Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 416 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in
Published: December 20, 2011
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0765331179
ISBN - 13: 9780765331175
About the Book
A mystical killer stalks the halls of the White Spire, the heart of templar power in the mighty Orlesian Emire. To prove his innocence, Adrian reluctantly embarks on a journey into the western wastelands that will not only reveal much more than he bargained for but change the fate of his fellow mages forever.
Read from the Book
1 I am the Ghost of the Spire. It was an unpleasant thought, one Cole had turned over and over again in his mind. They said ghosts didn’t exist, that the dead didn’t really walk amongst the living, but some people believed in them even so. They believed a dead man could become lost on his way to the Maker’s side, forever adrift in a land of shadow. Cole wasn’t dead. Yet at the same time, he didn’t exist, and he walked amongst the living. He’d overheard a pair of mages talking about him once, even if they’d no idea they were doing so. He’d discovered them late at night, huddled in one of the White Spire’s dark hallways. There were many such hidden corners in the great tower, places where mages went to escape from the suspicious eyes of watching templars, and Cole knew them all. Cole knew far less about the mages themselves. He knew, however, they’d taken a great risk sneaking out of their chambers. Few of the tower’s templars were kind, and most believed that mages constantly conspired to commit unspeakable horrors … when the truth was usually much more mundane. Most of their conversation consisted of gossip. The mages whispered secrets to each other, sometimes idle speculation about romantic entanglements and other times much more serious things they knew to be true but could never talk about in the open. Occasionally he came upon mages meeting for a romantic liaison instead. They secretly pre
From the Publisher
Return to the dark fantasy world created for the
award-winning, triple platinum game, Dragon Age™: Origins
in this third tie-in novel!
A mystical killer stalks the halls of the White Spire, the heart of
templar power in the mighty Orlesian Empire. To prove his
innocence, Rhys reluctantly embarks on a journey into the western
wastelands that will not only reveal much more than he bargained
for but change the fate of his fellow mages forever.
About the Author
DAVID GAIDER lives in Edmonton, Alberta, and has worked for
video game developer BioWare since 1999. He is the lead writer on
the award-winning role-playing game Dragon Age:
Origins and has previously worked on such titles as
Baldur's Gate 2: Shadows of Amn, Star Wars: Knights of
the Old Republic, and Neverwinter Nights.