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  • Published: 15 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9781101965337
  • Imprint: Ballantine
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $45.00

Age Of Myth

Book One of The Legends of the First Empire




What does it mean if the gods can be killed? The first novel in an epic new fantasy series.

Michael J. Sullivan’s trailblazing career began with the breakout success of his Riyria series: full-bodied, spellbinding fantasy adventures whose imaginative scope and sympathetic characters won a devoted readership and comparisons to fantasy masters Brandon Sanderson, Scott Lynch, and J.R.R. Tolkien himself. Now, Sullivan’s stunning hardcover debut, Age of Myth, inaugurates an original five-book series—and one of fantasy’s finest next-generation storytellers continues to break new ground.
 
Since time immemorial, humans have worshipped the gods they call Fhrey, truly a race apart: invincible in battle, masters of magic, and seemingly immortal. But when a god falls to a human blade, the balance of power between humans and the those they thought were gods changes forever.
 
Now only a few stand between humankind and annihilation: Raithe, reluctant to embrace his destiny as the God Killer. Suri, a young seer burdened by signs of impending doom. And Persephone, who must overcome personal tragedy to lead her people. The Age of Myth is over. The time of rebellion has begun.

  • Pub date: 15 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9781101965337
  • Imprint: Ballantine
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $45.00

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