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Bantam, June 2003, 5.99, 416 pp.
Following the death of his wife and child, Devlin of Duncaer was named Kinslayer and became Kinbereft. He sought death so he asked to be considered the Jorskian Empire's Chosen One. Found worthy, a magical geas was placed on him forcing him to put the empire's needs before his own even if it meant his death.
Devlin's accomplishments quickly made him a favorite of the king and the people and th...
Bantam, April 2004, 6.50, 400 pp.
King Olafur of Jorsk knows his grip on the kingdom is not solid so he asks the Empress of Selvaret to honor an old treaty with his country by sending soldiers to battle Jorsk's enemies. When the Ambassador of Selvaret arrives at court with his retinue, he tells the king that the Empress has sent men to Korinth in the eastern part of the Kingdom, to guard against enemy invasion. In return the ki...
Bantam, May 2002, 5.99, 430 pp.
Duncaer is a country occupied by the conquering forces of the mighty Jorst Empire. Vet, Devlin Stoneland, named Kinslayer by the people of Duncaer marches into the conqueror's capital city of Kingsholm to win the substantial payment by becoming the Country's Chosen One. He is found worthy and a magical geas is placed on him, forcing him to protect the realm even if it costs him his life.
Devlin's Luck - Sword of Change 1
Devlin's Luck is the first book in a new series by Patricia Bray. The book is set in the kingdom of Jorsk, an empire that is slowly decaying from within. Jorsk is ruled by a king who is afraid of making a wrong decision, so he makes no decisions at all. There has long been a tradition in Jorsk of the Gods selecting a "Chosen One" who will defend the kingdom from enemies both natural and unnatural. In recent years, the Chosen One has lasted about a month ...