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Demon Lord of Karanda (The Malloreon) (edition 1988)

by David Eddings

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Title:Demon Lord of Karanda (The Malloreon)
Authors:David Eddings
Info:Bantam Press (1988), Hardcover, 354 pages
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Zakath works so well as a character as does the expansion of Beldin/Feldegast you can almost forgive how sidelined the women are in this installment. Even Polgara is MIA. Vella gets some good bits as does Poledra, it's just a pity that all the other women don't get nearly enough screentime comparatively. ( )
  jeninmotion | Sep 24, 2018 |
Demon Lord of Karanda is the third book in The Malloreon by David Eddings. The quest continues! More has been revealed about their journey. It seems the prophecy may require an Angarak king be in attendance as well as some sort of "sacrifice." It's obvous now how Zandramas plans to use Garion's son, making it more important for the party to rescue him. If only Zakath, Emperor of Mallorea, could be reasoned with to let them continue onwards. Urvon, in his effort to make a play for the Sardion, has summoned demons let them loose on the countryside, making the race to the Place Which Is No More even more hazardous. As if things could not get worse, a plague has struck the city where the party is being held, effectively sealing everyone in the city. And the Seeres of Kell has revealed that time is starting to run out if they hope to complete the prophecy of Light.

The pace picks back up in this one as our heroes must stop and over come many challenges. Eddings writes some pretty good action scenes. This is the book where the new party members, Sadi, Velvet and Toth, really feel like they're a part of things, each with their own role to play and not just replacements for those people we're missing from the first series. The character banter continues to be fun, though is toned down in the second half of the book where events become a tad more serious. The world building continues as the party goes much farther into the Mallorean continent than experienced previously. I almost wish I could visit Mal Zeth - just without the plague. ( )
1 vote Narilka | Jan 6, 2018 |
Up until now the majority of these books have taken place in the West, or very briefly, in the lands of the Angoraks but with this book, we wenter the lands of the Malloreans, who share the eastern continent and who have their own civilisation. Various adventures ensue as the party find themselves captured by an emperor, chased by demons and a mad disciple, whilst still trying to run down Zandramas, the kidnapper of Garion's son, himself fated to become the new Dark Lord should things go wrong... ( )
  JohnFair | Dec 24, 2016 |
the “mallorean” continues apace ( )
  BookstoogeLT | Dec 10, 2016 |
Another reread in the Mallorean series. There was not as much interaction with my favorite characters in this episode. But there was a lot of action to keep the story going. A lot more clues were revealed about the purpose of the quest and a few more important characters were introduced. ( )
  jguidry | May 31, 2016 |
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Being a brief history of Mallorea and the races that dwell there.
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The first snow of the season settled white and quiet through the breathless air onto the decks of their ship.
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"They're demon worshippers. It's not a particularly safe form of religion, I've noticed."
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In an adventurous sequel to THE MALLOREAN, David Eddings tells the story of King Garion's abducted infant son and his efforts to save him. Unfortunately, he and his friends are detained by the friendly, but determined Zakath, who refuses to let them leave. As a horde of demons ravage the Cities and a plague lets loose its terrors, Garion has little time left to reach his destination, or the kidnapper wins by default.

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Set against a backdrop of fantasy and mystery and in a land of dangerous imagination, the kidnapping of the son of the Overlord of the West, leads an army to embark upon a fantastic journey - that journey is chronicled in the Books of the Mallorean.

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