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The Resource The Wounded Guardian

The Wounded Guardian

Label
The Wounded Guardian
Title
The Wounded Guardian
Statement of responsibility
Duncan Lay
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A beautiful action adventure ... a fallen war hero fights the demons of his past, and in the process finds that family is not all about blood ... A debut novel from a brilliant new fantasy author Martil is a haunted man - a war hero, now derided as the 'Butcher of Bellic'. Leaving his beloved homeland he is set upon by bandits and tricked into taking a small child, Karia, to her uncle. But they only find one ex-bandit in the town, along with the Dragon Sword, a magical relic belonging to the rulers of Norstalos. Norstalos's first-ever queen is trying to keep her crown. Her cousin, Duke Gello, wants it and is prepared to do anything to get it. Martil can find no way out of caring for a child, fighting for a queen and discovering that even a magical sword is no guarantee of victory ..
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Summary
Disillusioned‚ now derided as the 'Butcher of Bellic'‚ war hero Martil leaves his beloved homeland in search of peace. Set upon by bandits‚ he is tricked into taking a small child‚ Karia‚ to her uncle. But the village has been gutted of its people -- except for one ex-bandit who has the Dragon Sword‚ a magical relic belonging to the rulers of Norstalos. Now Martil and Karia find themselves swept up in the struggle for a country. Norstalos's first-ever queen is trying to keep her crown while her cousin‚ Duke Gello‚ wants it and is prepared to do anything‚ even make a deal with dark powers‚ to get it. Martil finds himself caring for a child‚ fighting for a queen and discovering that even a magical sword is no guarantee of victory... -- Publisher description
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
350573
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Duncan Lay
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Dragon sword histories
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Fiction / Fantasy
Target audience
adult
Label
The Wounded Guardian
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300006995
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780730400240
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Wounded Guardian
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300006995
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780730400240
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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