The Dwarves by Markus Heitz

By Markus Heitz

For numerous millennia, the dwarves of the Fifthling country have defended the stone gateway into Girdlegard. Many and sundry foes have hurled themselves opposed to the portal and died trying to breach it. No guy or beast has ever succeeded. previously. . .

Abandoned as a toddler, Tungdil the blacksmith labors contentedly within the land of Ionandar, the single dwarf in a country of guys. even though he doesn't wish for neighbors, Tungdil is particularly a lot acutely aware that he's on my own - certainly, he has no longer lots as set eyes on one other dwarf. yet all that's approximately to alter.

Sent out into the area to bring a message and reacquaint himself along with his humans, the younger foundling unearths himself thrust right into a conflict for which he has now not been expert. not just his personal defense, however the lifetime of each guy, lady and baby in Girdlegard will depend on his skill to include his historical past. even supposing he has many unanswered questions, Tungdil is bound of 1 factor: irrespective of the place he was once raised, he's a real dwarf.

And nobody has ever puzzled the braveness of the Dwarves.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Dwarves PDF

Best fantasy books

Lays of Beleriand (The History of Middle-Earth, Book 3)

The 3rd quantity that includes the early myths and legends which ended in the writing of Tolkien's epic story of conflict, The Silmarillion. This, the 3rd quantity of The historical past of Middle-earth, offers us a priviledged perception into the production of the mythology of Middle-earth, during the alliterative verse stories of 2 of the main an important tales in Tolkien's global -- these of Turien and Luthien.

Time of Legends: Heldenhammer (Book 1)

Release identify of a huge new myth sequence that brings the historical past of the Warhammer international to existence. This novel kicks the sequence off with a bang with the tale of Sigmar Heldenhammer, the mythical hero who based the Empire.

Two Serpents Rise (Craft Sequence, Book 2)

In Serpents upward thrust through Max Gladstone, shadow demons plague the town reservoir, and crimson King Consolidated has despatched in Caleb Altemoc—casual gambler threat manager—to cleanse the water for the 16 million humans of Dresediel Lex. on the scene of the crime, Caleb reveals an desirable and smart cliff runner, loopy Mal, who simply outpaces him.

Veliki Blek 03

Il Grande Blek is an Italian western comedian publication, first released in Italy on October three, 1954 through Editoriale Dardo. Black used to be written and illustrated by way of the trio EsseGesse.
Black is the chief of a gaggle of trappers throughout the American progressive struggle. They fought opposed to the harsh Redcoats, the logo of British colonialist oppression. Black's most sensible associates and allies in his adventures are his stepson Roddy Lassiter and Professor Occultis. even though now not found in each episode, legal professional Connolly the neighborhood leader of the yankee revolutionaries in Boston is one other personality.

Extra resources for The Dwarves

Example text

Now, was strange beyond anything they The Chemist turned sharp to the right had ever seen, but still by no means as at the head of these steps, and, passing extraordinary as they had expected it-would through the opened gateway of an arch in be. The streets through which they walked a low gray wall, led his friends into a were broad and straight, and were crossed garden in which were growing a profusion by others at regular' intervals of two or of flowers. These flowers, they noticed, were three hundred feet.

They were guided by a short, pointed pole in the hands of the driver, who, as occasion demanded, dug it vigorously into their flanks. In this manner the travelers rode perhaps half an hour more. The passageway sloped steeply downward, and they made good speed. Finally without warning, except by a sudden freshening of the air, they emerged into the open, and found themselves facing a broad, rolling stretch ofcountry, dotted here and there with trees —the country of the Oroids at last. For the first time since leaving their own world -the adventurers found themselves amid surroundings that at least held some semblance of an aspect of familiarity.

The Doctor consulted his papers. " The Very Young Man leaped to the top of a rock and looked out over the desolate waste helplessly. " he asked dubiously. " "It's down there, about five miles," said the Doctor. "I saw it yesterday as we came . " , . "That's easy/' said the Very Young Man, and he started off enthusiastically, followed by the others. In less than two hours they found themselves at the edge of the pit. It appeared almost circular in form, apparently about five miles across and its smooth, shining walls extended almost perpendicularly down into blackness.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 43 votes