The House of the Stag (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Nov 10, 2009 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Before the Riders came to their remote valley the Yendri led a tranquil pastoral life. When the Riders conquered and enslaved them, only a few escaped to the forests. Rebellion wasn't the Yendri way; they hid, or passively resisted, taking consolation in the prophecies of their spiritual leader.

Only one possessed the necessary rage to fight back: Gard the foundling, half-demon, who began a one-man guerrilla war against the Riders. His struggle ended in the loss of the family he loved, and condemnation from his own people.

Exiled, he was taken as a slave by powerful mages ruling an underground kingdom. Bitterer and wiser, he found more subtle ways to earn his freedom. This is the story of his rise to power, his vengeance, his unlikely redemption and his maturation into a loving father--as well as a lord and commander of demon armies.

Kage Baker, author of the popular and witty fantasy, The Anvil of the World, returns to that magical world for another story of love, adventure, and a fair bit of ironic humor.

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Review: The House of the Stag (The Anvil of the World #2)

User Review  - John Wiswell - Goodreads

The House of the Stag has one of the best prologues I've ever read and I happily would have bought it as a short story. Set an undetermined period before the novel, it details a Fantasy tribe's ... Read full review

Review: The House of the Stag (The Anvil of the World #2)

User Review  - Jared Millet - Goodreads

For the sake of my book club, I'm starting this series out of order, but House of the Stag, as a prequel, stands nicely on its own. I'm sure that some big plot reveal in book 1 has been spoiled for me ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Kage Baker lives in Pismo Beach, CA.

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