Exile's Honor

Exile's Honor

eBook - 2003
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Penguin Putnam
Alberich had spent most of his youth in the Karsite military schools training to be an officer. As the son of an impoverished mother, he had no other career choice open to him. And Alberich had risen in the ranks with almost unnatural speed. He developed expertise with many weapons and excelled in academic subjects with an ease that was the envy of his classmates. But in fact, the reclusive Alberich studied long and hard, pushing himself ruthlessly.
In battle, Alberich had always had a sort of “sixth sense” about things which were about to happen—when and from where the enemy would attack. Instinctively, he his this ability, for the Sunpriests kept careful watch for anyone exhibiting “demon powers” which were the hallmark of Karse’s greatest enemy—the witch-nation of Valdemar. Those they caught were “cleansed” in the fires of Vkandis Sunlord.
Both Alberich’s skill and secret served him well in the army of Karse, and when Alberich became one of Karse’s youngest captains, he received a special gift—a powerful white stallion “liberated” from the enemy. But this honor was merely a distraction, for the Sunpriests had laid a trap which even Alberich’s strange foresight could not predict…
Saved from burning as a witch when this odd white stallion braved flames and carried him over the border into Valdemar, he was healed by the same enemies he had been taught to hate his entire life. Though he knew he could never again return to his home, Alberich also knew he could never truly become a Valdemaran. How could Alberich remain true to his own people and still retain his honor while helping to train the direst enemy of Karse?

Baker & Taylor
Alberich, a former captain in the Army of Karse, must take a perilous stand when his long-hidden psychic talents are revealed, and he is rescued from certain death and chosen to serve the queen of Valdemar, Karse's archenemy. Reprint.

Publisher: 2003
ISBN: 9781101118641
Branch Call Number: E-Book
Characteristics: data file
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Hellenius Dec 16, 2012

Although this description says it's a stand alone novel, it has a sequel to it, Exile's Valor, which I am currently reading. Look for it if you want to read more about Alberich and his companions (& his companion too). I found this first book hard to put down, reading until the wee hours, and so far the second novel has not let me down either.

May 12, 2012

Mercedes Lackey does it again! Another fabulous tale!

Jan 21, 2010

This book is one of my absolute favorite fantasy novels. Its well written, has a captivating plot and a surly hero who you'll absolutely fall in love with.
Definitely recommend this book to those who are looking for a more realistic fantasy world.


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