By Ross Lawhead
"Knights of Ennor the time has come to unsleeping. stand up to meet your mystery oath and sacred duty."
The historical Earth Trilogy, #2
Deep underneath the streets of britain lies one other realm . . . one few in our smooth global comprehend exists. Daniel and Freya, notwithstanding, realize it all too good. 8 years in the past, those buddies first journeyed via portals into the hidden land of NiÃ°ergeard learning a urban full of stones, secrets and techniques, and drowsing knights that serve to guard the area they name home.
But NiÃ°ergeard has fallen to darkish forces, overrun by way of its enemies. Gates are being opened among the worlds that are meant to were saved closed. The conflict strains for the struggle on the finish of time were drawn, and opposing forces are commencing to gather.
Having served for hundreds of years because the first and final outpost on the borders to different worlds, NiÃ°ergeard has to be reclaimed and the secret of its fall chanced on. Daniel and Freya, in addition to an old knight and a Scottish police officer, needs to go back to the mythical urban, rally the surviving electorate, and wake up the sound asleep knights knights who're being killed, one after the other, as they sleep.
But time is working out swifter than they understand.
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That is Rand’s to decide,” Perrin said slowly, satisfaction fading. It might be odd to think of people wandering about naked as a small problem, but this was definitely a bigger. And one he had been avoiding as hard as he had what lay to the north. On the far side of the wagon circle, nearly two dozen women sat on the ground. All well-dressed for travel, many wore silk, most with light linen dustcloaks, but not a bead of sweat showed on any face. Three appeared young enough that he might have asked them for a dance before he married Faile.
North and east it blew, past an ancient arch of finely worked stone that some said had been a gateway to a great city and others a monument to some long forgotten battle. Only weathered, illegible remnants of carving remained on the massive stones, mutely recalling the lost glories of storied Coremanda. A few wagons trundled by in sight of the arch, along the Tar Valon Road, and folk afoot shielded their eyes from dust raised by hooves and wagon wheels and driven by the wind. Most had no idea where they were going, only that the world seemed to turn somersaults, all order ending where it was not gone already.
Something would have to be done about that, but later. She would not display weakness by asking what they did now. Turning back to the battle, she found the balance changing, and in her favor it appeared. To the south fireballs and lightning bolts plummeted as heavily as ever, but not in front of her, and it seemed not to the west or north either. What struck toward the wagons still failed to reach the ground more often than not, yet there was a definite slackening of the Aes Sedai’s efforts. They had been forced onto the defensive.
A Hero's Throne (An Ancient Earth, Book 2) by Ross Lawhead