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   Guardians of the coral throne, by Jeffrey Lord  
  Novel, first publication in 1976
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      Landing in a New Dimension, Blade and a young barbarian woman who has befriended him are taken captive. Blade's fighting ability wins him the role of gladiator, then he is appointed as a Guardian of the Coral Throne-the elite military force that acts as bodyguard to the Emperor. He is loyal to his Emperor and is rewarded by being made general of the army. Blade attracts the attention of an ambitious princess. Her jealousy causes the death of the young woman's intent to kill the Emperor. He is then captured by her cohorts and imprisoned on a remote island. If he fails to escape the Empire will be destroyed!

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  • Richard Blade (#20)

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