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The Wyrmling Horde

The Seventh Book of The Runelords

by (author) David Farland

Publisher
Tor/Forge
Initial publish date
Sep 2009
Category
Epic
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780765355850
    Publish Date
    Sep 2009
    List Price
    $9.99

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"The Runelords is a first rate tale, an epic fantasy that more than delivers on its promise. Read it soon and treat yourself to an adventure you won't forget."
--Terry Brooks

At the end ofWorldbinder, Fallion Orden, son of Gaborn, was imprisoned on a strange and fantastic world that he created by combining two alternate realities. It's a world brimming with dark magic, ruled by a creature of unrelenting evil who is gathering monstrous armies from a dozen planets in a bid to conquer the universe.

Only Fallion has the power to mend the worlds, but at the heart of a city that is a vast prison, he lies in shackles. The forces of evil are growing and will soon rage across the heavens. Now, Fallion's allies must risk everything in an attempt to free him from the wyrmling horde.

About the author

Contributor Notes

David Farland is the author of the bestselling Runelords series, includingChaosbound andWorldbinder. He also writes science-fiction as David Wolverton. He won the 1987 Writers of the Future contest, and has been nominated for a Nebula Award and a Hugo Award. Farland also works as a video game designer, and has taught writing seminars around the U.S. and Canada. He lives in Saint George, Utah.

Editorial Reviews

“[Farland] explores the very nature of virtue and finds disturbing contradictions at the heart of every moral question. . . .When I reached the end ofThe Runelords, and saw grace arise from a devastating battlefield where too many great hearts lay dead, Farland had earned the tears that came to my eyes. It was not sentiment but epiphany.” —Orson Scott Card, author of Empire, on The Runelords

“The suspense is real, the action is nonstop, and the characterizations continue to convince. . . . [this is] a series that has put Farland on high-fantasy readers' maps.” —Booklist on Lair of Bones

“Sometimes truly terrifying, sometimes impossibly sweet,The Lair of Bones is a tale sure to entrance any reader. This is a superb story with deeply empathetic characters.” —Sara Douglass, author of The Serpent Bride

“The author's imaginative approach to magic, coupled with a richly detailed fantasy world and a cast of memorable heroes and villains, adds depth and variety to this epic tale of war and valor.” —Library Journal on Wizardborn

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