The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical fantasy novels [NOOK Book]

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In the Queendom of Yclau lies an underground royal prison that embraces the worst of the past and the best of the future. The Eternal Dungeon is old-fashioned in its equipment and ahead of its time in its treatment of prisoners, seeking to put their best welfare above all else. Torture is part of the process of assisting the prisoners.

The High Seeker, Layle Smith, embodies this contradictory institution: a man of deadly impulses, the head torturer binds himself strictly by the ...

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The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical fantasy novels

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Overview

In the Queendom of Yclau lies an underground royal prison that embraces the worst of the past and the best of the future. The Eternal Dungeon is old-fashioned in its equipment and ahead of its time in its treatment of prisoners, seeking to put their best welfare above all else. Torture is part of the process of assisting the prisoners.

The High Seeker, Layle Smith, embodies this contradictory institution: a man of deadly impulses, the head torturer binds himself strictly by the dungeon's code of conduct. His efforts to maintain this delicate balance are altered, though, by the introduction into his life of Elsdon Taylor, a vulnerable prisoner who is coming to terms with his own darkness.

This 440,000-word omnibus contains four novels and a novella in The Eternal Dungeon, a historical fantasy series set in a land where the psychologists wield whips.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011136177
  • Publisher: Dusk Peterson
  • Publication date: 10/19/2010
  • Series: Eternal Dungeon
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Honored in the Rainbow Awards, Dusk Peterson writes fantasy, historical fantasy, science fiction, contemporary fiction, and New Adult speculative fiction. Suspense plays an important role in many of the tales; the conflict in those tales is both external and internal. Peterson's stories are often placed in dark settings, such as prisons or wartime locations. The mood of the stories, however, is not one of unrelieved gloominess: friendship, heterosexual romance, gay love, and faithful service are recurring themes. In addition, Peterson has worked as a journalist and history writer, specializing in narrative nonfiction. Visit duskpeterson.com for e-books and online writings.
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  • Posted May 17, 2011

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    Excellent story set, even if not for everyone.

    Firstly, this story isn't for everyone. It has quite a few scenes of torture, child abuse both sexual and non, and a showing of a positive homosexual relationship between conscenting adults. If any of those things will offend or upset you, "Eternal Dungeon" isn't for you. Now, if you're willing to accept those things in an adult and mature manner, and are capable of enjoying an incredibly complex and indepth story telling of many intertwined relationships and human emotions even in terrible scenarios then you'll be like me and love it.

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