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Lanmarea was dismissed from the service, and G'aereth was promoted to Brigadier of the Phoenix Guards, and took command of both troops. He turned the White Sash Battalion into what was effectively a police force, which allowed him to ...

Author: Steven Brust

Publisher: Orb Books

ISBN: 1429997311

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Khaavren of the House of Tiassa is a son of landless nobility, possessor of a good sword and "tolerably well-acquainted with its use." Along with three loyal friends, he enthusiastically seeks out danger and excitement. But in a realm renowned for repartee and betrayals, where power is as mutable as magic, a young man like Khaavren, newly come from the countryside, had best be wary. His life depends on it. And so does the future of Draegara. Set in the same world as Stephen Brust's beloved Vlad Taltos books, The Phoenix Guards is a fantasy rewrite of The Three Musketeers—a swashbuckling tale of adventure. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
2008-10-14 By Steven Brust

A young Dragaeran swordsman sets out to join the Empire's elite Phoenix Guards

Author: Steven Brust

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 031285157X

Category: Fiction

Page: 331

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A young Dragaeran swordsman sets out to join the Empire's elite Phoenix Guards
1991 By Steven Brust

The phoenix guards the location of the Water of Life, which falls under the queen's domain. It made logical sense to me.” “Is that true, Lilith? I ask because, as you know, we are unaware of what happens in the world of mortals,” ...

Author: James Malcolm

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781493152896

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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The Abduction Prince Aiden and Princess Ariana were busy making preparations to celebrate the wonder of their first anniversary. The year had flown by, fulfilling their every dream. Aiden had adapted well to the expectations and demands of royalty, along with fatherhood. Angus, two months old, was the pride and joy of the monarchy. The marriage and parenthood brought out the softer side of the blacksmith. His son looked much like him and he held his legacy as often as possible. Princess Camille loved being a first time aunt, spending as much time as she could with Ariana and the baby. The king and Gideon reflected their approval, but usually at a distance. Aiden had relocated his blacksmith trade inside the perimeter of the castle walls, training his two replacements, while using the forge from time to time, to satisfy a more creative nature. His travels had shown him a wide array of artistic applications for his craft and a use that had yet to be satisfied in the kingdom. Aiden designed plates, bowls, mugs and a variety of hand tools, most of which were given away after fulfilling the needs of the royal family. Surprisingly, hed given his cottage to a village family, whose child had told the best story at one of his weekly gatherings. The prince had become a farmer, as well, having recently harvested his first crop of corn. Hed dried kernels for the evenings anniversary festivities in the courtyard. It would be his first presentation of pop corn since his return from the quest. He could hardly wait to see the reaction his new treat would have on the children and the prince planned to hand kernels out to the villagers for the next years planting. Times were good and spirits high, in the realm, where the future looked promising for all. King Darian commissioned the kingdoms first ship. The vessel was built of the finest wood, with help from the Egyptian carpenters. It was a beauty to behold, equal in size to the Argo and the ship would open the island up to trade with countries in the inland sea. Jib supervised the raising of the ship and became the kingdoms first captain, through kings decree. The ship was christened the Phoenix, to honor Aidens quest and his daughters royal marriage. It was the first of six vessels commissioned by the king, with shipbuilding and global trade escalating the rapid growth of the small, inadequate anchorage. Scota sailed back to Egypt aboard the Phoenix on its maiden voyage at her fathers request and having lost any other reason to stay. Everything changed for her with the emotional loss of her husband at the hands of the Nordics. The princess carried the phoenix feather on the return to her homeland, fulfilling Aidens commitment to Queen Nefertiti. King Darian opened her old settlement up for villagers to recolonize and also began construction of a larger seaport capable of handling the increased demands of the realm. The new harbors location was near the mouth of a small river, less than a mile from the castle. While plans for the anniversary celebration were being finalized, Aiden went to the gatehouse to pay the wizard a visit. He hadnt seen Edric since just after his son was born. He took dried corn kernels, from the crop the wizard had helped him plant, to show the magician some of his own magic. Edric hadnt been as preoccupied with his magic mirror since the quest had concluded, spending much of his time grooming his own garden. When there was no answer at the door, the prince walked to the backside of the gatehouse, finding the wizard clipping roses from his prized bushes.
2014-01-14 By James Malcolm

Brust must already have beengearing upto write The Phoenix Guards when he wrotePhoenix. There are a number ofmentions of how things were before the Interregnum, which has never been mentioned before, andone mention of Paarfi himself, ...

Author: Jo Walton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472111623

Category: Literary Criticism

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Jo Walton is an award-winning author of, inveterate reader of, and chronic re-reader of science fiction and fantasy books. What Makes This Book So Great? is a selection of the best of her musings about her prodigious reading habit. Jo Walton’s many subjects range from acknowledged classics, to guilty pleasures, to forgotten oddities and gems. Among them, the Zones of Thought novels of Vernor Vinge; the question of what genre readers mean by ‘mainstream’; the under-appreciated SF adventures of C. J. Cherryh; the field’s many approaches to time travel; the masterful science fiction of Samuel R. Delany; Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children; the early Hainish novels of Ursula K. Le Guin; and a Robert A. Heinlein novel you have most certainly never read. Over 130 essays in all, What Makes This Book So Great is an immensely engaging collection of provocative, opinionated thoughts about past and present-day fantasy and science fiction, from one of our best writers.
2014-01-16 By Jo Walton

'I'm surprised they sent stone to fight the phoenix's guards,' I said. 'Wouldn't water be more effective against fire?' The guards, wearing traditional allred Chinese armour, were fighting valiantly with both swords and phoenix fire, ...

Author: Kylie Chan

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007469291

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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The first book in an addictive new urban fantasy series of gods and demons, martial arts and mythology, from the author of White Tiger.
2012-10-11 By Kylie Chan

14 points per model Your army may include one unit of Phoenix Guards . The Phoenix Guards ... Profile M WS BS S T W T A Id Phoenix Guard 5 5 4 3 3 1 7 1 8 EQUIPMENT : The Phoenix Guards wear light armour and are armed with halberds .

Author: Andy Chambers

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ISBN: 1872372635

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1993 By Andy Chambers

By the end of FY '84 , 22 of the supply before his three - year tour is Guard's 91 units will be in some state of ... he added , " I would never flying with the Guard's 161st Air Refueling Group , Phoenix , Ariz . since Sep- see .

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ISBN: IND:30000090194816

Category: Aeronautics, Military

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I want to make a career of the Phoenix Guards. Or the Dragon Guards if the Cycle will be kind enough to turn for me. And you get along better if you start out with a few big fights under your belt.” “I see.” “What about you?

Author: Steven Brust

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 9781466876255

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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The first seven of Steven Brust's Vlad Taltos fantasy novels have long been in print from Ace Books in a set of three trade paperback omnibuses. Now Tor, publisher of the series from book eight on, continues the series of omnibuses with The Book of Dragon, which includes Dragon and Issola. In Dragon, Vlad finds himself in the last place any self-respecting assassin wants to be: the army. Worse, he's in the middle of an apocalyptic battle between two sorcerous armies, and everyone expects him to perform a role that they won't explain. Vlad may kill people for a living, but this is ridiculous. All he's got to rely on are his wits...and a smart-mouthed winged lizard. In Issola, Vlad's aristocratic friends Morrolan and Aliera have disappeared, and according to the eldritch (but affable) Sethra Lavode, they may be in the hands of the Jenoine—the mysterious beings who made the world of the Dragaera Empire and its surroundings, and who may have come from somewhere else. Oh, well, what's life without the occasional cosmic battle with beings who control time and space? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
2014-07-22 By Steven Brust

A phoenix appeared in front of me, transparent against the buildings and people around me. She bowed, spreading her scarlet wings; royal blue and purple peacocklike ... 'I'm surprisedtheysent stone tofightthe phoenix's guards,' I said.

Author: Kylie Chan

Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

ISBN: 9781460701034

Category: Fiction

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Kylie Chan's Journey to Wudang series - Earth to Hell, Hell to Heaven and Heaven to Wundang - the best-selling adventures of the gods and demons of ancient China in one convenient and affordable volume. In the acclaimed Dark Heavens series, Emma Donohoe learned about martial arts, magic and the true nature of John Chen. It is now eight years since Xuan Wu, God of the Northern Heavens, living in Hong Kong as wealthy businessman John Chen, was exiled from the mortal realm. Emma and Simone, John's daughter, are facing a new series of threats, while their best fighter, Leo, sits in Hell. they must persuade him to come home ... but, in Hell, nothing is as it appears. Human and demon, heaven and hell battle for the fate of the world in this trilogy of bestselling books from Kylie Chan.
2013-11-01 By Kylie Chan

At the highest point in the city is the Phoenix Temple, where the Phoenix carefully guard their Fire CHI. Temple head acts as cockpit. Powerful reball blaster Deadly reball Phoenix guard watches from above. Foltrax is an ace pilot.

Author: Julia March

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241196649

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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New guided reading series from DK designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love reading -- now available in ePub format. LEGO® Legends of ChimaTM: Power Up! is a "Starting to Read Alone" reader, a perfect short story for kids who are beginning to read for meaning, decoding and recognising words, and enjoying reading. It's time to power up CHI as the Tribes of Chima face new dangers and enemies! Meet new characters and join familiar faces like Laval the Lion and Cragger on their adventures, and learn all about the incredible power of CHI. LEGO Legends of ChimaTM: Power Up! is part of the new DK Reads series, with three reading levels that help children become confident readers. DK Reads is created in consultation with literacy experts and adheres to leveled reading scheme guidelines so the grammar, vocabulary, and content are spot on for each stage. This short story for kids features LEGO Legends of Chima and is packed with illustrated adventures and your favourite Chima characters. Now available with text that lights up as you read-along and playful images and sounds.
2015-03-19 By Julia March