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   Troll King, The, by John Vornholt  
  Novel, first publication in August 2002
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    and centuries of bad press have given them a rep for meanness. But the truth is that they are merely poor serfs -- underlings to the ogres, ghouls, and sorcerers who wield power.

    Once upon a time, the trolls were great warriors, respected throughout the land. But then they were enslaved by a power-hungry king, and now and told terrible stories about fairies, elves, and the other creatures who live across the Great Chasm.

    Enter Rollo, a handsome young troll who is surprised when Stygius Rex, Bonespittle's ruler, passes through his village. Stygius is recruiting trolls to construct a bridge to span the Chasm. Rollo wants to sign on for the task -- but is he prepared for what really lies beyond the realm of the trolls?

      Part of series  
  • Troll King Trilogy, The (#1)

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