Here’s the third sample of Echo of the High Kings. In this section, we see the consequences of Lord Hector’s discussion with his son. Echo of the High Kings is an epic fantasy that comes out 1 August 2014. 3,069 more words
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Meaning requires content, content requires time, time requires resistance. Knowledge is distance, knowledge is stasis and the enemy of meaning. My picture of my father on that evening in 1976 is, in other words, twofold: on the one hand I see him as I saw him at that time, through the eyes of an eight-year-old: unpredictable and frightening; on the other hand, I see him as a peer through whose life time is blowing and unremittingly sweeping large chunks of meaning along with it.
I confess I’m at a bit of a loss. I think it’s fair to say this book isn’t going to change the world, although it seems to provoke something of a polar response from people. 241 more words