By Ursula K. Le Guin
Initially released in 1968, Ursula okay. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea marks the 1st of the six now liked Earthsea titles. Ged was once the best sorcerer in Earthsea, yet in his early life he was once the reckless Sparrowhawk. In his starvation for energy and data, he tampered with long-held secrets and techniques and loosed a bad shadow upon the area. this can be the tumultuous story of his checking out, how he mastered the amazing phrases of strength, tamed an historical dragon, and crossed death's threshold to revive the stability.
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Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: TSR (1990)
Product Dimensions: 6. nine x four. 1 x 1 inches
Shipping Weight: five. 6 oz.
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Long ago, my people embraced Sekt as a national goddess. At ﬁrst this may have been due to fear, but later it was because they saw her power to work for them. She listened to their prayers, and very soon afterward Harakhte was killed in battle by the king of Cos, and Jessapur regained her independence. She has never lost it since. I like this irony. I believe Sekt loves us. But every day, priests and priestesses in ﬁre red robes walk the temple from end to end, renewing the magical seals over every entrance, however small.
I can see your mouth. You wear this mask to contain your power. ” I felt I would die from suffocation. I could not breathe. The mask constricted me. I was more aware of its presence than I’d ever been. “Take it off,” he said. “I am not afraid. Nor should you be. ” The Face of Sekt My hands moved automatically. I had no choice. He took a step back and watched me as I lifted the mask from my head and shoulders. Immediately, the wind felt too hot on my skin. My hair was lifted by it. His expression did not change.
Far, far away he heard the lonely howl of a wolf. But Agnar’s heart did not beat soft or easy, it hammered like a smith beating hot iron into an axe-head, and he touched the sword at his belt constantly. The hilt was cold as only iron can be, and he could no longer quite feel his feet. Sudden as an avalanche, something leaped onto the roof and thundered about, driving down with its heels, until the new beam buckled and splintered and the roof almost fell in. Glam. The walls shook and Glam jumped down, and the earth trembled as he strode to the door.