Age of Iron (Iron Age, Book 1) by Angus Watson

By Angus Watson

LEGENDS AREN'T BORN. THEY'RE MADE.

Dug Sealskinner is a down-on-his-luck mercenary touring south to hitch up with King Zadar's military. yet he retains rescuing the inaccurate people.

First Spring, a baby he unearths scavenging at the battlefield, after which Lowa, one among Zadar's so much fearsome warriors, who has vowed revenge at the king for her sister's execution.

Now Dug's at the flawed facet of the thousands-strong military he was hoping to hitch ­-- and worse, Zadar has bloodthirsty druid magic on his part. All Dug has is his struggle hammer, one small baby, and one unpredictable, highly-trained warrior with a lust for revenge that will get all of them killed . . .

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Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls
Publication Date: 1968
Number of Pages: 190
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Author identify: (Born: 1937/02/19 / Died: 1987/04/07)

Author Description: Carr was once born in can provide go, Oregon. He attended the town university of San Francisco and the collage of California, Berkeley from 1954 to 1959.

Carr came across technological know-how fiction fandom in 1949, the place he turned an enthusiastic writer of fanzines, which later helped open his means into the industrial publishing international. (He was once one of many fanatics liable for the hoax fan 'Carl Brandon' after whom the Carl Brandon Society takes its identify. ) regardless of a protracted profession as a technology fiction expert, he persisted to take part as a fan until eventually his demise. He used to be nominated 5 instances for Hugos for most sensible Fanzine (1959–1961, 1967–1968), successful in 1959, was once nominated 3 times for top Fan author (1971–1973), successful in 1973, and was once Fan visitor of Honor at ConFederation in 1986.

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Miles shrugged. “Maybe. What was so important that you had to cancel out? ” Ben thought about it a moment, then shook his head. “No, nothing new. ” He hesitated. Then impulsively he reached down into his briefcase and pulled out the Wishbook. “Miles, want to see something really odd? ” He thumbed the catalogue open to the item about Landover and passed it across the desk. His friend shifted forward to take it from him and then settled back again in the chair. ” Miles fumbled to find the cover.

Miles was right about one thing—only he could talk to him like this, and it was because he was his best friend. But Miles had always approached life differently than he, always preferring to blend in with his surroundings rather than to shape them, always preferring to make do. He just didn’t understand that there were some things in life a man simply should not accept. ” Ben paused meaningfully before continuing. “Let me suggest that change is a fact of life, that it is a process brought about by the efforts of men and women dissatisfied with the status quo, and that it is essentially a good thing.

Then that accounts for it. In the civilized countries I believe there are no witches left, nor wizards, nor sorceresses, nor magicians. But, you see, the Land of Oz has never been civilized, for we are cut off from all the rest of the world. ” —L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz CONTENTS Ben Meeks Landover Questor Thews Sterling Silver Coronation Paladin Lords of the Greensward Willow River Master Elderew G’home Gnome Crag Trolls Crystal Deep Fell Nightshade Fairy Io Dust Strabo Abaddon Iron Mark Medallion King BEN The catalogue was from Rosen’s, Ltd.

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