Imnea knew when she awoke that Death was waiting for her.
"You must be willing to leave behind what you are and become something so dark and terrible that men would cringe in horror if they knew it walked among them. And you must choose that course of your own accord, without being shown the way; you must want it so much that everything else is cast aside." - Ethanus (Kamala's mentor)
Cursing softly, praying secretly, the Witch-Queen returned to her guests, uncomfortably aware that a spark of hope had taken root with her...and dreading to find out what might be required to nourish it.
A new trilogy of epic adventure from one of the finest writers in modern fantasy
C.S. Friedman, acclaimed author of The Coldfire Trilogy, returns to the epic style which has made her one of the most popular fantasy writers in the genre. In this first book of the trilogy, Friedman introduces readers to a world of high fantasy, replete with vampire-like magical powers, erotic interludes, treachery, war, sorcery, and a draconic creature of horrific power and evil that will have readers eagerly awaiting the next novel in the series.
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At the end of her bestselling Coldfire trilogy, Friedman had challenged readers to imagine a world where sorcery requires the ultimate sacrifice--that of life itself. Now, in "Feast of Souls," she introduces a terrifying world in which the cost of magic is just that.… (more)