort, but Celaena knew what his presence meant: a watchdog. Not that she’d do anything bad when she was about to meet the Pirate Lord of Erilea. It was a once-in-a-lifetime chance. Even though the tiny, mountainous island and ramshackle port city hadn’t really made much of an impression so far. She’d been expecting a manor house like the Assassin’s Keep, or at least a fortified, aging castle, but the Pirate Lord occupied the entire top floor of a rather suspect tavern.
She resumed her pacing. “It makes me sick. It makes me … makes me so mad I think I might …” She couldn’t finish the thought. ” Splashing steps sounded, and she looked over her shoulder to see him approaching. He crossed his arms, bracing for a fight. ” It was now or never. She hadn’t wanted to involve him, but … now that her plans had changed, she needed his help. “I might do something as foolish as freeing the slaves,” she said. Sam went so still that he might have been turned into a statue.
A Hero's Throne (An Ancient Earth, Book 2) by Ross Lawhead