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"History is littered with dead good men."

Logen Ninefingers, also known as the bloody nine, is an infamous barbarian who is on the verge of becoming an infamously dead one.

Nobleman Captain Jezal dan Luthar, is a handsome young officer whose selfishness and Casanova like ways are less than helpful on the bloody battle fields of the north. 989 more words


No Choice At All

Dead in the north or alive in the south. That was what it came down to, and that was no choice at all. You carry on.

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Book Quotes

The Difference

The women of his acquaintance rarely said anything clever, especially the fine-looking ones. He supposed they were trained to smile and nod and listen while the men did the talking.

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Book Quotes

Living with the fear

I really enjoy reading this book so far. These are just a few of some of the really great lines in the novel. The first quote really strikes a cord with me in regard the anxiety I feel knowing I have a task before me that I really am not looking forward to. 49 more words

Joe Abercrombie

"The Blade Itself" by Joe Abercrombie

“The Blade Itself” is the first book of Joe Abercrombie’s ‘First Law’ trilogy.  I chose this book/series as my next adventure because I read a great short story by Abercrombie in George R.R, Martin’s (GRRM) “Rogues” anthology. 535 more words

Recommended Reading: Joe Abercrombie's The Blade Itself

Ever since reading Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings as a teenager, I have loved epic fantasy.  The problem is, after reading Lord of the Rings… 421 more words

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Quote of the Day- Homer

“The blade itself incites to deeds of violence.”- Homer