|Six of Swords (1982) [Novel]|
by Carole Nelson Douglas
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Irissa was the last of the sorcerous Torlocs, untutored in magic and abandoned upon this decaying world by her people. Kendric was one of the Six of Swords, gifted with a legendary weapon to guard the Realms from harm. But now he was an outcast, and his death was sought without reason by the other Five.
Sorceress and swordsman, they were thrown together, each filled with ancient prejudices against the other. But only by combining her uncertain powers with his remaining skills could they survive.
Survive they must, however. Rule was a world founded upon magic - but now magic was failing and there would soon be no place for it. And destiny in strange guise had chosen them to make one last stand against the dark forces that were waiting at the Gate of Valna, seeking to destroy their world.
Original title: Six of Swords
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery