By George R. R. Martin
THE booklet in the back of THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO sequence GAME OF THRONES
Few books have captivated the mind's eye and received the devotion and compliment of readers and critics in all places as has George R. R. Martin’s huge epic cycle of excessive myth. Now, in A dinner party for Crows, Martin gives you the long-awaited fourth ebook of his landmark sequence, as a country torn asunder reveals itself finally close to peace . . . simply to be introduced on a good extra terrifying process destruction.
A dinner party FOR CROWS
It turns out too reliable to be real. After centuries of sour strife and deadly treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated each other into an uneasy truce. Or so it seems that. . . . With the dying of the colossal King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s touchdown. Robb Stark’s dying has damaged the again of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered through the nation like seeds on barren soil. Few valid claims to the as soon as desperately sought Iron Throne nonetheless exist—or they're held in fingers too vulnerable or too far away to wield them successfully. The conflict, which raged uncontrolled for thus lengthy, has burned itself out.
But as within the aftermath of any climactic fight, it's not lengthy prior to the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters begin to assemble, deciding upon over the bones of the useless and battling for the spoils of the soon-to-be useless. Now within the Seven Kingdoms, because the human crows gather over a ceremonial dinner of ashes, bold new plots and unsafe new alliances are shaped, whereas striking faces—some primary, others purely simply appearing—are obvious rising from an ominous twilight of earlier struggles and chaos to soak up the demanding situations forward.
It is a time whilst the clever and the bold, the deceitful and the robust will gather the talents, the ability, and the magic to outlive the stark and negative occasions that lie sooner than them. it's a time for nobles and commoners, infantrymen and sorcerers, assassins and sages to return jointly and stake their fortunes . . . and their lives. For at a ceremonial dinner for crows, many are the guests—but just a couple of are the survivors.
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