|Hidden Fires (1991) [Novel]|
by Katharine Eliska Kimbriel
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(From the publisher):
They would ravage the galaxy's richest world - to quench their thirst for revenge.
Garth Kristinsson's parents died when a scam went wrong - and Garth has spent his life seeking vengeance, seeking his father's partner-in-crime, a woman called Silver. He's just found her.
Silver is the Atarae Darame of legendary Nuala; her husband, Sheel Atare, leads the planet's most powerful tribe. Together, they have brought an era of peace to a world of constant intrigue, lethal perils, and vast wealth. But Atare's enemy, clan Dielaan, has a new ruler: brilliant, arrogant, psychotic young Rex, who also seeks vengeance and world domination.
When off-worlder and classman Garth meets king and con artist Rex, two bitter, misbegotten quests explode in a conspiracy of murder, treason, and abduction. One aimed at destroying Nuala's peace, Nuala's prosperity... And Silver's life.
Original title: Hidden Fires
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ Space Opera
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Planets & Societies→ Adapting To Harsh Conditions