By K. J. Parker
Whilst an engineer is sentenced to dying for a petty transgression of guild legislations, he flees the town, abandoning his spouse and daughter. compelled into exile, he seeks a poor vengeance -- one who will go away a path of loss of life and destruction in its wake. yet he'll no longer be ready to do so through himself. He needs to draw up his plans utilizing the blood of others...
In a compelling story of intrigue and injustice, ok. J. Parker's embittered hero takes up hands opposed to his enemies, utilizing the one guns he has left to him: his ingenuity and his ardour -- his units and wishes.
Read Online or Download Devices and Desires (Engineer Trilogy, Book 1) PDF
Similar fantasy books
“Nothing is unfastened, Go’el,” Jaina Proudmoore stated. “Your wisdom and abilities have been obtained at a value. The . . . orc you left in the back of on your position had performed a lot damage on your absence. If i've got heard approximately what's going in Orgrimmar and Ashenvale, definitely you want to have! ”
Go’el’s mien, which have been deeply peaceable, now regarded bothered. “I have heard, after all. ”
“And . . . you do not anything? ”
“I have one other path,” he acknowledged. “You have noticeable the result of that course. A danger that—”
“Go’el, I listen this, yet now that activity is over. Garrosh is stirring up hassle among the Alliance and the Horde—trouble that didn’t exist until eventually he begun it. i will be able to comprehend in case you don’t desire to undermine him publicly, but—perhaps you and that i can interact. shape a summit of types. Ask Baine to affix us; i do know he has no love for what Garrosh is striving for. i may communicate with Varian. nowadays, he appears extra on hand. every body respects you, even within the Alliance, Go’el. you will have earned that recognize due to your activities. Garrosh has earned not anything yet distrust and hatred as a result of his. ”
She indicated her cloak, which had blown approximately with the wind he had despatched to undergo her to shore. “You can keep an eye on the winds as a shaman. however the winds of struggle are blowing, and if we don't cease Garrosh now, many innocents can pay the associated fee for our hesitation. ”
The ashes of the Cataclysm have settled throughout Azeroth’s disparate kingdoms. because the damaged global recovers from the catastrophe, the well known sorceress girl Jaina Proudmoore maintains her lengthy fight to fix relatives among the Horde and the Alliance. but of overdue, escalating tensions have driven the 2 factions in the direction of open struggle, threatening to smash what little balance continues to be within the . . .
Dark information arrives in Jaina’s cherished urban, Theramore. one of many blue dragonflight’s strongest artifacts—the Focusing Iris—has been stolen. to resolve the item’s mysterious whereabouts, Jaina works with the previous blue Dragon point Kalecgos. the 2 remarkable heroes forge an not likely bond in the course of their research, yet one other disastrous flip of occasions looms at the horizon. . . .
Garrosh Hellscream is mustering the Horde’s armies for an all-out invasion of Theramore. regardless of mounting dissent inside of his faction, the brazen warchief goals to herald a brand new period of Horde domination. His thirst for conquest leads him to take brutal measures opposed to somebody who dares query his management.
Alliance forces converge on Theramore to repel the Horde onslaught, however the courageous defenders are unprepared for the genuine scope of Garrosh’s crafty and misleading method. His assault will irrevocably rework Jaina, engulfing the ardent peacekeeper within the chaotic and all-consuming . . . TIDES OF conflict
Translated through Andreas Helweg
The center of Nakothi has been misplaced, the experts have been triumphant, and the Empire continues to be freed from Elder regulate. For now.
Shera has develop into a Soulbound, yet along with her new powers comes a terrifying burden. Her Soulbound Vessel has started to poison her brain, slowly reworking her right into a mammoth, bloodthirsty killer. in the meantime, Calder Marten and his Imperialist Guilds have started to paintings opposed to the specialists. .. even to the purpose of elevating their very own band of homegrown assassins. Assassins with specified ties to Shera's past.
On the seas, a guy will do whatever to grab keep an eye on of a throne.
In the shadows, a lady fights for her personal soul.
The otters of eco-friendly Isle have lengthy been enslaved to the Wildcat Riggu Felis. They paintings and stay up for the day their savior will arrive? the prophesized excessive Rhulain, who will lead them in conflict and a go back to glory. in the meantime, younger Tiria Wildlough, an ottermaid at Redwall Abbey, pines for her likelihood to benefit the methods of the warrior, a lot opposed to the desires of her father.
- The Ragged Man (The Twilight Reign, Book 4)
- Assassin's Quest (The Farseer Trilogy, Book 3)
- Demon Child (Celestial Battle, Book 2)
- Smugglers of Gor (Gorean Saga, Book 32)
- Yüzüklerin Efendisi - İki Kule 2. Kitap
Additional info for Devices and Desires (Engineer Trilogy, Book 1)
On cold nights the covers would vanish just as I fell asleep, while on other nights I would awake either to loud noises in another room or to the sensation of someone pinching my toes. I was certain the house was haunted, and after much work to try to dispel the creature, I determined that magic was to no avail. In desperation I asked a local priest I knew to perform an exorcism. He complied, with the only result being that the night after he sprinkled holy water around the house, I was sprinkled in my bed by water that most likely came from a rather dirty horse trough.
I thought I could see, far ahead of me, something shine with a pale light. I moved forward, hearing the sound of the boat moving away behind me. At length I came to the source of the glow. A wall of ice, which shone softly with no light upon it, closed up the way ahead. 29 So I brought out my lute, and the folk called for the songs they best loved, as folk everywhere do. The inn was crowded with many who did not seem travelers, but villagers. The wine had flowed freely since before my arrival, I could see.
Within these realms, glamour that is seen through remains. Any glamour that is pierced while it is in the faerie realms appears in its true form when such realms are left behind; any glamour that is not pierced may remain when the mortal world is again reached. Only fools try to pierce the glamour surrounding a faerie. If this is done, one of two things occurs. Either the person seeing through the faerie can no longer sense the faerie’s presence (but can still be affected by the faerie), or the person sees the faerie’s ‘true’ shape.