By Terry Brooks
8 centuries in the past the 1st Knight of the observe used to be commissioned to wrestle the demonic evil of the Void. Now that daunting legacy has handed to John Ross--along with robust magic and the information that his activities are all that stand among a dwelling hell and humanity's future.
Then, after many years of carrier to the be aware, an unspeakable act of violence shatters John Ross's weary religion. Haunted through guilt, he turns his again on his dread reward, settling right down to construct a typical lifestyles, untroubled by means of demons and nightmares.
But a fallen Knight makes a tempting prize for the Void, that can bend the Knight's magic to its personal evil ends. And as soon as the demons on Ross's path song him to Seattle, neither he nor someone with reference to him could be secure. His in basic terms wish is Nest Freemark, a school pupil who wields a rare magic all her personal. 5 years previous, Ross had aided Nest whilst the way forward for humanity rested upon her selection among observe and Void. Now Nest needs to go back the prefer. She needs to restoration Ross's religion, or his life--and hers--will be forfeit . . .
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Went on the man as he looked carefully over the motor−cycle. "To Albany," answered Tom, and the moment the words were out of his mouth he wished he could recall them. All his suspicions regarding the tramp came back to him. But the ragged chap appeared to attach no significance to them. "Albany? " he asked. CHAPTER XI. A VINDICTIVE TRAMP 36 Tom Swift and His Motor−cycle "No, it's in New York," replied Tom, and then, to change the subject, he pulled out a half−dollar and handed it to the man. As he did so Tom noticed that the tramp had tattooed on the little finger of his left hand a blue ring.
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He had not gone more than a quarter of a mile, every step seeming harder than the preceding one, when he heard, from the woods close at his left hand, a gun fired. He jumped so that he nearly let the motor−cycle fall over, for a wild idea came into his head that the tramp had shot at him. With a quickly−beating heart the lad looked about him. " he mused. There was a crackling in the bushes and Tom, wondering what he might do to protect himself, looked toward the place whence the noise proceeded.
A Knight of the Word (The Word and the Void Trilogy, Book 2) by Terry Brooks