Lord Ailixond, conqueror of half the globe, ruler of the greatest empire the world has ever known, is dead. His friend, lover and second-in-command, Aleizon Ailix Ayndra suddenly finds herself beset by enemies as her arch-rival, Sulakon takes power. He is intent on destroying her.
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'As bold and subversive as it is sweeping and romantic ... interweaving the politics of sex and power into a canvas of ancient history, Spedding's fantasy is vivid and turbulent' New Statesman 'Spedding brilliantly conveys the complex, flawed, driven personalities of a heroine and hero who share the same restless genius ... The depth and richness recalls Mary Renault, while the clear-eyed toughness merits comparison with Cecilia Holland' Locus
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Book Description Voyager, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 000648266X