Shadowfall by James Clemens
Book One of the Godslayer Chronicles

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Four millennia have passed since the gods came to Myrillia, creating the nine lands of peace as a haven from the nightmarish, accursed Hinterlands.

In all this time nothing has disturbed the harmony of the nine lands.But now the goddess of the Summering Isles has been murdered. The only witness is Tylar de Noche, a crippled and disgraced former Shadowknight. As he holds the dying goddess, her last breath bestows a powerful blessing on him-a mark that heals his broken body. A mark that many see as proof that he killed a god. A mark that unleashes a powerful force of darkness within him.

Chased across Myrillia by enemies both human and ethereal, Tylar must uncover and face down a being powerful enough to kill an immortal-the true godslayer. For if he fails, all of Myrillia will fall into shadow.
 

About James Clemens

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James Clemens was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1961. With his three brothers and three sisters, he was raised in the Midwest and rural Canada. He attended the University of Missouri and graduated with a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1985. The lure of ocean, sun, and new horizons eventually drew him to the West Coast, where he established his veterinary practice in Sacramento, California. He is the author of Wit'ch Fire, Wit'ch Storm, Wit'ch War, and Wit'ch Star. Under the name James Rollins, he is also the author of the national bestseller Subterranean.
 
Published November 7, 2006 by Roc. 528 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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Fantasy Literature

And unfortunately Clemens falls prey to the villain’s dreaded monologue — the far too tired method of having a villain explain everything just before he’s about to kill the hero (have these people never seen what happens to the villains that do this?) The book comes to a resolution of battle but...

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The Zone

They are the spirit of their land and people and are served by Shadowknights, an elite force of warriors that Tylar used to belong to, until the murder that Tylar witnesses ignites chaos across the land.

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