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The Cold Commands

Richard K. Morgan

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With The Steel Remains, award-winning science fiction writer Richard K. Morgan turned his talents to sword and sorcery. The result: a genre-busting masterwork hailed as a milestone in contemporary epic fantasy. Now Morgan continues the riveting saga of Ringil Eskiath-Gil, for short-a peerless warrior whose love for other men has made him an outcast and pariah. Only a select few have earned the right to call Gil friend. One is Egar, the Dragonbane, a fierce Majak fighter who comes to respect a heart as savage and loyal as his own. Another is Archeth, the last remaining daughter of an otherworldly race called the Kiriath, who once used their advanced technology to save the world from the dark magic of the Aldrain-only to depart for reasons as mysterious as their arrival. Yet even Egar and Archeth have learned to fear the doom that clings to their friend like a grim shadow...or the curse of a bitter god. Now one of the Kiriath's uncanny machine intelligences has fallen from orbit-with a message that humanity faces a grave new danger (or, rather, an ancient one): a creature called the Illwrack Changeling, a boy raised to manhood in the ghostly between-world realm of the Grey Places, home to the Aldrain. A human raised as one of them-and, some say, the lover of one of their greatest warriors-until, in a time lost to legend, he was vanquished. Wrapped in sorcerous slumber, hidden away on an island that drifts between...

Language:

English

Narrators:

Simon Vance

Length:

16h 50m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:38


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

16:20


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

26:42


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:55


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

30:30


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

18:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

15:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

30:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

22:27


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

24:14


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:59


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

34:47


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

21:53


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

23:00


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

19:43


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

31:05


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

19:34


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

24:54


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

13:35


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

28:09


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

29:51


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

30:01


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

21:20


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

15:58


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

15:47


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

12:19


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

26:48


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

33:08


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

23:01


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

20:14


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

37:09


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

20:42


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

13:35


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

26:09


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

20:17


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

25:53


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

19:18


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

20:54


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

16:01


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

16:08


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

19:12


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

23:16


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

33:18


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

13:26


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

15:14


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

17:09


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

11:26


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

00:23