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Nightsword (Starshield #2)

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Thousands of years ago, the mad emperor Lokan controlled the Nightsword--and imposed his twisted desires on all that lived. Then Lokan mysteriously vanished behind the Maelstrom Wall, into the quantum chaos of the galactic core. But legend says that somewhere behind the Wall, the Nightsword is hidden, its awesome energies waiting to be used again . . . for good or evil.

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Mass Market Paperback, 404 pages
Published August 3rd 1999 by Del Rey Fantasy (first published 1995)
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Ryan
May 02, 2009 Ryan rated it did not like it
Shelves: sci-fi, fantasy
I was really hoping this book would be great. Pirates, magic, sci-fi ... I like all those things, and I've seen and read really interesting examples of them in various combinations, but this just fell completely flat.

The characters travel around, do a bunch of stuff without really being given motivation to do so, there's stuff that's clearly meant to be humourous but isn't, and at no point did I feel I was given any reason to care about any of the characters.
David Davies
Sequel to the mantle of kendis-dai and the story isn't finished, there should be a third book but it leaves us hanging at the end. The reason I gave it 3 stars is 'cos it followed on the story from the first book AND NEEDS TO BE FINISHED.
Mwanaidi
Nov 13, 2012 Mwanaidi rated it really liked it
I love books filled with adventure, this one didn't disappoint me.... Especially the pirate angle, totally awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
Daniel
Jan 23, 2008 Daniel rated it did not like it
Shelves: don-t_own
I have up on this series after this. I don't even know if the third was ever published.
Jeremy
Aug 16, 2009 Jeremy rated it did not like it
Even worse than volume 1.
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Fantasy novelist who, along with Tracy Hickman, was one of the original creators of the Dragonlance game world. I've written numerous novels and short stories set in the world of Krynn, as well as series in other, original worlds. These include: Darksword, Rose of the Prophet, Star of the Guardians, DeathGate, Dragonvarld, Sovereign Stone, Dragonships, and the Dragon Brigade. I also wrote two para ...more
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