The Seventh Gate: A Death Gate Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2007 - Fiction - 368 pages
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The Seventh Gate is the thrilling conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Death Gate Cycle by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman. In this tale of treachery, power, and heroism, Alfred, Haplo, and Marit embark on a journey of death and discovery as they seek to enter the dreaded Seventh Gate. Encountering enemies both old and new, they unleash a magic no power can control, damning themselves to an apocalypse of unimagined proportion in a final struggle between good and evil.

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Nice ending to an excellent series. - Goodreads
Best series so far from this writing duo. - Goodreads
Fun ending to the series, though very predictable. - Goodreads
It has an interesting premise. - Goodreads
The ending was somewhat surprising. - Goodreads
A solid ending to a solid series. - Goodreads

Review: The Seventh Gate (The Death Gate Cycle #7)

User Review  - Candice Kamencik - Goodreads

Decent end to the series. I was very happy to see a conclusion that wrapped up all the stray ends to my satisfaction, which is often lacking in longer series. On the other hand, I feel that in order ... Read full review

Review: The Seventh Gate (The Death Gate Cycle #7)

User Review  - Dana Larose - Goodreads

All I really recall from this series is really enjoying the first five books, being meh on #6 and #7 being such a let down that it made me regret buying and reading the rest of them. Read full review

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Page 8 - She continued across. But a thin layer of water was now seeping over the ice, making it even more slippery. Her feet slid out from underneath her. She grabbed at Hugh, but he, too, had lost his footing. They both fell. Landing on her hands and knees, she stared into the horribly grinning mouth and bulging eyes of a dead wolfen. The black ice split right between her hands. The wolfen popped out, lunged straight at her. Involuntarily, Marit shrank backward. Hugh the Hand caught hold of her. "The ice...
Page 9 - Desperately she held on to his vest, pulled it up nearly over his head. Digging her knees into the mud, she dragged the man's heavy body backward. Hugh was strong; he gave her what help he could. He kicked with his feet, sought purchase with his flailing legs, and, finally, managed to squirm his way onto the bank. He lay still, gasping and shivering with cold and terror. Hearing a rumbling sound, Marit looked upriver. A wall of black water tinged with red foam, pushing huge chunks of ice in its path,...
Page 9 - The current was strong. His tenuous hold on the tree was slipping. Marit flung herself bodily on Hugh just as he lost his grasp. Her numb fingers clutching at the back of his leather vest, she fought to pull him from the river. She was on her knees; the water was rising. If she failed, they would both go under. Desperately she held on to his vest, pulled it up nearly over his head.
Page 10 - ... of those who had attacked the city with such fury yesterday must still be lurking outside the city walls, waiting for a chance to pick off a scouting party. But the runes did not glimmer, except perhaps very, very faintly. If any of the enemy were about, they were far away and not interested.
Page 7 - It's only a corpse," he said. Marit, looking more closely, saw he was right. The arm was flaccid, sucked down by the current almost immediately. "The spell's ending," she said, irritated at herself.
Page 4 - The green and golden dragon was the Serpent Mage, who was also the bumbling Sartan with the mensch name, Alfred. Certainly Vasu was afraid for them, but he was also hopeful for them. That same illogical, irrational hope. Vasu was not a man of action. He was a man of thought, of imagination. He had only to look at his soft and...
Page 3 - It was brightened by hope, darkened by fear. It was a dawn which saw the city of Abri, in the very center of the Labyrinth, still standing, victorious, after a terrible battle with its most implacable enemies.
Page 3 - ABRI THE LABYRINTH VASU STOOD ON THE WALL ABOVE THE GATES OF THE CITY OF Abri, stood silent and thoughtful as the gates boomed shut beneath his feet.

About the author (2007)

Margaret Weis is a New York Times bestselling author. Her Dragonlance(R) series has sold over twenty million copies worldwide, and the first book in thatseries, Dragons of Autumn Twilight, is being made into an animated film by Paramount Pictures. Warrior Angel is her first venture into romance, and it has been an exciting one. She has particularly enjoyed writing with her daughter, Lizz Weis, a former novel editor.

Tracy Hickman is a bestselling fantasy author best known for his work on Dragonlance, as a game designer and coauthor with Margaret Weis, while he worked for TSR. In all, Hickman wrote more than thirty novels in collaboration with Weis. He lives with his wife, Laura, and their four children.

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