|Dark Glory War, the (2000) [Novel]|
by Michael A. Stackpole
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Series: Dragoncrown Cycle
In the sacred season of the Moon Month, four young men don the masks that herald their coming-of-age celebration, a time of testing, ritual, festival, and romance. But for Tarrant Hawkings and his friends Leigh, Rounce, and Nay, their first test becomes a desperate struggle for survival. For they will encounted the vanguard of an invasion force poised to overrun their homeland of Oriosa, and all four will find their lives changed forever when they encounter a legendary weapon that brings it wielder invincibility. Yet the magic sword may prove more curse than blessing, signaling the arrival of a cataclysmic battle with ancient foes. And in the face of dire sorceries and terrible battles, these youths will come to manhood... or to death.
Original title: The Dark Glory War
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery