By George R. R. Martin
It sort of feels too strong to be actual. After centuries of sour strife and deadly treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated each other into an uneasy truce. Or so apparently. . . . With the dying of the immense King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s touchdown. Robb Stark’s dying has damaged the again of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered in the course of the country like seeds on barren soil. Few valid claims to the as soon as desperately sought Iron Throne nonetheless exist—or they're held in arms too susceptible or too far-off to wield them successfully. The battle, which raged uncontrolled for therefore lengthy, has burned itself out.
But as within the aftermath of any climactic fight, it's not lengthy earlier than the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters begin to assemble, settling on over the bones of the useless and struggling with for the spoils of the soon-to-be lifeless. Now within the Seven Kingdoms, because the human crows gather over a ceremonial dinner of ashes, bold new plots and hazardous new alliances are shaped, whereas spectacular faces—some time-honored, others in basic terms simply appearing—are obvious rising from an ominous twilight of previous struggles and chaos to take in the demanding situations forward.
It is a time whilst the clever and the bold, the deceitful and the powerful will collect the abilities, the facility, and the magic to outlive the stark and negative instances that lie ahead of them. it's a time for nobles and commoners, squaddies and sorcerers, assassins and sages to return jointly and stake their fortunes . . . and their lives. For at a dinner party for crows, many are the guests—but just a couple of are the survivors.
Few books have captivated the mind's eye and gained the devotion and compliment of readers and critics far and wide as has George R. R. Martin’s huge epic cycle of excessive fable that begun with A online game of Thrones. Now, in A dinner party for Crows, Martin supplies the long-awaited fourth e-book of his landmark sequence, as a country torn asunder unearths itself finally close to peace . . . merely to be introduced on an excellent extra terrifying process destruction.
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