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The desert and the blade: a novel of the change

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Rudi's children volume 2.
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"In his Novels of the Change, New York Times bestselling author S.M. Stirling presents "a devastated, mystical world that will appeal to fans of traditional fantasy as well as post-apocalyptic SF."* Continuing their quest that began in The Golden Princess, two future rulers of a world without technology risk their lives seeking a fabled blade... Reiko, Empress of Japan, has allied herself with Princess Órlaith, heir to the High Kingdom of Montival, to find the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi, the Grass-Cutting Sword, a legendary treasure of an ancient dynasty that confers valor and victory to its bearer. Órlaith understands all too well the power it signifies. Her own inherited blade, the Sword of the Lady, was both a burden and a danger to her father, Rudi Mackenzie, as it failed to save the king from being assassinated. But the fabled sword lies deep with the Valley of Death, and the search will be far from easy. And war is building, in Montival and far beyond. As Órlaith and Reiko encounter danger and wonder, Órlaith's mother, Queen Matildha, believes her daughter's alliance and quest has endangered the entire realm. There are factions both within and without Montival whose loyalty died with the king, and whispers of treachery and war grow ever louder. And the Malevolence that underlies the enemy will bend all its forces to destroy them. *Publishers Weekly (starred review)"--Provided by publisher.
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Audiobooks
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Fantasy fiction
Princesses -- Fiction
Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction
Regression (Civilization) -- Fiction
Science fiction
Swords -- Fiction
title_displayThe desert and the blade : a novel of the Change
title_fullThe Desert and the Blade
The desert and the blade : a novel of the Change / S. M. Stirling
The desert and the blade : a novel of the change [electronic resource] / S.M. Stirling
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Science Fiction
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Swords