By Harry Turtledove
THE NEW NOVEL within the renowned VIDESSOS SERIES
Rhavas used to be an outstanding, holy, and pious man—and the cousin of the Avtokrator. He might most likely became ecumenical patriarch of the Empire within the capital, Videssos the town . . . if his global had now not all of sudden and tragically fallen aside while the Empire of Videssos erupted into civil battle and the Khamorth barbarians swarmed over the borders.
As the house he enjoyed was once brutally sacked, Rhavas needed to flee for his lifestyles, after which make his means via lands swarming with fierce nomads and with infantrymen dependable either to his cousin and to the insurgent. He could by no means see Videssos town back, not to mention preside in its excessive Temple.
He has consistently Phos, the god of sunshine and goodness, Videssos' god, and despised evil rival Skotos. those that fall off the Bridge of the Separator in the course of judgment within the afterlife tumble all the way down to Skotos' ice forevermore. but if evil turns out to have swallowed the entire global, what's a cleric who reverences common sense in addition to goodness presupposed to believe
It's a more durable query than Rhavas needs it were.
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Harry Turtledove is understood for his old myth and trade historical past. His novels include The Case of the poisonous Spell Dump, Sentry Peak, Marching via Peachtree, The weapons of the South, and the good battle and international at conflict sequence. A Hugo winner and Nebula finalist, he lives in l. a..