Luthien's Gamble (Crimson Shadow #2) [NOOK Book]

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In The Sword of Bedwyr, young Luthien Bedwyr rebelled against the crushing rule of King Greensparrow and his cruel wizard-lords. To save his once proud land of Eriador, Luthien was given a magical cape that renders its wearer invisible--but leaves behind an indelible scarlet silhouette. In Luthien's Gamble, we see Luthien at a crossroads: in spite of the urgings of his comrades to avoid further conflict with Greensparrow, Luthien feels compelled to continue the battle for his ...
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Luthien's Gamble (Crimson Shadow #2)

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Overview

In The Sword of Bedwyr, young Luthien Bedwyr rebelled against the crushing rule of King Greensparrow and his cruel wizard-lords. To save his once proud land of Eriador, Luthien was given a magical cape that renders its wearer invisible--but leaves behind an indelible scarlet silhouette. In Luthien's Gamble, we see Luthien at a crossroads: in spite of the urgings of his comrades to avoid further conflict with Greensparrow, Luthien feels compelled to continue the battle for his beloved country Eriador.

In The Sword of Bedwyr, Luthien Bedwyr became the warrior-thief known as the Crimson Shadow to fight the Duke of Montfort. Now, the Crimson Shadow must rouse the peasants and fierce tribes of Eriador to fight tremendous odds and the demonic Wizard-King Greensparrow's bloodthirsty warriors to save their beloved city of Caer MacDonald.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The battle to free Eriador from the grip of the tyrannical Wizard-King Greensparrow continues in this fitfully rousing sequel to The Sword of Bedwyr. Although the humans, elves and dwarves led by young Luthien Bedwyr, The Crimson Shadow, have retaken the city of Montfort from Greensparrow and have restored the city's ancient name of Caer MacDonald, the battle for freedom has just begun. An army of "cyclopians" led by the vicious Belsen Krieg advances to crush the rebels, who must gain allies from those reluctant to take on dangerous forces. The ancient wizard Brind D'Amou, who sparked recent events with his gift of a magical cape to Luthien, joins the rebels as an adviser and leader. Luthien himself, abetted by followers and comrades, devises brilliant tactics that destroy his immediate enemies and earn him much-needed allies. Salvatore's battle scenes are robust, but his fantasy is dully derivative, and Luthien's meandering about his love life is awful. (Feb.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780759523524
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/15/2001
  • Series: Crimson Shadow Series, #2
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 260,983
  • File size: 476 KB

Meet the Author

R.A. Salvatore
David Drummond has been narrating audiobooks for a few years now and hopes one of these days to get it right. He much prefers dead authors and live audiences.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2000

    FANTASTIC!!!!

    Luthien and Oliver continue to be the best duo since peanut butter and jelly. Oliver's wit and Luthien's bravery and army commanding guts make this book a fabulous addition to a wonderful trilogy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2000

    Best Second Novel of a Trilogy

    This book was the best second novel to a trilogy that i have ever read. It is a fun and exciting story full of energy, cunning, skill, and passion!!

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