Author(s): David Drake
The fifth novel in the epic saga of Lord of the Isles David Drake's interlocking stories of Garric and Sharina, Cashel and Ilna are building into a landmark fantasy epic. Their destiny is to reunite the island kingdoms of the Isles into one empire for the first time in a millennium. They seek to do this at a moment in history when the cosmic forces upon which magicians draw are at a thousand year peak. Wizards of even small learning are immensely powerful. Human greed and evil are reinforced by supernatural energies. In Goddess of the Ice Realm, Garric and his retinue reach the island city of Carcosa. Ilna and her beloved, Chalcus, are sent to investigate a magical threat to shipping in the north. Cashel is translated into another world by evil magic, and Sharina to yet another. All of them face deadly dangers. And their world teeters on the brink. Filled with action, startling revelations, romance and sorcery, Goddess of the Ice Realm is epic fantasy at its exciting best.