By Simon R. Green
Rupert didn't specially are looking to be a prince. And he definitely by no means requested to be the second one son of a royal line that truly didn't want a spare. So he was once despatched out to slay a dragon and turn out himself-a quest instantly out of legend. yet he additionally came upon the types of items legends are inclined to omit, in addition to the standard demons, goblins, the scary evening Witch-and even worse terrors hidden within the shadows of Darkwood.
Rupert did discover a fiery dragon-and a stunning princess to rescue. however the dragon grew to become out to be a greater good friend than an individual again on the fortress, and with the evil of Darkwood spreading, Rupert was once going to wish the entire associates he may perhaps get.
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Publication Date: 2013-10-11
Number of Pages: 334
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The emperor felt the throat and whispered in awe, ‘The colour comes from the inside. It is not a dye. ’ Daksha and Kanakhala glanced at each other, tears glistening in their astounded eyes. Kanakhala folded her hands into a namaste and began mumbling a chant under her breath. Daksha looked up at Shiva’s face, trying desperately to suppress the ecstasy that coursed through his insides. ’ Despite Daksha’s controlled reaction, Shiva could guess that both the emperor and his prime minister were taken aback by his blue throat.
Once he sees the unfairness of the attacks we face, he will fight with us to destroy evil. If that takes time, so be it. We have waited for centuries for the Neelkanth. ’ CHAPTER 5 Tribe of Brahma Shiva was walking in the verdant gardens of the royal guest house. His things were being moved into the royal guest house by Nandi and Kanakhala’s efficient aide. Shiva sat down on a comfortable bench overlooking a bed of red and white roses. The charming cool breeze in the open gardens brought a smile to his face.
The charming cool breeze in the open gardens brought a smile to his face. It was early afternoon and the garden was deserted. Shiva’s thoughts kept going back to the conversation he had had with the Emperor in the morning. Despite Daksha’s controlled reaction, Shiva could understand that his blue throat was of great significance to the Meluhans, even to the Emperor. It meant that the legend of the Neelkanth, whatever it was, was not restricted to some small sect in Kashmir. If the Emperor himself took it so seriously, all of Meluha must need the help of the Neelkanth.
Blue Moon Rising (Forest Kingdom, Book 1) by Simon R. Green