Despite the risk of destroying the Ash Tree and the world along with it, two brothers are sent by their scheming father to slaughter the god of death with hopes of living forever.The first ennead of books in the Thrice Nine Legends Saga has been brought together into one awesome collection. Inside you will find The Blood of Dragons Series, The Kaelandur Series, and the short stories in between that follow evil brothers, courageous slaves, and unique heroes in a unique fantasy world. Spanning thousands of years and thousands of pages, this dark tale will leave you breathless.The authors recommend reading the stories in chronological order, but readers can choose to read individual series apart from the saga.Anaerfell, The Blood of Dragons, Book 1Warden of the Ash TreeThe Highborn LongwalkerMelkorka, The Kaelandur Series, Book 1When Blood Falls Dyndaer, The Kaelandur Series, Book 2The Name of DeathMaharia, The Kaelandur Series, Book 3Heshayol, The Blood of Dragons, Book 2
After receiving an ominous message about forthcoming demons and doom, Falmagon Sej is sent to retrieve a magical staff to protect the Anshedar. But he has unknowingly fallen in love with the sister of his enemy, and the price for betraying love may be too high for him to stomach. Falmagon's footpath to becoming the Highborn Longwalker is riddled with sorrow, promising an undying hate for himself, unless he can somehow find salvation under the grace of the Lightbringer.
Over a millennium ago, at their father's command, Tyran and Drast sent the Horned God to the Netherworld in hopes of gaining everlasting life. Instead, they sparked a chain of events that led to the near destruction of the Ash Tree and the liberation of the old gods. Now, with the world waning, the two brothers are freed from Anaerfell to travel to the frozen realm of the dead and resurrect their enemy with hopes of restoring balance. Tyran and Drast journey between time and space with limitless magic at their fingertips to face demon legions, forsaken immortals, and the realization that the malevolence of their father is not yet done.
The princess must die—that’s Brenn Dardrogan’s objective when he, his Dusk Legion partner, and a few expendable sellswords break into the castle at Cavell. But the righteous Crimson Sun’s sudden interference forces the Dusk Legion’s group to chase them through the dangerous dark forest of the Dyndaer. As allegiances among the assassins are called into question and the veracity of their quest becomes doubtful, Brenn must try to strategize the completion of their task without becoming the catalyst to a greater war.The princess must survive—and Teodor Bacheva of the Crimson Sun will see to it that she does. Accompanied by skilled mercenaries, Teodor leads the princess into the Dyndaer, hoping to make it to the king before the Dusk Legion kills his charge. As the truth unravels, Teodor discovers his mission is disingenuous despite his determined enemy, and if he fails his mission, he will forever tarnish the reputation of his family name and his righteous faction.Death at Dusk is a standalone novel in the greater Thrice Nine Legends Saga. Some wounds cannot be healed.
Meet Branimir Baran, the slave destined to save the world. Bran is a Kras, a race enslaved by the Highborn for generations. He witnesses the forging of the forbidden dagger, kaelandur, created to execute Nedezhda, a Highborn found guilty of practicing death magic. But Nedezhda rises again with a horde of demons, leaving Branimir and his companions to seek out the Tree of Life with hopes of stopping them from destroying it. Over a thousand years, the looming threat grows to extend across all lands. When Branimir hears the dead are spilling over from the Netherworld, he not only realizes kaelandur may have a greater purpose, but also that the desires of the gods are incongruent with the interests of mortals. Against all odds, he is left to protect the magical dagger or leave the whole world to fall to ruin. While the first ennead of books in Thrice Nine Legends can be read separate of one another, the following is the chronological reading order for full enjoyment. Anaerfell, The Blood of Dragons, Book 1 Warden of the Ash Tree The Highborn Longwalker Melkorka, The Kaelandur Series, Book 1 When Blood Falls Dyndaer, The Kaelandur Series, Book 2 The Name of Death Maharia, The Kaelandur Series, Book 3 Heshayol, The Blood of Dragons, Book 2
In Valor There Is Hope! Branimir has remained hidden from the enemy, withholding the cursed dagger from their erroneous hands. When a stranger arrives, and offers the chance to end his never-ending battle, Branimir sets off for the City of the Gods for answers. Now, hoping his faith has not been misplaced, Branimir undergoes his darkest adventure yet. He can only trust that he has the courage to survive the truth.
Some Evils Never Lessen! Branimir emerges from the Netherworld as a living legend and learns the Ash Tree is still in danger from the cursed dagger, kaelandur. An old friend compels Branimir to finish what they started at Melkorka. Once again, the former slave must keep kaelandur out of uncertain hands, while struggling to separate heroes from villains and friends from foes.
Maksim Artur, a Vucari noble, heard the rumors of Reds killing their god at Anaerfell. Without the threat—and promise—of the Horned God, the Vucari society is ready to rip itself apart. When a group of skin-switchers sneak away to find out the truth, Maksim is given free rein to stop them. Now, while attempting to protect the Vucari tradition and his personal legacy, Maksim will discover what it truly means to be a Warden of the Ash Tree.
Drada Koehn is a fearless, formidable fighter ensnared in a presaged war against the northern humans. When the Speaker foretells their victory upon discovery of the name of death, she sets out to unravel the mysterious prophecy. Now, bound by duty and honor, Drada faces untold horrors with her companions, searching for what may never be found. In a story of unexpected twists, she soon finds that her resolve to see the quest done will be the fortune or doom of her people.
Defending against the demons of the Deep has long given Tyr Og’s brethren purpose. When Tyr’s mother is robbed from him during childhood, he loses his will to live. Now, filled with rage and regret, Tyr hungers for a worthy death to bring an end to the futility of his life. In a short tale of blood and self-loathing, Tyr seeks the most honorable path to finally join his mother in the afterlife.