By David Gemmell
With mythic sweep and epic scope, David Gemmell’s bestselling novels of magic and experience function brooding heroes who struggle to maintain all that's stable and honorable in themselves and within the worlds during which they stride like lonely giants. In instances of terror and melancholy, theirs are the swords that carve a shining course, inspiring others to stick with. Even after their deaths, their names survive. . . .
A thousand years once they fell in conflict, heroes—Druss and Skilgannon—are respected through the war-torn lands of the Drenai. but women and men stay in abject worry of the Joinings, abominable meldings of guy and beast, and in their mistress, the darkish sorceress referred to as the everlasting. None can stave off those ruthless foes.
But what if the soul of 1 such hero might be known as again from the void, his bones housed back in flesh? An historic prophecy foretold that Skilgannon might go back in his people’s darkest hour. To so much, this can be a silly wish. yet no longer so as to Landis Kan. For years, because the strength of the everlasting grew, Kan looked for the tomb of Skilgannon the Damned. and finally, he came across it, collecting up the bones and appearing the mystic ritual.
But the reborn hero is an enigma: a tender guy whose warrior talents are blunted and whose stories are fragmented. This Skilgannon is a guy out of time, marooned in an international as unusual to him as a dream, distant from all he knew and loved.
Or nearly all. ahead of bringing Skilgannon again, Landis Kan experimented upon different bone fragments present in the hero’s tomb. That ritual ended in a surly sizeable who possessed extraordinary energy, yet no stories. To Kan, he used to be a perilous failure. yet to Skilgannon, this enormous represented their final wish. For because the ageless evil of the everlasting threatens to drown the Drenai lands in blood, mythical heroes will once more paved the way to freedom.