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Sword from the Sky

Sword from the Sky

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by R. Janvier del Valle
     
 

It is the Dark Ages. A Dying Sun Sets in the West. Man Becomes Shadow.

Out of this Sunless Land Will Rise a Legend...

Of the Starborn Child,

Of the Great Cosmic War,

Of the Sword of Power...

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It has been twelve years since the guardian star came down from the sky, hunting the elusive child destined to save the ailing

Overview

It is the Dark Ages. A Dying Sun Sets in the West. Man Becomes Shadow.

Out of this Sunless Land Will Rise a Legend...

Of the Starborn Child,

Of the Great Cosmic War,

Of the Sword of Power...

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It has been twelve years since the guardian star came down from the sky, hunting the elusive child destined to save the ailing sun. The end of the land is nigh, while darkness slowly rolls over the looming horizon. The creeping fog harvests an army of beastly children, and the sun will set one last time over the kingdom of Bune.

But there is hope. And it comes in the form of a twelve-year-old boy with a wooden leg, chosen to save the sun from its untimely death. Unfortunately, young Luca has no idea that he's the one.

And so the heart-pulsing adventure begins when Luca and his friends Vehru and Pabru are thrown into a frightening world of creatures both deadly and beautiful, caught in the middle of a cosmic war between gallant stars and darkly shadows. Follow Luca as he comes of age, struggling to advance in mastery at the prestigious Blade School of Daví while pining for the heart of his affectionate crush, Lereh of Heatheranla, all before being confronted by a mysterious woman, claiming Luca as her own and bringing with her an army of shadowed warriors bred solely for one purpose--to bring about the death of the setting sun.

In Book I of his debut series, R. Janvier del Valle plummets the reader into a long lost history of myth and legend, forming a rich and complex cosmic tragedy sure to resonate with both the hardcore and casual reader of heroic fantasy literature. Discover an epic war between the earthly and heavenly, enjoying great feats of valor and courage with edge-of-your-seat duels and engrossing action as the author brings together the worlds of the natural and supernatural in this fast-paced, epic fantasy thriller!

EDITORIAL REVIEW:
"I forgot over and over again while reading this book that it was self-published. For the first half of the book, it rivaled some of my favorite fantasy series. The author is so comfortable in the fantasy world he created that the scenes he wrote are effortlessly visualized and the magic realistically portrayed. My first genre love was high fantasy and reading this book makes me want to pull out all my old favorites and re-read them. I will absolutely read another book by R. Janvier del Valle." - Lizzy Lessard, Lizzy's Dark Fiction.

Editorial Reviews

www.lizzylessard.com - Lizzy Lessard
"I forgot over and over again while reading this book that it was self-published. For the first half of the book, it rivaled some of my favorite fantasy series. The author is so comfortable in the fantasy world he created that the scenes he wrote are effortlessly visualized and the magic realistically portrayed. My first genre love was high fantasy and reading this book makes me want to pull out all my old favorites and re-read them. I will absolutely read another book by R. Janvier del Valle."
http://www.librarything.com/work/book/89779066 - Emily Varner
"I really liked this book because it wasn't like anything I've read before. It was refreshing to have a book that isn't strongly apart of one category or another; just simply a good read. R. Janvier del Valle is masterful writer without a doubt!"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940044390775
Publisher:
R. Janvier del Valle
Publication date:
03/19/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
517,419
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

R. Janvier del Valle holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University and a Master of Theological Studies from Spring Hill College. He has worked in the Advertising, Marketing, and Communications industries for over ten years and has taught a number of classes in philosophy and theology to adults as well as children.He resides with his wife and daughter in Georgia. When he isn't writing, he's sleeping. And when he's not sleeping, he's spending time with his family, running, hiking, hitting the gym, watching movies, buying overpriced one-sixth scale action figures, studying and reading philosophy and theology, and most of all, collecting pointy, shiny things that tend to gleam of a certain silver whenever exposed to the moonlit eventide."In necesariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas."

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