From a strong new voice in epic fantasy comes the tale of Durand, a
good squire trying to become a good knight in a harsh and
Set to inherit the lordship of a small village in his father's
duchy because the knight of that village has been bereaved of his
own son, Durand must leave when the son unexpectedly turns up
First he falls in with a band of knights working for a vicious son
of a duke and ends up participating in the murder of the duke's
adulterous wife. Fleeing, he comes into the service of a disgraced
second son of a duke, Lamoric, who is executing a long subterfuge
to try to restore his honor in the eyes of his father, family, and
king. By entering tournaments anonymously as "The Red Knight,"
Durand will demonstrate his heroism and prowess and be drafted into
the honors of the king.
But conspiracies are afoot--dark plots that could break the oaths
which bind the kingdom and the duchies together and keep the
banished monsters at bay. It may fall to Durand to save the world
Authentic and spellbinding, " In the Eye of Heaven" weaves together
the gritty authenticity of a Glen Cook with the high-medieval flair
epitomized by Gene Wolfe's "The Knight," to begin an epic
multi-volume tale that will take the fantasy world by storm.
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Tor Books/ Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
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