Endurance (Green Universe Series #2)

Endurance (Green Universe Series #2)

by Jay Lake
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Endurance (Green Universe Series #2) by Jay Lake

Green is back in Copper Downs. Purchased from her father in sunny Selistan when she was four years old, she was harshly raised to be a courtesan, companion, and bedmate of the Immortal Duke of Copper Downs. But Green rebelled. Green killed the Duke, and many others, and won her freedom. Yet she is still claimed by the gods and goddesses of her world, and they still require her service. Their demands are greater than any duke's could have been.

Godslayers have come to the Stone Coast, magicians whose cult is dedicated to destroying the many gods of Green's world. In the turmoil following the Immortal Duke's murder, Green made a god out of her power and her memories. Now the gods turn to her to protect them from the Slayers.

Jay Lake brings us an epic fantasy not "in the tradition of Tolkien," but, instead, sensual, ominous, shot through with the sweat of fear and the intoxication of power.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765327154
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Publication date: 08/21/2012
Series: Green Universe Series , #2
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

JAY LAKE was a prolific writer of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an award-winning editor, a popular raconteur and toastmaster, and an excellent teacher at the many writers' workshops he attended. His novels included Tor's publications Mainspring, Escapement, and Pinion, and the trilogy of novels in his Green cycle - Green, Endurance and Kalimpura. Lake was nominated multiple times for the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the World Fantasy Award. He won the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer in 2004, the year after his first professional stories were published. In 2008 Jay Lake was diagnosed with colon cancer, and in the years after he became known outside the sf genre as a powerful and brutally honest blogger about the progression of his disease. Jay Lake died on June 1, 2014.

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Endurance 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Endureil More than 1 year ago
If you liked the 1st book in the series Green, then you should like this one as well. Continues Greens story as well as advancing the world meta plot.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of the most unique heroines ive come across
Anonymous More than 1 year ago