By David Eddings, Leigh Eddings
Mythmakers and global developers of the 1st order, the Eddingses spin stories that make imaginations jump. Readers have extremely joyful to The Belgariad
and The Malloreon
, magic-filled masterworks chronicling the undying clash among reliable and evil. yet with these sagas dropped at their positive conclusions, fanatics have been left hungry for extra. Now eventually the wait is over. With The Redemption of Althalus
, the Eddingses have created their first-ever stand-alone epic delusion . . .
It will be sheer folly to attempt to hide the real nature of Althalus, for his flaws are the stuff of legend. he's, as all males be aware of, a thief, a liar, an occasional assassin, an outrageous braggart, and a guy with out even the slightest trace of honor.
Yet of the entire males on the planet, it's Althalus, unrepentant rogue and scoundrel, who becomes the champion of humanity in its determined fight opposed to the forces of an historical god decided to come the universe to nothingness. On his solution to thieve The publication from the home on the finish of the realm, Althalus is faced by means of a cat--a cat with eyes like emeralds, the voice of a lady, and the powers of a goddess.
She is Dweia, sister to The Gods and a better thief even than Althalus. She has to be: for very quickly in any respect, she has stolen his center. And extra. She has stolen time itself. For whilst Althalus leaves the home on the finish of the realm, a lot wiser yet no longer an afternoon older than whilst he'd first entered it, hundreds of thousands of years have long past by.
But Dweia isn't the just one capable of manage time. Her evil brother stocks the facility, and whereas Dweia has been instructing Althalus the secrets and techniques of The ebook, the traditional God has been utilizing the darkish magic of his personal publication to rewrite historical past. but all isn't misplaced. yet provided that Althalus, nonetheless a thief at center, can compile a ragtag staff of fellows, girls, and kids with out cause to belief him or one another.
Boldly written and brilliantly imagined, The Redemption of Althalus is an epic myth to be savored within the analyzing and again to repeatedly for the knowledge, pleasure, and humor that purely the Eddingses supplies.