Domes of Fire

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Ballantine Books, 1993 - Fiction - 471 pages
56 Reviews
Six years had passed since the redoubtable knight Sparhawk had triumphed over the evil God Azash and returned to Elenia with Queen Ehlana, his bride. And now a new danger had arisen to threaten the peace of Ehlana's realm. The trouble had started quietly. At home, bandits began to plague the hill country. In neighboring Lamorkand, the customary political unrest turned ominous with whispers that the bloody heroes of old soon would rise again. And travelers reported that the Trolls had all disappeared from the icy northern haunts of Thalesia. Simple problems, apparently unrelated - until an ambassador arrived from the far-off Tamul empire, begging Sparhawk's aid. For these same dangers that stalked Ehlana's kingdom had already struck his realm full-force. The fabled ancient warriors of Tamuli had indeed returned - intent on carnage. Monsters and fell magics had followed, and the havoc and terror they spawned were tearing the empire apart. The empire had sent for the Pandion Knight who had killed the God Azash. If Sparhawk wanted to stop this danger before it could savage his own land, he now must lend his aid. Sparhawk, Ehlana, and their daughter, Princess Danae, agreed to make the grueling trek to the far-distant empire of the east. They traveled in company with a handful of trusted companions: the stalwart champions of the four Militant Orders, the knight Berit, Mirtai the giantess, and the young thief Talen. With the child-goddess Aphrael to speed their journey, they began the treacherous traverse of the utmost reaches of the Daresian continent, to Tamul's distant capital. There, in the emperor's glittering court, they would encounter corruption, treachery - and a greater danger thanany man had faced before! David Eddings opens a bold new chapter in the saga begun in his bestselling series, The Elenium. In his dazzling trademark style, Eddings weaves a compelling tale of strange magic and breathtaking adventure, staunch friends and deadly enemies. Domes of Fire is a triumph of sheer story-telling magic from fantasy's premier genius!
  

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Review: Domes of Fire (The Tamuli #1)

User Review  - Kristen - Goodreads

I salvaged this book from my mother's donation pile to the library and found that in re-reading it again I loved it just as much as I did when I was in high school. I'm a totally fantasy dork so this ... Read full review

Review: Domes of Fire (The Tamuli #1)

User Review  - Keziah Wallis - Goodreads

While I enjoy this series about as much as the Elenium, this book has always felt slightly weaker to me. So much time is spent setting up the new location and over-turning some of the events of the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
11
Section 3
26
Section 4
42
Section 5
58
Section 6
71
Section 7
87
Section 8
101
Section 17
239
Section 18
254
Section 19
275
Section 20
290
Section 21
305
Section 22
319
Section 23
334
Section 24
351

Section 9
115
Section 10
129
Section 11
141
Section 12
156
Section 13
172
Section 14
186
Section 15
201
Section 16
218
Section 25
365
Section 26
381
Section 27
395
Section 28
412
Section 29
430
Section 30
446
Section 31
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David Eddings was born on July 7, 1931 in Spokane, Washington. He received a B.A. in English from Reed College in Portland in 1954 and a M.A. in Middle English from the University of Washington in 1961. After serving in the U.S. Army for two years, he worked as a grocery clerk, as a sales clerk for the Boeing Company, and as an English teacher in a business college and a teachers' college. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 25 books, many of them with his wife Leigh Eddings. His first novel, High Hunt, was published in 1973. His other works include the Belgariad series, the Mallorean series, the Elenium series, and the Dreamers series. He died on June 2, 2009 at the age of 77.

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