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ISBN13: 9780451461667
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“[A] gifted author,”* S.M. Stirling created a fascinating neo-medieval world in his Novels of the Change where the remnants of humanity struggle to survive in a post-technological environment. Now, the New York Times bestselling epic continues as a king faces a challenge beyond the battlefield…

Rudi Mackenize, now Artos the First, High King of Montival, and his allies have won several key battles against the Church Universal and Triumphant. But still the war rages on, taking countless lives, ravaging the land once known as the United States of America. Artos and his Queen, Mathilda, must unite the realms into a single kingdom to ensure a lasting peace.

If the leaders of the Changed world are to accept Artos as their ruler, he will need to undertake a quest to the Lake at the Heart of the Mountains, and take part in a crowning ceremony—a ceremony binding him to his people, his ancestors, and his land.

Then, once he has secured his place and allegiances, Artos can go forward, and lead his forces to the heart of the enemy’s territory…

*San Francisco Book Review 

Synopsis:

“[A] gifted author,”* S.M. Stirling created a fascinating neo-medieval world in his Novels of the Change where the remnants of humanity struggle to survive in a post-technological environment. Now, the New York Times bestselling epic continues as a king faces a challenge beyond the battlefield…

Rudi Mackenize, now Artos the First, High King of Montival, and his allies have won several key battles against the Church Universal and Triumphant. But still the war rages on, taking countless lives, ravaging the land once known as the United States of America. Artos and his Queen, Mathilda, must unite the realms into a single kingdom to ensure a lasting peace.

If the leaders of the Changed world are to accept Artos as their ruler, he will need to undertake a quest to the Lake at the Heart of the Mountains, and take part in a crowning ceremony—a ceremony binding him to his people, his ancestors, and his land.

Then, once he has secured his place and allegiances, Artos can go forward, and lead his forces to the heart of the enemy’s territory…

*San Francisco Book Review 

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In this follow-up to "The Protectors War," the survivors in western Oregon have learned how to live in a world without technology. But a confrontation between those who want to rebuild and the feared Protector, threatens to plunge the entire region into open warfare.

About the Author

S. M. Stirling is the author of numerous novels, both on his own and in collaboration. A former lawyer and an amateur historian, he lives in the Southwest with his wife, Jan.

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WyattO, April 21, 2009 (view all comments by WyattO)
This book was a gift... a very bad gift. And I do like fantasy (I'm not weird about it, but it's entertaining) and I live in the NW, where it's set and so it is bit quaint to read about modern meets medieval in neighboring towns. But, it was written terribly and is quite pointless. I wouldn't waste your time, even if you have plenty.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780451461667
Author:
Stirling, S M
Publisher:
Roc
Author:
Stirling, S. M.
Subject:
Alternative History
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Oregon
Subject:
Regression (Civilization)
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Change Series
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
6.80x4.24x1.05 in. .65 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by ,
“[A] gifted author,”* S.M. Stirling created a fascinating neo-medieval world in his Novels of the Change where the remnants of humanity struggle to survive in a post-technological environment. Now, the New York Times bestselling epic continues as a king faces a challenge beyond the battlefield…

Rudi Mackenize, now Artos the First, High King of Montival, and his allies have won several key battles against the Church Universal and Triumphant. But still the war rages on, taking countless lives, ravaging the land once known as the United States of America. Artos and his Queen, Mathilda, must unite the realms into a single kingdom to ensure a lasting peace.

If the leaders of the Changed world are to accept Artos as their ruler, he will need to undertake a quest to the Lake at the Heart of the Mountains, and take part in a crowning ceremony—a ceremony binding him to his people, his ancestors, and his land.

Then, once he has secured his place and allegiances, Artos can go forward, and lead his forces to the heart of the enemy’s territory…

*San Francisco Book Review 

"Synopsis" by , In this follow-up to "The Protectors War," the survivors in western Oregon have learned how to live in a world without technology. But a confrontation between those who want to rebuild and the feared Protector, threatens to plunge the entire region into open warfare.
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