By Larry Niven

Magicians and swordsmen in Larry Niven's fascinating "pre-history" international struggle regularly, with magicians frequently gaining the higher hand, and magicians usually fight for strength among themselves.

Mana, the last word resource of magic, has been depleted, a nonrenewable strength resource, because the historic gods die. during this story of associated tales, the Warlock fights a swordsman, a werewolf, demons and fellow magicians. including a colourful band that features a haunted Greek swordsman, a stunning witch-sorceress, and the speaking cranium of a former enemy magician, the Warlock travels worldwide, from what's now California to Scandinavia and to the Alps, to hunt the final residing god in his hidden cave, the god of affection and madness.

"Great storytelling remains to be alive in technological know-how fiction due to Larry Niven."
- Orson Scott Card, writer of ENDER'S GAME

"The scope of Larry Niven's paintings is so substantial that just a author of best expertise may well conceal the actual fact in addition to he can."
- Tom Clancy, writer of the search FOR crimson OCTOBER

"His stories have grit, authenticity, colourful characters and pulse-pounding narrative force. Niven is a real master!"
- Frederik Pohl

"Larry Niven is likely one of the giants of recent technological know-how fiction."
- Mike Resnick

"Our most popular tough SF writer."
- The Baltimore Sun

"Niven...lifts the reader faraway from the traditional global -- and does it with dash."
- the la Times

"Niven...juggles large options of time and area that not anyone else can lift."
- Charles Sheffield

"In making a geologic global and within the interactions among people and extraterrestrial beings, Niven is superb."
- Boston Sunday Globe

"One of the genre's so much prolific and obtainable talents."
- Library Journal

about the author:
Born April 30, 1938 in l. a., California. Attended California Institute of expertise; flunked out after researching a publication shop jammed with used technological know-how fiction magazines. Graduated Washburn college, Kansas, June 1962: BA in arithmetic with a Minor in Psychology, and later obtained an honorary doctorate in Letters from Washburn. pursuits: technological know-how fiction conventions, function enjoying video games, AAAS conferences and different gatherings of individuals on the slicing edges of technology. Comics. Filk making a song. Yoga and different techniques to durability. relocating mankind into area in anyway, yet really by means of making area endeavors appealing to advertisement pursuits. numerous occasions we’ve hosted The voters Advisory Council for a countrywide house coverage. I grew up with canine. I stay with a cat, and borrow canines to hike with. i've got passing acquaintance with raccoons and ferrets. Associating with nonhumans has definitely received me perception into alien intelligences.

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