A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 4) by George R. R. Martin
By George R. R. Martin
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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 enormous epic cycle of excessive delusion that begun with A online game of Thrones. Now, in A dinner party for Crows, Martin grants the long-awaited fourth ebook of his landmark sequence, as a nation torn asunder reveals itself finally near to peace . . . basically to be introduced on a fair extra terrifying process destruction.
A ceremonial dinner 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 it seems that. . . . With the dying of the huge King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s touchdown. Robb Stark’s loss of life has damaged the again of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered through 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 palms too vulnerable or too far away to wield them successfully. The battle, which raged uncontrolled for thus lengthy, has burned itself out.
But as within the aftermath of any climactic fight, it isn't lengthy sooner than the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters begin to assemble, determining over the bones of the lifeless and battling for the spoils of the soon-to-be useless. 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 dazzling faces—some commonly used, others in basic terms simply appearing—are visible rising from an ominous twilight of previous 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 collect the abilities, the facility, and the magic to outlive the stark and bad occasions that lie prior to 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.
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Arobynn encouraged cutthroat behavior. Even when they were children, he’d set her and Sam against each other, use their victories and failures against them. He’d made her see everyone but Arobynn and Ben as a potential enemy. As allies, yes, but also as foes to be closely watched. Weakness was never to be shown at any cost. Brutality was rewarded. And education and culture were equally important—words could be just as deadly as steel. But the Silent Assassins . . Though they, too, might be killers, they looked to each other for learning.
Instantly, Sam was dragged out of his chair, his arms pinned back by Tern and Mullin. Harding took a step in front of them, his fist flexing. “No,” Celaena breathed as she met Sam’s wide-eyed stare. Arobynn wouldn’t be that cruel—he wouldn’t make her watch as he hurt Sam. Something tight and aching built in her throat. But Celaena kept her head high, even as Arobynn said quietly to her, “You are not going to enjoy this. You will not forget this. ” She whipped her head back to Sam, a plea for Harding not to hurt him on her lips.
Given what Arobynn had done to her, she hardly felt defensive of the assassins in Adarlan’s empire. But . . but to see all these assassins gathered here, so much collective power and knowledge, and to know that they wouldn’t dare intrude on Arobynn’s—on her—territory . . Celaena went on eating in silence as Ansel and Mikhail and a few others around them talked quietly. Vows of silence, Ansel had explained earlier, were taken for as long as each person saw fit. Some spent weeks in silence; others, years.