By George R. R. Martin
Few books have captivated the mind's eye and gained the devotion and compliment of readers and critics all over the place as has George R. R. Martin’s huge epic cycle of excessive fable. Now, in A banquet for Crows, Martin grants the long-awaited fourth publication of his landmark sequence, as a state torn asunder unearths itself eventually near to peace...only to be introduced on a fair extra terrifying process destruction.
A dinner party for Crows
It turns out too stable to be actual. After centuries of sour strife and deadly treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated each other into an uneasy truce. Or so it appears....With the demise of the massive King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s touchdown. Robb Stark’s loss of life has damaged the again of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered in the course of the country like seeds on barren soil. Few valid claims to the as soon as desperately sought Iron Throne nonetheless exist—or they're held in arms too susceptible or too far away to wield them successfully. The struggle, which raged uncontrolled for thus lengthy, has burned itself out.
But as within the aftermath of any climactic fight, it's not lengthy prior to the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters begin to assemble, making a choice on over the bones of the useless and combating for the spoils of the soon-to-be useless. Now within the Seven Kingdoms, because the human crows gather over a dinner party of ashes, bold new plots and hazardous new alliances are shaped, whereas astonishing faces—some common, others merely simply appearing—are obvious rising from an ominous twilight of prior struggles and chaos to soak up the demanding situations forward.
It is a time while the clever and the formidable, the deceitful and the powerful will gather the talents, the ability, and the magic to outlive the stark and negative occasions that lie ahead of them. it's a time for nobles and commoners, squaddies and sorcerers, assassins and sages to return jointly and stake their fortunes...and their lives. For at a banquet for crows, many are the guests—but just a couple of are the survivors.
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Quick and quiet and bloodless, aye. ” The captain’s throat was dry. “All. . all eight, my prince? ” The prince considered. “Ellaria’s girls are too young to be a danger, but there are those who might seek to use them against me. It would be best to keep them safe in hand. Yes, the little ones as well. . ” His heart was troubled. My little princess will mislike this. “What of Sarella? ” “Unless she returns to Dorne, there’s naught I can do about Sarella save pray that she shows more sense than her sisters.
He was tall, though slightly stooped, with crinkles around his bold blue eyes. His throat is naked. ” “It was taken from me. My name is Qyburn, if it please Your Grace. ” She remembered him now. He had come with Jaime from Harrenhal. “I could not save Ser Jaime’s hand, it is true. My arts saved his arm, however, mayhaps his very life. ” “You may suffice,” she decided. “If you fail me you will lose more than a chain, I promise you. ” Qyburn went to the bedside, paused, looked back. ” Cersei had overlooked the second body.
The more she struggled the more the throne engulfed her, tearing chunks of flesh from her breasts and belly, slicing at her arms and legs until they were slick and red, glistening. And all the while her brother capered below, laughing. His merriment still echoed in her ears when she felt a light touch on her shoulder, and woke suddenly. For half a heartbeat the hand seemed part of the nightmare, and Cersei cried out, but it was only Senelle. The maid’s face was white and frightened. We are not alone, the queen realized.
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 4) by George R. R. Martin