By George R. R. Martin
HBO’s hit sequence A online game OF THRONES relies on George R. R. Martin’s the world over bestselling sequence A music OF ICE AND hearth, the best delusion epic of the trendy age. A conflict OF KINGS is the second one quantity within the series.
Throughout Westeros, the chilly winds are rising.
From the traditional fort of Dragonstone to the forbidding lands of Winterfell, chaos reigns as pretenders to the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms stake their claims via tempest, turmoil and war.
As a prophecy of doom cuts around the sky - a comet the color of blood and flame - 5 factions fight for regulate of a divided land. Brother plots opposed to brother and the lifeless upward thrust to stroll within the night.
Against a backdrop of incest, fratricide, alchemy and homicide, the cost of glory is measured in blood.
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Nothing serious. ’ he grinned. In the meantime, Krittika came running down the temple steps and asked breathlessly, ‘My lady. ’ ‘Yes I am,’ she answered. ’ Krittika turned to Shiva and said, ‘Thank you very much. ’ Shiva did not seem to be listening though. He continued to stare at Krittika’s mistress as if he were possessed. Krittika struggled to conceal a smile. ’ ‘No it’s not that,’ said a smiling Shiva. ‘It’s just that in our society, women don’t fight. ’ O hell! That came out all wrong.
He followed the path that her chariot had taken as it had swerved to its left, around the fountain at the centre of the courtyard. It had then taken a sharp right turn past the shepherd standing at the entrance of the garden. Incidentally, where were this shepherd’s sheep? Shiva continued to look down the path the chariot had taken into the parking lot. Next to the chariot stood another man who had just walked into the temple complex, but had inexplicably not entered the temple itself. He turned to the shepherd and appeared to nod slightly.
And then it happened. The moment that every unrealised heart craves for. The unforgettable instant that a soul, clinging on to the purest memory of its previous life, longs for. The second, that in spite of a conspiracy of the gods, only a few lucky men experience. The moment when she enters his life. She rode in on a chariot, guiding the horses expertly into the courtyard, while a lady companion by her side held on to the railings. Although her black hair was tied in an understated bun, a few irreverent strands danced a spellbinding kathak in the wind.
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2) by George R. R. Martin