By George R. R. Martin
THE ebook at the back of THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO sequence GAME OF THRONES
Few books have captivated the mind's eye and gained the devotion and compliment of readers and critics all over as has George R. R. Martin’s enormous epic cycle of excessive fable. Now, in A banquet for Crows, Martin can provide the long-awaited fourth publication of his landmark sequence, as a nation torn asunder unearths itself finally on the point of peace . . . purely to be introduced on a fair extra terrifying process destruction.
A banquet FOR CROWS
It turns out too reliable to be precise. 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 enormous 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 through the state 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 struggle, which raged uncontrolled for thus lengthy, has burned itself out.
But as within the aftermath of any climactic fight, it isn't lengthy prior to the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters begin to assemble, deciding upon over the bones of the lifeless 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 unsafe new alliances are shaped, whereas staggering faces—some common, others basically simply appearing—are noticeable rising from an ominous twilight of prior struggles and chaos to absorb the demanding situations forward.
It is a time whilst the clever and the bold, the deceitful and the robust will gather the abilities, the ability, and the magic to outlive the stark and poor instances that lie sooner than them. it's a time for nobles and commoners, infantrymen and sorcerers, assassins and sages to return jointly and stake their fortunes . . . and their lives. For at a ceremonial dinner for crows, many are the guests—but just a couple of are the survivors.
From the Hardcover edition.