The Weight of Blood by David Dalglish
(The Half-Orcs, Book 1)

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Fantasy author David Dalglish begins his series of the half-orc brothers, whose struggles will soon bathe the land of Dezrel in demon fire... Five hundred years ago, brother gods devastated their world with civil war. When they were imprisoned, their conflict ended without a victor. Centuries passed while their followers secretly continued the war, a war that will soon have an end. The gods have found their paragons. ------ Book Description: When half-bloods Harruq and Qurrah Tun pledged their lives to the death prophet Velixar, they sought only escape from their squalid beginnings. Instead, they become his greatest disciples, charged with leading his army of undead. While they prepare, Harruq trains with an elf named Aurelia, to whom he owes his life. She is a window into a better world, but as war spreads between the races, their friendship takes a dire turn. Velixar orders them to fight alongside the humans, changing Aurelia from friend to foe. To protect her, Harruq must turn against his brother and fight the killing nature of his orcish heritage. THE WEIGHT OF BLOOD by David Dalglish To side with one means to turn on another. No matter Harruq's decision, someone he loves will die. ------ About the Author: David Dalglish currently lives in rural Missouri with his wife Samantha, daughter Morgan, and dog Asimov. He graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2006 and currently devotes himself to perfecting his craft. He spends his free time playing racquetball and watching PBS with his daughter.

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David Dalglish is the author of the Shadowdance series, the Half-Orcs series, and many other popular works of fantasy. He currently lives in rural Missouri with his wife, Samantha, and daughters Morgan and Katherine. He graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2006 with a degree in mathematics and currently spends his free time playing not nearly enough Warhammer 40K.
Published January 31, 2010 by Eschaton Press. 228 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Religion & Spirituality. Fiction

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