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The Demon Lord
Peter Morwood
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The Demon Lord (Book of Years #2)

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Despite being abandoned in the land of his enemies, Aldric, last survivor of his clan, will not turn away from the perilous task he is pledged to complete. Allies ride to his aid, but even if he survives a madman's deadly sorceries and the precarious attentions of an omnipotent dragon, still greater evils await him on his dangerous quest.
Published (first published 1988)
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Adon Coya
I liked this book less than its prequel. (view spoiler) Although it was a ...more
Timothy Boyd
Feb 12, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very Good fantasy series. Great main character and settings. Nice read, Very recommended.
Matt Turnbull
Interesting story. Read this years before I became aware of the historical story that was depicted more recently in the film "Brotherhood of the Wolf". Personally, I really like the character of Aldric, and thought this story did a good job of fleshing him out a bit more, with a good background.
Aug 07, 2008 Jonathan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Summoning demons is inherently risky, this we all know, involving obscure mercenaries in your affairs at the same time can surely lead only to funeral directors everywhere rubbing their hands.
Apr 16, 2010 Jeffrey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Very good sword and sorcery tale. The sword fighting scenes are expertly drawn.
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The ending was abrupt & unsatisfying.
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Peter Morwood is primarily a fantasy novelist and screenwriter, though he has also written works of science fiction. His best-known works include the Horse Lords series (in two sequences) and the Tales of Old Russia series.
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Book of Years (4 books)
  • The Horse Lord (Book of Years, # 1)
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