By George R. R. Martin
Within the aftermath of a massive conflict, the way forward for the Seven Kingdoms hangs within the stability as soon as again--beset through newly rising threats from each course. within the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the final scion of apartment Targaryen, ideas together with her 3 dragons as queen of a urban outfitted on dirt and loss of life. yet Daenerys has 3 times 3 thousand enemies, and lots of have got down to locate her. but, as they assemble, one younger guy embarks upon his personal quest for the queen, with a completely assorted aim in mind.
To the north lies the massive Wall of ice and stone--a constitution in basic terms as robust as these guarding it. There, Jon Snow, 998th Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, will face his maximum problem but. For he has strong foes not just in the Watch but additionally past, within the land of the creatures of ice.
And from all corners, sour conflicts quickly reignite, intimate betrayals are perpetrated, and a grand solid of outlaws and monks, squaddies and skinchangers, nobles and slaves, will face doubtless insurmountable stumbling blocks. a few will fail, others will develop within the energy of darkness. yet in a time of emerging restlessness, the tides of future and politics will lead necessarily to the best dance of all. . . .
Dubbed “the American Tolkien” by way of Time magazine, George R. R. Martin has earned foreign approval for his enormous cycle of epic fable. Now the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer grants the 5th e-book in his spellbinding landmark series--as either conventional faces and magnificent new forces vie for a foothold in a fragmented empire.
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