By Raymond E. Feist
After approximately thirty years and greater than dozen novels, Raymond E. Feist's Riftwar Cycle has develop into essentially the most iconic, cherished, and enduring sagas in glossy myth. The Riftwars—including the unique Riftwar, the Serpentwar, the Darkwar, and the Demonwar—were epic battles among solid and Evil whose ramifications have echoed via generations. the most recent access within the epic, A country Besieged, ushers within the so much fearsome probability the dominion has but faced—the Chaoswar—a magic apocalypse with cataclysmic effects.
A country Besieged
Years in the past, the Empire of serious Kesh failed in its try to overcome Krondor after the Serpentwar, due to the bravery, crafty, and magic of the sorcerer Pug and the Conclave of Shadows. considering then, peace has benefitted either international locations, and the dominion has been unfastened from the specter of one other Keshian invasion. but now, the darkish clouds of struggle assemble back. . . .
From the some distance Coast within the west to the frontier with the japanese Kingdoms, rumors, uncertainty, and political instability are rampant. Spies have long gone missing—some have been murdered whereas others have became traitor. Factions are emerging, robust legions from the Keshian Confederacy were mobilized, and an assault at the kingdoms of the Isles and Roldem is all yet definite.
because the males of the Western Realm start to mount a safety, Martin conDoin, the center son of Lord Henry, Duke of Crydee, reveals himself best the cost opposed to the invaders—like his mythical ancestor, Prince Arutha, who stood enterprise to the dying opposed to the Tsurani invasion. yet Arutha had a complete military at his command. Martin has only a ragtag strength constituted of a number of outdated males and younger boys.
As Kesh's invading hordes once more descend upon the dominion, not anyone is safe—not skilled masters of intrigue Lord James Dasher Jamison and the beguiling and lethal girl Franciezka; now not the courageous warrior Knight-Adamant Sandreena and a brand new iteration of unswerving but untested defenders; no longer even the good Pug himself, the main robust magician the area of Midkemia has ever recognized. A hazard way more terrifying has arisen, an evil whose burgeoning energy portends Midkemia's dying. and shortly even the Kingdom's enchanted defender will locate himself wondering every little thing he's ever held abiding, actual, and precious . . . together with the loyalty and needs of his liked son, Magnus.