Fortress of Eagles

3.85 avg rating
( 1,526 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780061052613: Fortress of Eagles

The wizard saved his greatest spell for last. Tristen is the name of that Shaping, and Tristen knows nothing else for certain: Neither who he was, nor what he is, nor least of all why the wizard created him.

And now the wizard is dead. And young Cefwyn is King. Cefwyn has a dream: A united Ylesuin, and a peace his land has never known. It is a dream that persists in spite of a court bent on ruling the King... self-serving barons who abhor wizards and foreigners.

Hide your powers, the King asks Tristen. Cefwyn needs his only friend, this young man of mysterious origins who is more brother than vassal. He relies on Tristen, trusts him, protects him... and plans for a war that will bring his dreams to pass... or bring down ruin upon them all.

And so a sword gathers dust in a corner of Tristen's room. One side says Truth. The other side says Illusion. The servants refuse to touch it... and Tristen ignores it with all his might.

The eagerly awaited sequel to her acclaimed Fortress in the Eye of Time, C.J. Cherryh's newest high fantasy triumph continues the soaring tale of two friends, sovereign and sorcerer, in an age of wizardry. Fortress of Eagles is a legend in the making, an epic saga of destiny and ancient magic, an intimate tale of love and loyalty in a magical world spanning centuries.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Mystery and magic, passion and peril, courage and complicity abound in this dramatic sequel to the successful fantasy epic "Fortress in the Eye of Time". As a sorcerer created by the last of the Old Wizards, only Tristen possesses the ancient magic that can save King Cefwyn--and the kingdom itself--from certain destruction by Cefwyn's enemies National print ads.

Review:

In Fortress in the Eye of Time, the wizard Mauryl Gestaurien summoned his greatest spell and created Tristen, the gray-eyed youth with strange powers. Mauryl's death sends the innocent Tristen out into the world, where he is befriended by Prince Cefwyn, heir to the Marhanen throne. Tristen, armed with a magic sword bearing the words "Truth" on one side and "Illusion" on the other, rides into battle for Cefwyn against the Shadow spawned by Hasufin, Mauryl's greatest enemy. In this sequel, Cefwyn is now king, and he has two intentions: to marry Ninévrisë, the beautiful Lady Regent of Elwynor, and to reunite Ylesuin, the land known in its former glory as Galasien. But even as his wedding approaches, his dreams grow more and more unattainable. His barons want to control him, and they fear Tristen's powers. At Cefwyn's urging, Tristen is lying low to protect himself, hiding his powers and his sword. As war inevitably draws nearer, Cefwyn knows he must not be forced to choose between his friend and his bride.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

C. J. Cherryh
Published by Harper Voyager
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Your Online Bookstore
(Houston, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Voyager. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0061052612 Ships promptly from Texas. Bookseller Inventory # HGT8474LJVW092416H0884

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 2.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

C. J. Cherryh
Published by Harper Voyager
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Elderberrybooks
(Elizabeth, CO, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Voyager. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0061052612 Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Brand New Condition. 022016. Bookseller Inventory # SKU012559

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

C. J. Cherryh
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800610526131.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

C. J. Cherryh
Published by Harper Voyager (1998)
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Voyager, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061052612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

C. J. Cherryh
Published by Harper Voyager (1998)
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Voyager, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061052612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

C. J. Cherryh
Published by Harper Voyager 1998-01-07 (1998)
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Voyager 1998-01-07, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0061052612 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0061052612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

C. J. Cherryh
Published by Harper Prism, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (1998)
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Hardcover Signed Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Barsoom Books
(torrance, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Prism, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st/1st, SIGNED by the author. This book is square, solid, unread and justas groovy as can be! Its unclipped, Brodart protected dust jacket appearsto be in perfect shape. You'll turn cartwheels of glee when this book getsto you!!!. Bookseller Inventory # 013334

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 18.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

C. J. Cherryh
Published by Harper Prism, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (1998)
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Hardcover Signed Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Barsoom Books
(torrance, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Prism, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Book. 1st/1st, SIGNED by the author. This book is square, solid, unread and justas groovy as can be! Its unclipped, Brodart protected dust jacket appearsto be in perfect shape. You'll turn cartwheels of glee when this book getsto you!!!. Bookseller Inventory # 020273

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 18.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

C. J. Cherryh
Published by Harper Voyager (1998)
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Voyager, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061052612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

C. J. Cherryh
Published by Harper Voyager
ISBN 10: 0061052612 ISBN 13: 9780061052613
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Voyager. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0061052612 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0018301

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds