The Realms of the Gods (The Immortals)

By Tamora Pierce

Daine controls the destiny of Tortall during this exciting end to the Immortals sequence, that includes an up-to-date disguise for longtime enthusiasts and clean converts alike, and together with an all-new afterword from Tamora Pierce.

During a dire conflict opposed to the fearsome Skinners, Daine and her mage instructor, Numair, are swept into the Divine geographical regions. even if they're satisfied to be alive, they aren't the place they wish to be. they're desperately wanted again domestic the place their previous enemy, Ozorne, and his military of wierd creatures are waging warfare opposed to Tortall.

While trapped within the perilous nation-states of the gods, Daine discovers her mysterious parentage. yet because the secrets and techniques of her earlier are published, so is the treacherous as far back as Tortall. And so Daine and Numair embark on a rare trip domestic, the place the destiny of all Tortall rests with Daine and her wild magic.

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There's a Yamani fleet north of us—what whether it is coming right here? ” “I have yet spies there, as you recognize! If there's a way that they have got been detected—Put your personal idle mages to the duty! ” Ozorne’s voice was once twisted by way of fury. “You wish every thing passed you as a present. yet for me, you'll have neither braveness nor allies to tackle Tortall, for your whole vows of loss of life to King Jonathan’s line! if you'd like information, scry for it! ” A hoarse voice further, “General Valmar—if you think that possibly to take your fleet and slip away this night, or the following day, or ever, be aware of this. ” From a youth spent too as regards to that harsh land for convenience, Daine famous a Scanran voice. “Every pores and skin of liquid fireplace that you just own will burn, should still I contact it with my present. in case you throw them overboard, our allies one of the merfolk will fasten these skins on your hulls, and that i will burn them then. we won't have the Copper Islanders act as they've got so frequently, and overlook their vows of allegiance. ” Footsteps—hurried ones—receded. Daine heard steel claws digging into wooden. “The centaurs, too, develop restless,” the Scanran remarked. “I have hairs from each tail between them, to bind them to me. They’ll sing a truly various track, may still I scorch even one. ” Ozorne’s voice was once sullen. “Sometime you need to inform me the way you first had details so special that one may possibly imagine you perched at the shoulders of the northern defenders, and now you don't have anything. i glance ahead to listening to. ” Daine opened her eyes and smiled. The badger and Gold-streak had visited the darkings in northern Tortall, then, and talked them into breaking touch with their writer. in need of Numair to sleep a piece extra, she wandered over to the spring. On its glittering floor, she sought for information of domestic. a picture shaped instantly. In it, vast Foot clung to 1 of Malady’s toes. The rat-Sorrow attempted to shake him off; the duckmole jammed venomous spurs into Malady’s obvious flesh. illness stiffened; his reddened eyes went clean. He iced up. Daine blinked. Now she was once over Port Legann, so excessive that males and the ships that blockaded the harbor gave the look of toys. within the distance to the southwest—the path of the Copper Isles—she observed the intense flare of torches. the picture moved nearer and brightened, in order that although it was once evening, she observed the shapes of ten ships. With the unusual, transparent sight granted through the water photo, she simply learn the flags that topped the masts. Numair requested softly, “Daine? ” He was once sitting up, frowning. She started to stuff issues into her pack. “The Copper Isles is sending ten ships—they’re flying conflict flags—north. i feel they’re making for Legann. ” The sunlight had set. fast they packed; prior to they set out, Jelly replaced its seat from Daine’s pocket to Numair’s shoulder. The land used to be altering, turning to abandon within the west. the trail headed that method, sparkling silver lower than struggle gentle and the sunshine of the newly risen moon, sloping down via large clusters of rock. within the distance a fowl leaped from a top, flying as though it intended to arrive the moon.

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