Talon of the Silver Hawk: Conclave of Shadows: Book One

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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Evil has come to a distant land high among the snow-capped mountains of Midkemia, as anexterminating army wearing the colors of theDuke of Olasko razes village after village, slaughtering men, women, and children without mercy. And when the carnage is done, only one survivor remains: a young boy named Kieli. A youth no longer, there is now but one road for him to travel: the path of vengeance. And he willnot be alone. Under the tutelage of the rescuerswho discovered him, Kieli will be molded into a sure and pitiless weapon. And he will accept the destiny that has been chosen for him ... asTalon of the Silver Hawk.

But the prey he so earnestly stalks is hunting himas well. And Talon must swear allegiance toa shadowy cause that already binds his mysterious benefactors -- or his mission, his honor,and his life will be lost forever.

 

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User Review  - mausergem - LibraryThing

This is the story of Talon whose family was massacred when he was just a boy. He is found by Robert who is a part of the Conclave of Shadows and brought up. Talon learns many things from cooking to sword play and is finally unleashed upon his enemies. A quick entertaining read. Read full review

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User Review  - Neilsantos - LibraryThing

It's really strange how books I liked have managed to become children's books. I can't really say it was good or bad. It is actually a very simple story though, I think Feist has exhausted his world ... Read full review

Contents

Orphan
1
Passage
3
Kendricks
23
Servant
40
Games
61
Journey
83
Latagore
100
Education
118
Recovery
221
Mercenary
239
Masters Court
241
Mystery
260
Tournament
277
Target
296
Choices
315
Defense
330

Magic
136
Confusion
153
Decision
173
Purpose
187
Love
205
Battle
345
Hunt
357
Epilogue
375
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Raymond E. Feist is the multiple New York Times bestselling author or coauthor of thirty previous books—all but one of which are Riftwar Cycle novels. He lives in San Diego.

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