By David Eddings, Leigh Eddings
Mythmakers and global developers of the 1st order, the Eddingses spin stories that make imaginations leap. Readers have overjoyed to The Belgariad and The Malloreon, magic-filled masterworks chronicling the undying clash among sturdy and evil. yet with these sagas dropped at their positive conclusions, lovers have been left hungry for extra. Now eventually the wait is over. With The Redemption of Althalus, the Eddingses have created their first-ever stand-alone epic delusion . . .
It will be sheer folly to attempt to hide the genuine nature of Althalus, for his flaws are the stuff of legend. he's, as all males understand, a thief, a liar, an occasional assassin, an outrageous braggart, and a guy with out even the slightest trace of honor.
Yet of the entire males on this planet, it really is Althalus, unrepentant rogue and scoundrel, who turns into the champion of humanity in its determined fight opposed to the forces of an old god decided to come back the universe to nothingness. On his strategy to scouse borrow The booklet from the home on the finish of the realm, Althalus is faced by means of a cat--a cat with eyes like emeralds, the voice of a girl, and the powers of a goddess.
She is Dweia, sister to The Gods and a better thief even than Althalus. She needs to be: for very quickly in any respect, she has stolen his center. And extra. She has stolen time itself. For while Althalus leaves the home on the finish of the realm, a lot wiser yet no longer an afternoon older than while he'd first entered it, hundreds of thousands of years have long gone by.
But Dweia isn't the just one in a position to manage time. Her evil brother stocks the ability, and whereas Dweia has been instructing Althalus the secrets and techniques of The booklet, the traditional God has been utilizing the darkish magic of his personal e-book to rewrite historical past. but all isn't really misplaced. yet provided that Althalus, nonetheless a thief at middle, can assemble a ragtag crew of guys, girls, and kids with out cause to belief him or one another.
Boldly written and brilliantly imagined, The Redemption of Althalus is an epic myth to be savored within the examining and back to repeatedly for the knowledge, pleasure, and humor that purely the Eddingses promises.