Pathfinder Module: The House on Hook Street by Brandon Hodge

By Brandon Hodge

Goals flip lethal! In previous Korvosa, nightmare-spawned horrors start stalking the district’s shiver addicts, sparking a manhunt to deliver these in charge to justice. What position does the unusual cult referred to as the Brotherhood of the Spider play within the mysterious deaths, and why is the veil among the dreaming and waking worlds so skinny? to resolve those mysteries and others, the heroes needs to stroll the unseen paths of Bridgefront’s occult underworld, or even input the measurement of goals itself to resolve the internet of intrigue concealing the cult’s lethal machinations. yet what's going to take place while the heroes’ personal goals flip opposed to them, and what turns into of these who discover esoteric secrets and techniques too poor to understand? Beset by means of risks from their very own minds, the heroes needs to race opposed to time to save lots of Korvosa—and their sanity. Designed to be used with Pathfinder Roleplaying online game Occult Adventures, this experience is choked with terrifying thrills! Written by means of fan-favorite writer Brandon Hodge, the home on Hook road is a deluxe event for 6th-level characters, and comprises sixty four action-packed pages of attractive wrestle, city research, and a brand new giant foe, plus a beautiful double-sided poster map that includes an summary of Korvosa’s Bridgefront local and a miniatures-scale battlemap. gamers can anticipate to arrive ninth point upon of completion of this adventure—if they could live to tell the tale the nightmares of a menacing dreamscape!

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Mahabharata Book Nine: Shalya, Volume One (The Clay Sanskrit by Justin Meiland

By Justin Meiland

The ebook of Shalya recounts in gory aspect the ultimate destruction of the K?urava military and the defeat of its chief, Dur·y?dhana. during this first quantity heroic duels and martial speeches abound as Shalya, the king of the Madras, is made normal of the K?urava military, merely to be slaughtered in his turn.The publication of Shalya recounts in gory aspect the ultimate destruction of the K?urava military and the defeat of its chief, Dury?dhana. during this first quantity heroic duels and martial speeches abound as Shalya, the king of the Madras, is made common of the K?urava military, basically to be slaughtered in his turn.Co-published through long island college Press and the JJC FoundationFor extra in this name and different titles within the Clay Sanskrit sequence, please stopover at http://www.claysanskritlibrary.org

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Traitors' Gate (Crossroads) by Kate Elliott

By Kate Elliott

In Spirit Gate and Shadow Gate, Kate Elliott took readers to the attention-grabbing international of the Hundred, a land teeming with an array of cultures, gods, and conflicts blighted through the shadow of chaos and destruction. Now, with an analogous depth and dramatic sweep that has introduced this epic to existence, Elliott returns to the exquisitely crafted towns and landscapes of the Hundred, in a thunderous end to the saga.In the darkness of battle and destruction, forces assemble to reclaim the peace: these immortal Guardians who nonetheless serve justice search a method to finish the devastating reign of 1 in their personal; a employed outlander military struggles to halt the improvement of the horde that has despoiled great lands and slaughtered numerous humans in its murderous wake, whereas nonetheless guarding opposed to a burgeoning possibility from an aggressively expansionist empire; and the eagle reeves who've lengthy been the one legislation enforcers of the Hundred fight to reorganize after a devastating bloodbath has decimated their numbers. yet at the same time those forces provide desire to those that may stay in peace, a bad threat looms: a traitor with Imperial goals, the main dreaded, least expected chance of all…In the unfolding drama of political upheaval and violent swap, not anything is sure, as alliances dissolve and gear shifts with the unpredictability of a barren region sandstorm. A riotous epic with the monstrous breadth and pleasure purely masterful storyteller Kate Elliott can summon, Traitors’ Gate will go away her many readers begging for extra.

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Always Forever (Age of Misrule, Book 3) by Mark Chadbourn

By Mark Chadbourn

The everlasting clash among the sunshine and darkish once more blackens the skies and blights the land. On one facet stand the Tuatha de Danaan, golden-skinned and gorgeous, choked with all of the may of angels. at the different are the Fomorii, massive devils hell-bent on destroying all human life. And within the center are the Brothers and Sisters of Dragons, decided to take advantage of the unusual energy that binds them to the land in a final, determined try and keep the human race. Church, Ruth, Ryan, Laura and Shavi have joined forces with Tom, a hero from the mists of time, to salary a guerrilla warfare opposed to the iron rule of the gods. this is often the lovely end of a strong myth saga via one in every of Britain's such a lot acclaimed younger writers.

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The Concubine's Daughter: A Novel by Pai Kit Fai

By Pai Kit Fai

An epic, heart-wrenching tale of a mom and daughter's trip to their destiny.

Lotus toes. He might provide his daughter the dainty toes of a courtesan. this may increase her good looks and her cost, making her destiny shine like a brand new coin. He smiled to himself, pouring clean tea. And it should cease her from working away…

When the younger concubine of an outdated farmer in rural China supplies delivery to a daughter known as Li-Xia, or "Beautiful One," the kid turns out destined to develop into a concubine herself. Li refuses to undergo her destiny, outwitting her father's orders to bind her ft and escaping the silk farm with an English sea captain. Li takes her first steps towards satisfying her mother's goals of changing into a scholar--but her ultimate triumph needs to be left to her daughter, Su Sing, "Little Star," in a trip that might take her from distant mountain refuges to the perils of Hong Kong at the eve of worldwide battle II.

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Written Voices, Spoken Signs: Tradition, Performance, and by Egbert J. Bakker, Ahuvia Kahane

By Egbert J. Bakker, Ahuvia Kahane

Written Voices, Spoken symptoms is a stimulating advent to new views on Homer and different conventional epics. profiting from fresh learn on language and social alternate, the 9 essays during this quantity concentrate on functionality and viewers reception of oral poetry. those cutting edge essays by way of prime students of Homer, oral poetics, and epic invite us to reconsider a few key techniques for an knowing of conventional epic poetry. Egbert Bakker examines the epic performer's use of time and annoying in recounting a previous that's alive. Tackling the query of full-length functionality of the huge Iliad, Andrew Ford considers the level to which the paintings used to be perceived as a coherent complete within the archaic age. John Miles Foley addresses questions about spoken indicators and the method of reference in epic discourse, and Ahuvia Kahane stories rhythm as a semantic think about the Homeric functionality. Richard Martin indicates a brand new variety of functionality features for the Homeric simile. And Gregory Nagy establishes the significance of 1 characteristic of epic language, the ellipsis. those six essays based on Homer have interaction with primary matters which are addressed via 3 essays essentially all in favour of medieval epic: these by means of Franz Bäuml at the idea of truth; by means of Wulf Oesterreicher on different types of orality; and by way of Ursula Schaefer on written and spoken media. of their advent the editors spotlight the underlying strategy and viewpoints of this collaborative quantity.

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