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The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety. William Wordsworth, "Ode: Intimations of Immortality" Wallace Stevens said somewhere that the theory of poetry is the life of poetry.l Charles Darwin, who likes poetry, "recognized that at the eost of losing his appreciation of poetry and other…
A man with no name, no country, no face, has one simple desire: revenge on the tyrant who robbed him of all else. Just a few small obstacles stand in his way. . . .
GREED: Sagrendus the Golden, Prince of Dragons, has a good business: abduct princess, collect ransom, repeat until rich. He charges extra for taking sides.
WAR: General Griffin, ogre mercenary, always fights for his client — even if there is nobody to fight against.
HATRED: Princess Jacinth hates the man she will have to marry — whoever he is. She also hates kings, rescuers, men, women, and especially porcelain dolls.
BETRAYAL: What keeps King Talvos on the throne of Ilberion? He’s better at double-crossing than anyone who double-crosses him.
And then there is one young fool with a sword, who still believes in heroes. Revenge is about to get a lot more complicated.