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Beneath an Opal Moon (Sunset Warrior Cycle #4)

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Terrible death stalks the streets of teeming Sha'angh'sei, and bloody vengeance rides in its wake. No man -- or woman -- is safe.
Then ghastly terror strikes at Moichi, oath-brother to the Dai-San. At the Circus of Souls, Moichi discovers a prize, more enchanting, more deadly than he can imagine, and he's pitched headlong into a mission of rescue and revenge, with the lovel
Paperback, 272 pages
Published March 1st 1995 by Fawcett (first published 1980)
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L.J. Kendall
May 03, 2015 L.J. Kendall rated it liked it
This is another book I'm finding it hard to review – perhaps because, published over 30 years ago, it seems to come from another era? It makes me wonder whether I should be applying different criteria to it. The book puts me in mind of Robert E Howard's Conan stories, being that kind of heroic sword and sorcery tale. I think for me the characters weren't as fully fleshed as I like. They weren't stereotypes, yet somehow seemed just a bit thin. The plot, and the dangers, and the exotic locales are ...more
John Purvis
Aug 25, 2014 John Purvis rated it really liked it
“Beneath an Opal Moon” was published in 1980 and was written by Eric Van Lustbader ( Mr. Lustbader has published over 40 Fantasy and Thriller novels.

I picked up this paper back edition of book #4 of “The Sunset Warrior Cycle” a few years ago. This is a Fantasy with a strong martial arts flavor. I would rate the book as “R” due to the Violence and some Mature Situations. The story is set in the city of Sha’angh’sei and other locations within this world. The book
Abbas Daya
This is the fourth book in Eric Van Lustbader's Sunset Warrior cycle and with it we return to the fantastic world of the Sunset Warrior, a place of exotic sword and sorcery action.

The story's protagonist is Moichi-Annai-Nin, a navigator and 'blood brother' to the Sunset Warrior who is cooling his heels in the wondrously chaotic metropolis of Sha'angh'sei after having participated in the Kai Fang, the last battle for humankind. Moichi's reverie however is brought to a harsh end when he is asked b
Jul 28, 2011 Isshi69nikkei rated it did not like it
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I want to cry from dissapointment. After "Sirens" - piece of shit i wasn't able to read - I gave Lustbader one last chance.

First 100 pages were really good. I took this book to train and started reading. Suddenly.. something happened. I don't know what moment this EXACTLY was but after all the action, th author, suddenly, I suppose, forget what he wanted to write. There were more and more characters with similliar names and after the scene Ronin is changing I decided to read only dialogs 'cause
Apr 30, 2013 Dark-Draco rated it liked it
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In this novel, Moichi the navigator, is waiting for a ship to take him home. Stranded on land, he is co-opted by the Regent to investiate two savage deaths. Instead of answers, he finds himself rescuing a young stranger from the slave market, who is in turn kidnapped. With his friend, he sets out to find her and ends up having to face a wickid sorceress with a mission of her own.

Pretty standard fantasy fair, although the chinese feel was a nice change. I did find the blurb on the back a bit misl
Dec 18, 2015 Kanna added it
I read this book when I was like thirteen. I can't believe goodreads has it. Like I remember the love in this book TWELVE years later to the point I spent months trying to figure out what the title was. I had no idea it belonged to a series. I have to read this all over again and in ORDER :D
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Eric Van Lustbader was born and raised in Greenwich Village. He is the author of more than twenty-five best-selling novels, including The Ninja, in which he introduced Nicholas Linnear, one of modern fiction's most beloved and enduring heroes. The Ninja was sold to 20th CenturyFox, to be made into a major motion picture. His novels have been translated into over twenty languages.

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Other Books in the Series

Sunset Warrior Cycle (5 books)
  • The Sunset Warrior (The Sunset Warrior Cycle, #1)
  • Shallows of Night (The Sunset Warrior Cycle, #2)
  • Dai-San (The Sunset Warrior Cycle, #3)
  • Dragons on the Sea of Night (The Sunset Warrior Cycle, #5)

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