By George R. R. Martin
THE e-book at the back of THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO sequence GAME OF THRONES
Few books have captivated the mind's eye and gained the devotion and compliment of readers and critics all over the place as has George R. R. Martin’s huge epic cycle of excessive delusion. Now, in A banquet for Crows, Martin supplies the long-awaited fourth e-book of his landmark sequence, as a nation torn asunder reveals itself finally on the point of peace . . . merely to be introduced on an excellent extra terrifying process destruction.
A dinner party FOR CROWS
It turns out too solid to be real. After centuries of sour strife and deadly treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated each other into an uneasy truce. Or so apparently. . . . With the dying of the colossal King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s touchdown. Robb Stark’s death has damaged the again of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered in the course of the state like seeds on barren soil. Few valid claims to the as soon as desperately sought Iron Throne nonetheless exist—or they're held in arms too vulnerable or too far-off to wield them successfully. The battle, which raged uncontrolled for therefore lengthy, has burned itself out.
But as within the aftermath of any climactic fight, it isn't lengthy sooner than the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters begin to assemble, opting for over the bones of the useless and combating for the spoils of the soon-to-be lifeless. Now within the Seven Kingdoms, because the human crows gather over a ceremonial dinner of ashes, bold new plots and unsafe new alliances are shaped, whereas marvelous faces—some standard, others purely simply appearing—are noticeable rising from an ominous twilight of prior struggles and chaos to soak up the demanding situations forward.
It is a time while the clever and the bold, the deceitful and the powerful will collect the talents, the facility, and the magic to outlive the stark and negative instances that lie ahead of them. it's a time for nobles and commoners, squaddies and sorcerers, assassins and sages to return jointly and stake their fortunes . . . and their lives. For at a ceremonial dinner for crows, many are the guests—but just a couple of are the survivors.
From the Hardcover edition.