Keeper of the Keys (The Cycle of Fire #2)
This is the cry of the Accursed as they sweep through the ruins of doomed Elrinfaer. Their prey is Ivainson Jaric, Keeper of the Keys, heir of the Firelord. The geas placed by the Stormwarden on Firelord has passed down to his son - and Jaric must guard the Keys that keep the Mharg-demons bound.
His blood gifts him with...more
The demons are nasty and disgusting critters, the magic intriguing, and the characters finely drawn. It's interesting reading this early work after rea...more
Taen is going through some troubles of her own plus still trying to save Anskiere and Jeric. There are some nasty demo...more
In this second episode of The Cycle of Fire, Ivainson Jaric witnesses some crucial history: how his father the Firelord and Anskiere the Stormwarden, both Vaere-trained sorcerers, bound the demons at Elrinfaer; how his father went mad and betrayed Anskiere; and how, though the demons were eventually bound, the land was destroyed in the process. Jaric also receives forewarnings, in the form of visions, of what the future will hold if he does not master his...more