By George R. R. Martin
Within the aftermath of a massive conflict, the way forward for the Seven Kingdoms hangs within the stability as soon as again--beset by means of newly rising threats from each course. within the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the final scion of apartment Targaryen, principles along with her 3 dragons as queen of a urban equipped on airborne dirt and dust and dying. yet Daenerys has 3 times 3 thousand enemies, and plenty of have got down to locate her. but, as they assemble, one younger guy embarks upon his personal quest for the queen, with a wholly assorted aim in mind.
To the north lies the giant Wall of ice and stone--a constitution simply as powerful as these guarding it. There, Jon Snow, 998th Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, will face his maximum problem but. For he has strong foes not just in the Watch but additionally past, within the land of the creatures of ice.
And from all corners, sour conflicts quickly reignite, intimate betrayals are perpetrated, and a grand solid of outlaws and monks, infantrymen and skinchangers, nobles and slaves, will face doubtless insurmountable stumbling blocks. a few will fail, others will develop within the power of darkness. yet in a time of emerging restlessness, the tides of future and politics will lead unavoidably to the best dance of all. . . .
Dubbed “the American Tolkien” through Time magazine, George R. R. Martin has earned foreign popularity of his enormous cycle of epic myth. Now the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer can provide the 5th e-book in his spellbinding landmark series--as either conventional faces and excellent new forces vie for a foothold in a fragmented empire.
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