A Thief in the Night (Ancient Blades Trilogy, Book 2) by David Chandler

By David Chandler

Condition made him a criminal.Destiny could make him a hero.

As a thief, Malden is extraordinary within the loose urban of Ness,and satisfied there. yet via saving the lifetime of theknight Croy, Malden has certain himself to an ancient,noble brotherhood . . . and he now possesses one ofonly seven old Blades able to destroying demons.

Malden fears accompanying Croy and the barbarian MÖrgeton their quest to dispatch a bad creature of nightmare . . .nor does he are looking to disturb the vengeful lifeless. yet with anassassin on his heels, the younger cutpurse is left without choice.And there's the comely sorceress, Cythera, to consider--promised to Croy yet in love with Malden--not to mentionthe magnificent treasure rumored to be hidden in thedepths of the demon's lair . . .

Show description

Read or Download A Thief in the Night (Ancient Blades Trilogy, Book 2) PDF

Best fantasy books

Dragons of the Highlord Skies (Dragonlance: The Lost Chronicles, Book 2)

The Chronicles retold--from evil's aspect of view.

The tale begins in Neraka, the place Kitiara uth Matar and Emperor Ariakas hatch a plan to retrieve a dragon orb and thereby damage Solamnia and the partners in a single fell swoop. however the dad or mum of the dragon orb, Highlord Feal-Thas, disagrees with this plan. Kitiara needs to visit Ice Wall to strength him to just accept Ariakas' will, yet her trip doesn't finish there. Thrown out of fashion, she conceives a bold plan to enlist the help of the main feared beings on Krynn--Lord Soth and the darkish Queen. in the meantime, Laurana and the partners retrieve the dragon orb and take it again to Solamnia--not figuring out that they bring about their allies' doom with them.

The moment quantity of a brand new trilogy from celebrated authors Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, The misplaced Chronicles info the famed conflict of the Lance from the viewpoint of the evil that menaces Krynn. The books are written in this kind of method that they're going to be impressive enhances to the unique Chronicles, whereas while obtainable and fascinating to new readers.

Eight Million Gods

First access in a brand new city myth saga by way of the writer of the preferred Tinker modern fantasy/SF sequence. a tender American expat author in Japan being affected by OCD attempts to determine if she’s loopy or now not whereas fixing a homicide which may be a part of a warfare between eastern deities.
A modern myth of poser and dying as American expats conflict jap gods and monsters to retrieve an old artifact which could spoil the world.

On Saturday afternoon, Nikki Delany concept, "George Wilson, within the kitchen, with a blender. " by means of dinner, she had killed George and published his gory homicide to her web publication. tomorrow, she wear her mourning outfits and went out to satisfy her ally for lunch to debate discovering a alternative for her love interest.

Nikki is a horror novelist.   Her collection of profession is dictated by means of an Obsessive Compulsive disease that forces her to jot down tales of dying and destruction.   She can't regulate it, doesn't know it, yet can use it to make cash at any place on the planet. presently "anywhere" is in Japan, hiding from her mom who sees Nikki's OCD as evidence she's mentally risky.   Nikki's fragile peace begins to crumble while the police arrest her for the homicide of an American expatriate. anyone killed him with a blender.    

truth begins to solve round Nikki.   She's attacked by way of a raccoon in a enterprise go well with.   After a sequence of blackouts, she’s followed through a boy that not anyone else can see, a boy who claims to be a god.   Is she fairly being pursued through eastern myths—or is she easily going insane?  

What Nikki does understand evidently is that the our bodies are piling up, her mom has arrived in Japan to fasten her up for the remainder of her life—and her novels continuously finish with each person dead.

approximately Wen Spenser:
“Wit and intelligence tell this off-beat, tongue-in-cheek fantasy…. livid action…good characterization, playful eroticism and well-developed folklore…lift this good above the fable commonplace …. Buffy lovers should still discover a lot to love within the book's creative heroine. ”—Publishers Weekly on sequence debut Tinker

“Spencer's intertwining of present Earth know-how and otherworldly elven magic is kind of creative. ” –Booklist at the Elfhome sequence

The Tower (Spider World, Book 2)

One of the multitude of tiny lifestyles kinds who percentage our planet, there's one who conjures up worry by way of its mere life. think an international the place such creatures are not any longer small the place the few closing people needs to spend their lives in hiding or develop into servants of that which they so much worry: creatures who use their terror-inspiring talents to paralyze the minds of these who may oppose them.

The Rogue Retrieval

Within the culture of Terry Brooks' Landover sequence, Piers Anthony Xanth books, and Terry Pratchett's Discword novels, scientist and blogger Dan Koboldt weaves ask yourself, humor, and middle into his debut novel, The Rogue Retrieval.

Sleight of hand. .. in one other land

Stage magician Quinn Bradley has one dream: to headline his personal exhibit at the Vegas Strip. And with expertise scouts within the viewers wowed through his most modern functionality, he is familiar with he's approximately to make the big-time.

What he doesn't anticipate is a suggestion to head on a quest to a spot the place magic is all too real.

That's how he reveals himself in Alissia, an international hooked up to ours by means of a mystery portal owned by means of a robust company. He's after an worker who has long gone rogue, and that's the least of his difficulties. Alissia has real magicians. .. and the penalty for impersonating one is loss of life. In a global the place even a twelve-year-old may well beat Quinn in a swordfight, it's just a topic of time until eventually the methods up his sleeves run out.

Additional info for A Thief in the Night (Ancient Blades Trilogy, Book 2)

Example text

When applied to or less, and there is no limit to the market price of the item (unless the body, it provides warding equivalent to a protection from good the GM sets one). spell for 1 minute. Faint abjuration; CL 1st; Brew Potion, protection from good; Price 50 gp 41 NYAMBE OIL OF ASTRAL PROJECTION SHEA OF PROTECTION FROM CHAOS Amongst the most powerful of potions, oil of astral projection This is a tan-colored cosmetic made from oil of the shea tree. frees the soul from the body, allowing it to soar along the coils of When applied to the body it provides warding equivalent to a pro- da (DAH), also known as the spirit world.

The character owner’s current level, rounded down. must be wielding the weapon or shield, or wearing the armor dur- If an ancestral item is found randomly in a treasure horde, the ing the encounter, and must make some contribution toward GM should determine if a character in the party is somehow defeating the opponent. The character’s entire share of XP from descended from the original owner. Due to the complexities of the encounter goes toward powering the item; the character can- family trees, there are no rules for making this determination.

OF WHIPPING This magical giraffe-tail flyswatter functions as a +2 whip. 5), and inflicts full damage BEHEADING SWORD This weapon is a +3 executioner’s sword (if you don’t have a copy of Nyambe: African Adventures, use a greatsword) that car- against heavily armored opponents. Moderate transmutation; CL 6th; Craft Magic Arms and Armor, magic weapon; Price 10,301 gp; Cost 5,301 gp + 400 XP ries a minor vorpal enchantment. Unlike a true vorpal weapon, a critical hit with this sword does not decapitate an opponent.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 43 votes