The Desert Spear: Book Two of The Demon Cycle
Peter V. Brett
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The sun is setting on humanity. The night now belongs to voracious demons that prey upon a dwindling population forced to cower behind half-forgotten symbols of power. Legends tell of a Deliverer: a general who once bound all mankind into a single force that defeated the demons. But is the return of the Deliverer just another myth? Perhaps not. Out of the desert rides Ahmann Jardir, who has forged the desert tribes into a demon-killing army. He has proclaimed himself Shar’Dama Ka, the Deliverer, and he carries ancient weapons—a spear and a crown—that give credence to his claim. But the Northerners claim their own Deliverer: the Warded Man, a dark, forbidding figure. Once, the Shar’Dama Ka and the Warded Man were friends. Now they are fierce adversaries. Yet as old allegiances are tested and fresh alliances forged, all are unaware of the appearance of a new breed of demon, more intelligent—and deadly—than any that have come before.
Look for Peter V. Brett’s complete Demon Cycle:
THE WARDED MAN | THE DESERT SPEAR | THE DAYLIGHT WAR | THE SKULL THRONE | THE CORE (Coming soon!)
From Publishers Weekly
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A worthy sequel
I was quite pleased with this book, despite the early reviews I read. The main characters are further flushed out and the story moves along at a pleasant pace. I am very excited to read the next book in this series.
What a satisfying story...plot twists, new magic and old friends. The words danced and the story progressed. Looking forward to book 3, which starts now.
- Category: Epic
- Published: Apr 13, 2010
- Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
- Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
- Print Length: 672 Pages
- Language: English