Wizard of the Winds by Allan Cole

By Allan Cole

KING OF KINGS, LORD OVER males AND DEMONS ALIKEOnly one ruler had ever held that name, and now Iraj Protarus, an orphaned prince exiled to a small village excessive within the Valley of the Clouds, dreamed of being the following nice conqueror. the foremost to his future will be Safar Timura, a early life with an amazing reward for sorcery, whose visions foretold Iraj's upward thrust to energy. And in these visions, Safar stood at Iraj's aspect, his soul-blasting spells allowing his buddy to achieve his dreams.  But Safar had different visions with darker portents, and his spellbound wisdom raised secrets and techniques higher left buried. the line the 2 males will be wealthy in titles and fortunes, however it may even be wealthy in demise and catastrophe, in intrigue--and in unforgivable betrayal . . .Let the Wizard of the Winds sweep you away with a story of such strength and fervour that you're going to disregard any other delusion you have ever learn. input a global the place people and demons are lethal enemies, the place the future of complete dynasties is buffeted mercilessly via the stormy winds of sorcery robust past mind's eye. just like the masters who've come earlier than him, Allan Cole has created a haunting and detailed global peopled with characters you are going to hate to like and like to hate . . . a distinct global whose siren music should be impossible to resist to myth enthusiasts far and wide . . .From the alternate Paperback version.

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A large silk banner flew over the howdah, displaying a comet moving across a full moon. The comet was silver, the moon harvest red. Then he saw the city gates thrown wide and a crowd poured out to greet the army. Safar spread his spirit arms and flew toward the crowd. No one saw him as he sailed over a forest of spears and lances and he took a boy's immense pleasure in doing what he liked amongst so many adults and yet remaining unobserved. Then he overshot his mark and nearly flew through the city gates.

Safar nodded. Another great sob threatened, but he fought and won control. "Well, then, she said, if you meant nothing wrong, don't let it bother you. Just be careful from now on. " She held out her arms and Safar ran into that warm harbor, escaping the emotional storm. But from that day on he associated magic with something shamefulan act performed by dirty little boys. And that shame grew along with his powers and his inability to stop committing such sins. He felt apart from others, the good people of Kyrania who had almond eyes and were properly small.

In his heart he believed the woman spoke true. He didn't know if he actually was a devil. But he feared he'd become one if he didn't abandon the practice of sorcery. Each time he performed a magical feat or had a vision he swore to the gods he'd never do it again. The older he became, however, the harder it was to resist. Safar had possessed the talent even when he was a toddler. If a glittering object caught his eye he could summon it at will. He'd pop it into his mouth and start chewing to soothe his tender gums.

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