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World of Warcraft: Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects

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When Azeroth was young, the noble titans appointed the five great dragonflights to safeguard the budding world. Each of the flights leaders was imbued with a portion of the titans vast cosmic powers. Together, these majestic Dragon Aspects committed themselves to thwarting any force that threatened the safety of the . . . Over ten thousand years ago, a betrayal by the maddened black Dragon Aspect, Deathwing, shattered the strength and unity of the dragonflights. His most recent assault on Azeroth—the Cataclysm—has left the world in turmoil. At the Maelstrom, the center of Azeroths instability, former Horde warchief Thrall and other accomplished shaman struggle to keep the world from tearing apart in the wake of Deathwings attack. Yet a battle also rages within Thrall regarding his new life in the shamanic Earthen Ring, hampering his normally unparalleled abilities.  Unable to focus on his duties, Thrall undertakes a seemingly menial task from an unexpected source: the mysterious green Dragon Aspect, Ysera. This humble endeavor soon becomes a journey spanning the lands of Azeroth and the timeways of history itself, bringing Thrall into contact with ancientdragonflights. Divided by conflict and mistrust, these dragons have become easy prey to a horrific new weapon unleashed by Deathwings servants . . . a living nightmare engineered to exterminate Azeroths winged guardians.  Of even greater concern is a bleak and terrifying possible future glimpsed by Ysera: the Hour of Twilight. Before this apocalyptic vision comes to pass, Thrall must purge his own doubts in order to discover his purpose in the world and aid Azeroths dragonflights as they face the . . . TWILIGHT OF THE ASPECTS.

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andlt;bandgt;In this follow-up to her andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestseller, andlt;iandgt;The Shatteringandlt;/iandgt;, Christie Golden delivers a sensational tie-in to theandnbsp;newest andlt;iandgt;World of Warcraftandlt;/iandgt; game expansion, now in paperback!andlt;/bandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;When Azeroth was young, the noble titans appointed the five great dragonflights to safeguard the budding world. Each of the flightsand#8217; leaders was imbued with a portion of the titans' vast cosmic powers. Together, these majestic Dragon Aspects committed themselves to thwarting any force that threatened the safety of Azeroth. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;More than 10,000 years ago, a betrayal by the maddened black Dragon Aspect, Deathwing, shattered the strength and unity of the dragonflights. His most recent assault on Azerothand#8212;the Cataclysmand#8212;has left the world in turmoil. At the Maelstrom, the center of Azeroth's instability, former Horde warchief Thrall and other accomplished shaman struggle to keep the world from tearing apart in the wake of Deathwing's attack. Yet a battle also rages within Thrall regarding his new life in the shamanic Earthen Ring, hampering his normally unparalleled abilities. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Of even greater concern is a bleak and terrifying possible future glimpsed by the mysterious green Dragon Aspect, Ysera: the Hour of Twilight. Before this apocalyptic vision comes to pass, Thrall must purge his own doubts in order to discover his purpose in the world and aid Azeroth's dragonflights as they face the Twilight of the Aspects.

About the Author

andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling and award-winning author Christie Golden has written more than forty 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;, andlt;iandgt;Thrall: Twilight of the Aspectsandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of Warandlt;/iandgt;).andnbsp;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 Star Wars series Fate of the Jedi (in collaboration with Aaron Allston and Troy Denning). Golden lives in Tennessee. She welcomes visitors to her website: ChristieGolden.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439196632
Author:
Golden, Christie
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Subject:
Movie or Television Tie-In
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4 pg color tip-in
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in

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"Synopsis" by , andlt;bandgt;In this follow-up to her andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestseller, andlt;iandgt;The Shatteringandlt;/iandgt;, Christie Golden delivers a sensational tie-in to theandnbsp;newest andlt;iandgt;World of Warcraftandlt;/iandgt; game expansion, now in paperback!andlt;/bandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;When Azeroth was young, the noble titans appointed the five great dragonflights to safeguard the budding world. Each of the flightsand#8217; leaders was imbued with a portion of the titans' vast cosmic powers. Together, these majestic Dragon Aspects committed themselves to thwarting any force that threatened the safety of Azeroth. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;More than 10,000 years ago, a betrayal by the maddened black Dragon Aspect, Deathwing, shattered the strength and unity of the dragonflights. His most recent assault on Azerothand#8212;the Cataclysmand#8212;has left the world in turmoil. At the Maelstrom, the center of Azeroth's instability, former Horde warchief Thrall and other accomplished shaman struggle to keep the world from tearing apart in the wake of Deathwing's attack. Yet a battle also rages within Thrall regarding his new life in the shamanic Earthen Ring, hampering his normally unparalleled abilities. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Of even greater concern is a bleak and terrifying possible future glimpsed by the mysterious green Dragon Aspect, Ysera: the Hour of Twilight. Before this apocalyptic vision comes to pass, Thrall must purge his own doubts in order to discover his purpose in the world and aid Azeroth's dragonflights as they face the Twilight of the Aspects.
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