By George R. R. Martin,Robert Silverberg
An acclaimed anthology of unique brief novels through a few of the maximum writers in fable fiction, together with Terry Brooks, Diana Gabaldon, Neil Gaiman, George R. R. Martin, and Anne McCaffrey
alternatives up the place its illustrious predecessor left off. all the bestselling writers represented in Legends II
go back to the certain universe of the mind's eye that its writer has made well-known through the international. no matter if set ahead of or after occasions already acknowledged in other places, even if that includes liked characters or compelling new creations, those masterful brief novels are either spell binding stand-alones—perfect introductions to the paintings in their authors—and crucial additions to the epics on which they're based.
ROBIN HOBB returns to the world of the Elderlings with “Homecoming,” a robust story during which exiles despatched to colonize the Cursed shorelines locate themselves sinking into an intoxicating yet lethal dream . . . or is it a memory?
GEORGE R. R. MARTIN maintains the adventures of Dunk, a tender hedge knight, and his strange squire, Egg, in “The Sworn Sword,” set a iteration ahead of the occasions in A track of Ice and Fire.
ORSON SCOTT CARD tells a story of Alvin Maker and the powerful Mississippi, that includes a few ne’er-do-wells named Jim Bowie and Abe Lincoln, in “The Yazoo Queen.”
DIANA GABALDON turns to a major personality from her Outlander saga—Lord John Grey—in “Lord John and the Succubus,” a supernatural mystery set within the early days of the Seven Years War.
ROBERT SILVERBERG spins a captivating story of Majipoor’s early history—and distant future—as visible throughout the eyes of a dilettantish poet who discovers an unforeseen future in “The booklet of Changes.”
TAD WILLIAMS explores the unusual afterlife of Orlando Gardiner, from his Otherland saga, in “The Happiest lifeless Boy within the World.”
ANNE McCAFFREY shines a mild into the main mysterious and wondrous of all locations on Pern within the heartwarming “Beyond Between.”
RAYMOND E. FEIST turns from the good battles of the Riftwar to the tale of 1 soldier, a tender guy approximately to embark at the journey of his existence, in “The Messenger.”
ELIZABETH HAYDON tells of the destruction of Serendair and the destiny of its final defenders in “Threshold,” set on the finish of the 3rd Age of her Symphony of a while series.
NEIL GAIMAN offers us a glimpse into what befalls the guy known as Shadow after the occasions of his Hugo Award–winning novel American Gods in “The Monarch of the Glen.”
TERRY BROOKS provides an exhilarating epilogue to The Wishsong of Shannara in “Indomitable,” the story of Jair Ohmsford’s determined quest to accomplish the destruction of the evil Ildatch . . . armed purely with the magic of illusion.