Known for her lush, intricate worlds and complex characters, acclaimed author Martha Wells has delighted readers with her extraordinary fantasy novels of daring and wit. With The Wizard Hunters and The Ships of Air, she launched her most ambitious undertaking yet -- the Fall of Ile-Rien trilogy, which returned to the beloved setting of the Nebula Award-nominated The Death of the Necromancer. And now the stunning conclusion to the epic quest to save Ile-Rien ...|
Searching for a way to stop the dread Gardier from conquering Ile-Rien, Tremaine Valiarde discovered a new world filled with perils and potential allies. Now aided by her mercurial, mysterious father, Nicholas, and a brave band of heroes, she fights to recover the magical city of Lodun and the chance for hope. But the enemy is relentless, and amid turmoil and danger, only the discovery of a secret portal holds any hope of saving what is left of Ile-Rien. But the ancient portal leads to a mysterious ruin hidden behind the awesome Gate of Gods -- a realm of wonder and danger beyond any they have ever imagined ...