|Quinton (1989) [Novel]|
by James Crawford
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(From the publisher):
"Beware Emmarkan!" warns the wizard Ontar. King Quintar ignores this advice given by the Hidden Servants of the Great Power. His kingdom is raped, he and his spouse are slain while Gordan battles valiantly against overwhelming odds and is compelled to ride off with the babe Quinton, whom Ontar and his wife Admaria then take off to the harsh steppes for safe keeping.
The wizards teach him magic, mysticism science and the arts. Quinton becomes the paramount Ranxem of the free steppe people and leads them against the Ker-Mantid alliance. His armies are victorious, he persuades the Phlorcartids to join with them against the mighty Casman Empire.
They all know that the defeat of the Casman Empire involves the conquest of Deerait...
In this narrative you will also meet the four Polingsi, Sourin the Bold, the valiant warriors Rahamb, Hanshair, Adrigal and Onlestic as well as Quinton's personal guard Perlow, destined to be the beloved of a goddess. There is the mighty general, Gordan; also the two Ulgruffi, Ontar and Admaria, using magic to defeat hostile sorcery and an awesome tornado...
Original title: Quinton
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Secondary Worlds→ Epic
- Touted as the first in the Historical Beginnings of the Admarian Empire.