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World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War

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and#8220;Nothing is free, Goand#8217;el,and#8221; Jaina Proudmoore said. and#8220;Your knowledge and skills were bought at a cost. The . . . orc you left behind in your place had done much harm in your absence. If I have heard about what is going on in Orgrimmar and Ashenvale, surely you must have!and#8221; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Goand#8217;eland#8217;s mien, which had been deeply peaceful, now looked troubled. and#8220;I have heard, of course.and#8221; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8220;And . . . you do nothing?and#8221; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8220;I have another path,and#8221; he said. and#8220;You have seen the results of that path. A threat thatand#8212;and#8221; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8220;Goand#8217;el, I hear this, but now that task is over. Garrosh is stirring up trouble between the Alliance and the Hordeand#8212;trouble that didnand#8217;t exist until he started it. I can understand if you donand#8217;t wish to undermine him publicly, butand#8212;perhaps you and I can work together. Form a summit of sorts. Ask Baine to join us; I know he has no love for what Garrosh is striving for. I could speak with Varian. As of late, he seems to be more reachable. Everyone respects you, even in the Alliance, Goand#8217;el. You have earned that respect because of your actions. Garrosh has earned nothing but mistrust and hatred because of his.and#8221; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;She indicated her cloak, which had blown about with the wind he had sent to bear her to shore. and#8220;You can control the winds as a shaman. But the winds of war are blowing, and if we do not stop Garrosh now, many innocents will pay the price for our hesitation.and#8221; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;*** andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The ashes of the Cataclysm have settled across Azerothand#8217;s disparate kingdoms. As the broken world recovers from the disaster, the renowned sorceress Lady Jaina Proudmoore continues her long struggle to mend relations between the Horde and the Alliance. Yet of late, escalating tensions have pushed the two factions closer to open war, threatening to destroy what little stability remains in the . . . andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Dark news arrives in Jainaand#8217;s beloved city, Theramore. One of the blue dragonflightand#8217;s most powerful artifactsand#8212;the Focusing Irisand#8212;has been stolen. To unravel the itemand#8217;s mysterious whereabouts, Jaina works with the former blue Dragon Aspect Kalecgos. The two brilliant heroes forge an unlikely bond during their investigation, but another disastrous turn of events looms on the horizon. . . . andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Garrosh Hellscream is mustering the Hordeand#8217;s armies for an all-out invasion of Theramore. Despite mounting dissent within his faction, the brazen warchief aims to usher in a new era of Horde domination. His thirst for conquest leads him to take brutal measures against anyone who dares question his leadership. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Alliance forces converge on Theramore to repel the Horde onslaught, but the brave defenders are unprepared for the true scope of Garroshand#8217;s cunning and deceptive strategy. His attack will irrevocably transform Jaina, engulfing the ardent peacekeeper in the chaotic and all-consuming . . . TIDES OF WAR

Synopsis:

“Nothing is free, Go’el,” Jaina Proudmoore said. “Your knowledge and skills were bought at a cost. The . . . orc you left behind in your place had done much harm in your absence. If I have heard about what is going on in Orgrimmar and Ashenvale, surely you must have!”

Go’el’s mien, which had been deeply peaceful, now looked troubled. “I have heard, of course.”

“And . . . you do nothing?”

“I have another path,” he said. “You have seen the results of that path. A threat that—”

“Go’el, I hear this, but now that task is over. Garrosh is stirring up trouble between the Alliance and the Horde—trouble that didn’t exist until he started it. I can understand if you don’t wish to undermine him publicly, but—perhaps you and I can work together. Form a summit of sorts. Ask Baine to join us; I know he has no love for what Garrosh is striving for. I could speak with Varian. As of late, he seems to be more reachable. Everyone respects you, even in the Alliance, Go’el. You have earned that respect because of your actions. Garrosh has earned nothing but mistrust and hatred because of his.”

She indicated her cloak, which had blown about with the wind he had sent to bear her to shore. “You can control the winds as a shaman. But the winds of war are blowing, and if we do not stop Garrosh now, many innocents will pay the price for our hesitation.”

***

The ashes of the Cataclysm have settled across Azeroth’s disparate kingdoms. As the broken world recovers from the disaster, the renowned sorceress Lady Jaina Proudmoore continues her long struggle to mend relations between the Horde and the Alliance. Yet of late, escalating tensions have pushed the two factions closer to open war, threatening to destroy what little stability remains in the . . .

Dark news arrives in Jaina’s beloved city, Theramore. One of the blue dragonflight’s most powerful artifacts—the Focusing Iris—has been stolen. To unravel the item’s mysterious whereabouts, Jaina works with the former blue Dragon Aspect Kalecgos. The two brilliant heroes forge an unlikely bond during their investigation, but another disastrous turn of events looms on the horizon. . . .

Garrosh Hellscream is mustering the Horde’s armies for an all-out invasion of Theramore. Despite mounting dissent within his faction, the brazen warchief aims to usher in a new era of Horde domination. His thirst for conquest leads him to take brutal measures against anyone who dares question his leadership.

Alliance forces converge on Theramore to repel the Horde onslaught, but the brave defenders are unprepared for the true scope of Garrosh’s cunning and deceptive strategy. His attack will irrevocably transform Jaina, engulfing the ardent peacekeeper in the chaotic and all-consuming . . . TIDES OF WAR

Synopsis:

The New York Times bestselling author of The Shattering and Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects delivers a sensational tie-in to the newest World of Warcraft game expansion.

 With more than 10 million monthly subscribers, the massively multiplayer online role playing game World of Warcraft has forever altered the pop culture landscape with its ongoing, ever-expanding, action-packed epic fantasy set in the world of Azeroth—a canonical expansion of this wildly popular gaming franchise with highly acclaimed novels that continue explore an incredible world that legions of fans enter and few want to leave.

     What does it take to turn the peacekeeper into a warmonger? Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War gives World of Warcraft fans the opportunity to see what happens when a beloved peacekeeper is pressed to the limit by an inconceivable horror. Will it change her forever? Break her? Or redefine her role on Azeroth? Do different times call for different ethical standards?

About the Author

andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling and award-winning author andlt;bandgt;Christie Goldenandlt;/bandgt; has written more than thirty-five novels and several short stories in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Among her many projects are over a dozen andlt;iandgt;Star Trekandlt;/iandgt; novels and several original fantasy novels. An avid player of andlt;iandgt;World of Warcraftandlt;/iandgt;, she has written two manga short stories and several novels in that world (andlt;iandgt;Lord of the Clans, Rise of the Horde, Arthas: Rise of the Lich Kingandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;The Shattering: Prelude to Cataclysmandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Thrall: Twilight of the Aspectsandlt;/iandgt;), with more in the works. She has also written the andlt;iandgt;StarCraft Dark Templar Saga: Firstborn, Shadow Huntersandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Twilightandlt;/iandgt;, as well as the most recent hardcover, andlt;iandgt;Devilsand#8217; Dueandlt;/iandgt;. Golden is also the writer of three books in the major nine-book andlt;iandgt;Star Warsandlt;/iandgt; series andlt;iandgt;Fate of the Jediandlt;/iandgt; (in collaboration with Aaron Allston and Troy Denning).andnbsp;Golden lives in Colorado. She welcomes visitors to her website: ChristieGolden.com.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#169;2012 Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416550761
Author:
Golden, Christie
Publisher:
Gallery Books
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Games-Video Games
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20120831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
map (note: no color tip-in)
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , “Nothing is free, Go’el,” Jaina Proudmoore said. “Your knowledge and skills were bought at a cost. The . . . orc you left behind in your place had done much harm in your absence. If I have heard about what is going on in Orgrimmar and Ashenvale, surely you must have!”

Go’el’s mien, which had been deeply peaceful, now looked troubled. “I have heard, of course.”

“And . . . you do nothing?”

“I have another path,” he said. “You have seen the results of that path. A threat that—”

“Go’el, I hear this, but now that task is over. Garrosh is stirring up trouble between the Alliance and the Horde—trouble that didn’t exist until he started it. I can understand if you don’t wish to undermine him publicly, but—perhaps you and I can work together. Form a summit of sorts. Ask Baine to join us; I know he has no love for what Garrosh is striving for. I could speak with Varian. As of late, he seems to be more reachable. Everyone respects you, even in the Alliance, Go’el. You have earned that respect because of your actions. Garrosh has earned nothing but mistrust and hatred because of his.”

She indicated her cloak, which had blown about with the wind he had sent to bear her to shore. “You can control the winds as a shaman. But the winds of war are blowing, and if we do not stop Garrosh now, many innocents will pay the price for our hesitation.”

***

The ashes of the Cataclysm have settled across Azeroth’s disparate kingdoms. As the broken world recovers from the disaster, the renowned sorceress Lady Jaina Proudmoore continues her long struggle to mend relations between the Horde and the Alliance. Yet of late, escalating tensions have pushed the two factions closer to open war, threatening to destroy what little stability remains in the . . .

Dark news arrives in Jaina’s beloved city, Theramore. One of the blue dragonflight’s most powerful artifacts—the Focusing Iris—has been stolen. To unravel the item’s mysterious whereabouts, Jaina works with the former blue Dragon Aspect Kalecgos. The two brilliant heroes forge an unlikely bond during their investigation, but another disastrous turn of events looms on the horizon. . . .

Garrosh Hellscream is mustering the Horde’s armies for an all-out invasion of Theramore. Despite mounting dissent within his faction, the brazen warchief aims to usher in a new era of Horde domination. His thirst for conquest leads him to take brutal measures against anyone who dares question his leadership.

Alliance forces converge on Theramore to repel the Horde onslaught, but the brave defenders are unprepared for the true scope of Garrosh’s cunning and deceptive strategy. His attack will irrevocably transform Jaina, engulfing the ardent peacekeeper in the chaotic and all-consuming . . . TIDES OF WAR

"Synopsis" by , The New York Times bestselling author of The Shattering and Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects delivers a sensational tie-in to the newest World of Warcraft game expansion.

 With more than 10 million monthly subscribers, the massively multiplayer online role playing game World of Warcraft has forever altered the pop culture landscape with its ongoing, ever-expanding, action-packed epic fantasy set in the world of Azeroth—a canonical expansion of this wildly popular gaming franchise with highly acclaimed novels that continue explore an incredible world that legions of fans enter and few want to leave.

     What does it take to turn the peacekeeper into a warmonger? Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War gives World of Warcraft fans the opportunity to see what happens when a beloved peacekeeper is pressed to the limit by an inconceivable horror. Will it change her forever? Break her? Or redefine her role on Azeroth? Do different times call for different ethical standards?

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