Air and Darkness, an interesting and remarkable experience, is either an self reliant novel and the gripping end of the Books of the weather, a four-volume set of fantasies set in Carce, an analog of historic Rome by means of David Drake.
Here the stakes are raised from the former novels in an final clash among the forces of good judgment and cause and the forces of magic and the supernatural. in the course of the notable time during which this tale is decided, the supernatural is dominant. the tale is an immensely advanced trip of event via genuine and magical locations.
Corylus, a soldier, emerges as the most compelling heroic figures in modern delusion. combating magicians, spirits, gods, and forces from supernatural realities, Corylus and his partners from the kin of the nobleman Saxa-especially Saxa's extraordinary spouse Hedia, and his pal (and Saxa's son) Varus-must face consistent lethal and soul-destroying risks, climaxing in a last conflict now not among stable and evil yet in security of good judgment and reality.
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