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The High King s Golden Tongue

Author : Megan Derr
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Prince Allen has trained his entire life to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious mother, who has made their kingdom one of the wealthiest and most influential in the empire. For the past few years he has trained to become the new consort of the High King. The only thing no one prepared him for was the stubborn, arrogant High King himself, who declares Allen useless and throws him out of court. High King Sarrica is ruling an empire at war, and that war will grow exponentially worse if his carefully laid plans do not come to fruition. He's overwhelmed and needs help, as much as he hates to admit it, but it must be someone like his late consort: a soldier, someone who understands war, who is not unfamiliar with or afraid of the harsher elements of rule. What he doesn't need is the delicate, pretty little politician foisted on him right as everything goes wrong.

The High King

Author : Lloyd Alexander
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In this thrilling climax of the classic fantasy The Chronicles of Prydain, Death Lord Arawn has stolen the black sword Dyrnwyn, the most powerful weapon in the kingdom. At the request of Prince Gwydion, Taran rallies friends both old and new to raise an army to march against Arawn's terrible warriors. Together, they must battle through a frozen wasteland to Mount Dragon, where a deadly confrontation awaits and Taran's true destiny will at last be fulfilled. "Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy." - Garth Nix Winner of the Newbery Medal 1969

The High King of Montival

Author : S. M. Stirling
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Rudi Mackenzie must return to Montival in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest and forge an alliance with old enemies if he is ever going to defeat the minions of the Prophet and assume his rightful place as Artos, King of Montival. By the best-selling author of The Sword of the Lady. Reprint.

Heart of the High King

Author : Jessamyn Kingley
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High King Aleksander D'Vairedraconis prefers the comforts of home, rarely leaving his estate. While forthright by nature, his sexuality is a secret Aleksander guards-even his best friend is unaware. With the possibility of his mate showing up at his large estate in Arizona next to impossible, Aleksander focuses on family and building more wealth to allow them to flourish. Duke Rafferty Kestledraconis is new to the Council of Sorcery and Shifters and is learning what he can about this fresh start. His life revolves around pleasing his royal father and brothers, and he rarely explores past their plot of land. Unable to refute an order given by his king, he travels with his eldest sibling to the remote D'Vaire sanctuary, where to his bewilderment, he discovers that his mate is the only High King in the dragon realm.Aleksander and Rafferty are ill-prepared for the reality of being mates and unready to take the final step of being fully joined, but together, they slowly build something worth protecting. Circumstances soon spin out of control, testing their fortitude and straining their wills. In the end, they must cling to hope if they want to be together-it will take everything that rests in the hearts of the High Kings to honor the call of Fate.

The High King s Tomb

Author : Kristen Britain
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With the ghostly help of the First Rider, Karigan G'ladheon had transported the corrupt spirit of Mornhavon the Black into the future, buying valuable time for her king and country. But how far in the future is Mornhavon now? A hundred years? Ten years? Only one year? There's no way to tell. So though the immediate threat has passed, Mornhavon's shadow still lies heavily on the land, and on their minds ... although there are threats closer to home as well. The D'Yer Wall, protecting Sacoridia from the dark, corrupted Blackveil forest, remains breached despite Karigan and her fellow Riders best efforts. They've scoured the land searching for lost documents and magical clues to help mend the breach, fend off any incursions from Blackveil Forest and, more pressingly, protect them from Mornhavon's return. Nor is the breach in the wall the only danger. Mornhavon may have gone, but the descendants of his people remain and they're ready to claim the land that their forefathers failed to conquer. These vengeful enemies, hidden within the peaceful borders of Sacoridia, have spent generations honing their dark magic ready to strike - and ensuring that their blow, when it comes, will be one that Karigan and the Sacordians have no defence against ...

The High King of Heaven

Author : Dean Davis
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The most sweeping and comprehensive book on eschatology that I've ever encountered. The scope of this book is simply breathtaking. -Dr. Sam Storms For the last 150 years the evangelical world has been embroiled in a Great Debate about eschatology, about the true biblical picture of God's ultimate purpose for the universe, life, and man. Much of the debate swirls around the Kingdom of God: What is its true nature? In how many stages does it enter history? How shall we interpret the Old Testament prophecies of the Kingdom-literally (in terms of Israel) or figuratively (in terms of the Church)? There is also controversy about the Consummation: Will our world get better and better, or worse and worse? Will Christ return once, twice, or even three times? When He does return, will it be before the millennium or after? How many resurrections should we expect? How many judgments? What will the universe be like when God finally creates the new heavens and the new earth? This book was written in the conviction that the High King of heaven has given his people certain master keys by which they may know the answers to these questions, and so be fully prepared for the awesome consummation of all things. In it, pastor and author Dean Davis seeks to place those keys in our hands, so that we may behold afresh the simplicity and glory of our Blessed Hope, and thereby resolve, once and for all, the Great End Time Debate.

MacBeth High King of Scotland 1040 57

Author : Peter Berresford Ellis
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Arthur High King of Britain

Author : Michael Morpurgo
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An enchanting take on the legend of King Arthur from Britain’s best-loved children’s author, Michael Morpurgo. Marooned on a sandbank, a boy faces certain death. With the sea closing in and the current about to drag him to a watery grave, his final wish is to see heaven. Waking in a strange bed, the boy meets an old man sitting by the fire with his dog. It is Arthur, the great warrior king of legend, and from his lips the boy hears of Camelot, chivalry, magic, evil and betrayal. Former Children’s Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master story teller with this Arthurian Legend.

Arthur High King of Britain

Author : Frances Warhurst
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Offering comprehensive teacher support for some of the best-selling children's novels, Novel Ideas allows children to read in a supportive context and ensures that higher order reading skills are enhanced. The programme should be suitable for shared reading, guided reading and group work, both inside and outside of the Literacy Hour. Each novel closely matches the range of texts suggested by the National Literacy Framework at Key Stage 2. This text is a teacher's resource book containing ideas for class reading and writing.

Edwin High King of Britain

Author : Edoardo Albert
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Edwin, the deposed king of Northumbria, seeks refuge at the court of King Raedwald of East Anglia. But Raedwald is urged to kill his guest by Aethelfrith, Edwin's usurper. As Edwin walks by the shore, alone and at bay, he is confronted by a mysterious figure - the missionary Paulinus - who prophesies that he will become High King of Britain. It is a turning point. Through battles and astute political alliances Edwin rises to great power, in the process marrying the Kentish princess Aethelburh. As part of the marriage contract the princess is allowed to retain her Christian faith. But, in these times, to be a king is not a recipe for a long life : This turbulent and tormented period in British history sees the conversion of the Anglo-Saxon settlers who have forced their way on to British shores over previous centuries, arriving first to pillage, then to farm and trade - and to come to terms with the world view of the Celtic tribes they have driven out.

High King of Heaven

Author : John MacArthur
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Featuring contributions from Al Mohler, John MacArthur, Mark Dever, and more Curating insights from some of America’s greatest Christian minds, High King of Heaven is a series of reflections on Christology, one of the church’s central doctrines. It contains essays from over twenty well-known pastors and theologians, including John MacArthur, Mark Dever, Albert Mohler, Miguel Nuñez, and Ligon Duncan. Each essay not only elucidates an aspect of Christ’s person and work, but also demonstrates how it applies to the life of the church. After reading High King of Heaven, readers will: Have a deeper understanding of Jesus’ nature and redemptive work Be inspired to worship Christ with greater passion and reverence Come away motivated and equipped to defend the orthodox view of Christ Be equipped to better teach and preach about Jesus’ divinity and humanity Be conversant with current challenges and debates in the area of Christology There are some subjects you can never out-study, and Christology is one of them. Any Christian who wants a greater appreciation for the work of our Lord and Savior, who wants to worship Him in spirit and truth, and who wants increased confidence in the church’s historic confessions concerning Him will delight in High King of Heaven.

SHADOW OF THE HIGH KING

Author : FRANK. DORRIAN
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Daughter of the High King

Author : Dee Morrison Meaney
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A Magical Retelling of a Love Story from the Ancient Hero Tales of Ireland

The Princess of Selgovae and the High King

Author : Bryce Gibby
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From Gaul, through Old Britannia, to the far shores of Iceland, an empire was established by the light and strength of primitive Christianity, opposed by malevolent forces. For half of a millennium the British Isles were ruled by Rome, until the Sixth Legion was recalled to the mainland. Without a united defense, the ancient Britons suffered unimaginable carnage as wave after wave of Picts, Angles, Saxons, and Frisians pillaged and conquered their land, ushering in an era of paganism. However, in the midst of this darkness there was one season of light, an interlude of peace. The Age of the Princess of Selgovae is not known by her name, but by the name of the High King who loved her. Arthurian legends are the supreme sagas of all time, surviving the maze of centuries-inspiring nobility and hope for a future utopia of like grandeur. In them are found examples of exceptional goodness and abysmal wickedness. Chivalry and love abound, as do the contrasts of barbarism and seduction. There are tales of courageous faith, rousing us to gallantry-and stories of the occult, fearfully warning of depths to which men and angels fall. There is distinctive style to the symbols and types of this era-kings and queens, immortals and demigods, wizards and witches, dragons and lions. Outside of Holy Writ, ancient histories are sparse and interwoven with myth. However, by carefully examining the worn cloth of ages we discover golden strands of hidden truth. In A Tetralogy of Tales are amazing stories, untold for centuries.

I Am a Daughter of the Most High King

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The High King s Vengeance

Author : Steven Poore
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"I am the Heir to the North." Malessar's curse is broken, the wards around Caenthell destroyed. The Warlock lies, exhausted and gravely wounded, in the rubble of his own house. And while the dire spirits that have been trapped behind his wards for centuries are unleashed into the world once more, Cassia is confined to a cell, deep in Galliarca's grand palace. Yet Caenthell calls to her, and Cassia must answer. As Heir to the North, the throne and the power behind it belong to her. But the twisted hunger of Caenthell's spirits appals her, and Cassia vows to do everything she can to defeat them. Now, Cassia must convince both Galliarca and Hellea that they have to stand against the resurrected High King of Caenthell. She must raise an army from nothing, forge uncertain alliances with princes and dragons, and fight her way into the heart of the North. And, if she is lucky, someone may live to tell her tale. "Fear Me."

Peregrine Secundus

Author : Avram Davidson
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Peregrine, bastard son of King Paladrine, thought he had trouble when he was transformed by a sorcerer into a falcon. In fact, his real troubles began when the prepubescent Princess Ruby changed him back into...well, almost a prince. A bastard. Whereupon he found himself dragged off by a dyspeptic dragon, smooched by a sphinx, wooed by the weefolk and finally appointed Sub-Imperial-sub-Legate, which is still not quote a prince, but somewhat more elegant than a bastard...

The Rise of the Ui Neill and the High kingship of Ireland

Author : Francis John Byrne
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The King Arthur Trilogy Book Three The Bloody Cup

Author : M. K. Hume
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From the author of The Merlin Prophecy, the historical trilogy that “appeals to those who thrill to Game of Thrones” (Kirkus Reviews)—the third installment in the epic, action-packed story of King Arthur. Celtic Britain is on the brink of collapse, and the kingdom’s bloodiest days are upon it. For many years, the people of Britain have enjoyed peace and prosperity under the reign of King Arthur. But Arthur is now weakening with age, and the seeds of discontent are being sown. Seeking to cleanse the land of Christian belief, dissenters need a symbol with which to legitimize their pagan claim and unite the malcontents. They seize upon the ancient Cup of Bishop Lucius of Glastonbury as a way of fragmenting Arthur’s hard-earned kingdom. The ultimate threat to Arthur’s rule lies far closer to home: his own kin will betray him. Celt will slay Celt and the rivers will run with blood. Will all be lost, or can Arthur conquer the mounting forces before it’s too late?

The High King The Chronicles of Prydain 5

Author : Lloyd Alexander
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In this fifth and final chronicle of Prydain the forces of good and evil meet in ultimate confrontation.