Legends, Volume 1: Stories By The Masters of Modern Fantasy

Acclaimed author and editor Robert Silverberg accrued 11 of the best writers in delusion to give a contribution to this selection of brief novels. all the writers was once requested to write down a brand new tale in response to certainly one of his or her most renowned sequence: from Stephen King's beginning piece set in his well known Gunslinger universe to Robert Jordan's early examine his famed Wheel of Time saga, those tales are quite good written and universally good instructed. The authors comprise King, Jordan, and Silverberg himself, in addition to Terry and Lyn Pratchett, Terry Goodkind, Orson Scott Card, Ursula okay. Le Guin, Tad Williams, George R.R. Martin, Anne McCaffrey, and Raymond E. Feist.

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Dunk may well beseech Pate to offer him the armor on belief, yet he knew what kind of resolution that request may most probably get. He had traveled with the outdated guy lengthy sufficient to profit that retailers have been notoriously mistrustful of hedge knights, a few of whom have been little greater than robbers. “I’ll offer you silvers now, and the armor and the remainder of the coin at the morrow. ” The armorer studied him a second. “Two silvers buys you an afternoon. After that, I promote me paintings to the subsequent guy. ” Dunk scooped the stags out of his pouch and positioned them within the armorer’s callused hand.

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