Heir to mighty gifts of power. Chosen by no fate. Guided by no one. Bound by no destiny. As the world will soon learn.
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When the aliens came, the world changed forever, but not even they imagined how.Professor Haral Karden is wry, skeptical, and the longstanding leader of his field, the history of first contacts between cultures. When aliens arrive in a fleet of beautiful ships, with benevolent words, and offering amazing technological gifts, he asks the simple…
Talaos is a tough young man in a vast, ages-old city. Orphaned in the teeth of a storm at sea, his origins lie in lands far to the north. A rising gangster on the rough streets he calls home, he lives by his blades. A trail of blood and broken hearts lies behind him and an unknown future ahead.
The Living Prophet is said to be gentle, soft-spoken, and centuries old. His followers grow ever in numbers, and his emissaries settle in lands far and wide, with messages of peace and unity for mankind. When words fail, they are not averse to... other means.
When those means find him, Talaos discovers his roots are far older and deeper than he ever imagined. His choices will lead farther than he ever thought possible.
The Storm's Own Son begins the dark epic tale of Storm and Fire. The complete trilogy comprises the following:
The Storm's Own Son
Mercy of the Prophet
Lord of Worlds