[Reading] ➻ Under Heaven By Guy Gavriel Kay – Heartforum.co.uk It begins simply Shen Tai, son of an illustrious general serving the Emperor of Kitai, has spent two years honoring the memory of his late father by burying the bones of the dead from both armies at t It begins simply Shen Tai, son of an illustrious general serving the Emperor of Kitai, has spent two years honoring the memory of his late father by burying the bones of the dead from both armies at the site of one of his father's last great battles In recognition of his labors and his filial piety, an unlikely source has sent him a dangerous gift:Sardian horsesYou give a man one of the famed Sardian horses to reward him greatly You give him four or five to exalt him above his fellows, propel him towards rank, and earn him jealousy, possibly mortal jealousy Two hundred and fifty is an unthinkable gift, a gift to overwhelm an emperorWisely, the gift comes with the stipulation that Tai must claim the horses in person Otherwise he would probably be dead already.
Guy Gavriel Kay is a Canadian author of fantasy fiction Many of his novels are set in fictional realms that resemble real places during real historical periods, such as Constantinople during the reign of Justinian I or Spain during the time of El Cid Those works are published and marketed as historical fantasy, though the author himself has expressed a preference to shy away from genre categoriz.
- 573 pages
- Under Heaven
- Guy Gavriel Kay
- 02 May 2019 Guy Gavriel Kay