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The Heart of What Was Lost - A Novel of Osten Ard

Tad Williams

New York Times-bestselling Tad Williams' ground-breaking epic fantasy saga of Osten Ard begins an exciting new cycle! The perfect introduction to the epic fantasy world of Osten Ard, The Heart of What Was Lost is Tad Williams' follow-up to his internationally bestselling landmark trilogy. Osten Ard inspired a generation of modern fantasy writers, including George R.R. Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, and Christopher Paolini, and defined Tad Williams as one of the most important fantasy writers of our time. A NOVEL OF OSTEN ARD At the end of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Ineluki the Storm King, an undead spirit of horrifying, demonic power, came within moments of stopping Time itself and obliterating humankind. He was defeated by a coalition of mortal men and women joined by his own deathless descendants, the Sithi. In the wake of the Storm King's fall, Ineluki's loyal minions, the Norns, dark cousins to the Sithi, choose to flee the lands of men and retreat north to Nakkiga, their ancient citadel within the hollow heart of the mountain called Stormspike. But as the defeated Norns make their way to this last haven, the mortal Rimmersman Duke Isgrimnur leads an army in pursuit, determined to end the Norns' attacks and defeat their ageless Queen Utuk'ku for all time. Two southern soldiers, Porto and Endri, joined the mortal army to help achieve this ambitious goal-though as they venture farther and farther into the frozen north, braving the fierce resistance and deadly magics of the retreating Norns, they cannot help but wonder what they are doing so very far from home. Meanwhile, the Norns must now confront the prospect of extinction at the hands of Isgrimnur and his mortal army. Viyeki, a leader of the Norns' military engineers, the Order of Builders, desperately seeks a way to help his people reach their mountain-and then stave off the destruction of their race. For the two armies will finally clash in a battle to be remembered as the Siege of Nakkiga; a battle so strange and deadly, so wracked with dark enchan

New York Times-bestselling Tad Williams' ground-breaking epic fantasy saga of Osten Ard begins an exciting new cycle! The perfect introduction to the epic fantasy world of Osten Ard, The Heart of What Was Lost is Tad Williams' follow-up to his internationally bestselling landmark trilogy. Osten Ard inspired a generation of modern fantasy writers, including George R.R. Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, and Christopher Paolini, and defined Tad Williams as one of the most important fantasy writers of our time. A NOVEL OF OSTEN ARD At the end of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Ineluki the Storm King, an undead spirit of horrifying, demonic power, came within moments of stopping Time itself and obliterating humankind. He was defeated by a coalition of mortal men and women joined by his own deathless descendants, the Sithi. In the wake of the Storm King's fall, Ineluki's loyal minions, the Norns, dark cousins to the Sithi, choose to flee the lands of men and retreat north to Nakkiga, their ancient citadel within the hollow heart of the mountain called Stormspike. But as the defeated Norns make their way to this last haven, the mortal Rimmersman Duke Isgrimnur leads an army in pursuit, determined to end the Norns' attacks and defeat their ageless Queen Utuk'ku for all time. Two southern soldiers, Porto and Endri, joined the mortal army to help achieve this ambitious goal-though as they venture farther and farther into the frozen north, braving the fierce resistance and deadly magics of the retreating Norns, they cannot help but wonder what they are doing so very far from home. Meanwhile, the Norns must now confront the prospect of extinction at the hands of Isgrimnur and his mortal army. Viyeki, a leader of the Norns' military engineers, the Order of Builders, desperately seeks a way to help his people reach their mountain-and then stave off the destruction of their race. For the two armies will finally clash in a battle to be remembered as the Siege of Nakkiga; a battle so strange and deadly, so wracked with dark enchan
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New York Times-bestselling Tad Williams' ground-breaking epic fantasy saga of Osten Ard begins an exciting new cycle! The perfect introduction to the epic fantasy world of Osten Ard, The Heart of What Was Lost is Tad Williams' follow-up to his internationally bestselling landmark trilogy. Osten Ard inspired a generation of modern fantasy writers, including George R.R. Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, and Christopher Paolini, and defined Tad Williams as one of the most important fantasy writers of our time. A NOVEL OF OSTEN ARD At the end of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Ineluki the Storm King, an undead spirit of horrifying, demonic power, came within moments of stopping Time itself and obliterating humankind. He was defeated by a coalition of mortal men and women joined by his own deathless descendants, the Sithi. In the wake of the Storm King's fall, Ineluki's loyal minions, the Norns, dark cousins to the Sithi, choose to flee the lands of men and retreat north to Nakkiga, their ancient citadel within the hollow heart of the mountain called Stormspike. But as the defeated Norns make their way to this last haven, the mortal Rimmersman Duke Isgrimnur leads an army in pursuit, determined to end the Norns' attacks and defeat their ageless Queen Utuk'ku for all time. Two southern soldiers, Porto and Endri, joined the mortal army to help achieve this ambitious goal-though as they venture farther and farther into the frozen north, braving the fierce resistance and deadly magics of the retreating Norns, they cannot help but wonder what they are doing so very far from home. Meanwhile, the Norns must now confront the prospect of extinction at the hands of Isgrimnur and his mortal army. Viyeki, a leader of the Norns' military engineers, the Order of Builders, desperately seeks a way to help his people reach their mountain-and then stave off the destruction of their race. For the two armies will finally clash in a battle to be remembered as the Siege of Nakkiga; a battle so strange and deadly, so wracked with dark enchan

Language:

English

Narrators:

Andrew Wincott

Length:

9h 38m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:19


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:18


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:51


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

09:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:22


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:41


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:36


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:59


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:15


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:45


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:51


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:23


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:24


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:30


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:58


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:35


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:34


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:21


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:06


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:53


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:49


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:56


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:26


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:13


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:56


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:32


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:15


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:53


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:13


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:32


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:01


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:56


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:23


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:56


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:56


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:35


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:29


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:18


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:24


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:12


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:53


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:46


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:27


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:26


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:56


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:14


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:15


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:11


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:18


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:52


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:49


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:12


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:11


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:59


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:12


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:01


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:18


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:54


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

09:02


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:59


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:34


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:54


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:57


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:25


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:37


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:41


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:02


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:32


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:58


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

07:03


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:53


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

08:03


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:05


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:19


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

03:46


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:29


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:32


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:50


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:20


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:56


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:24


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:01


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:28


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:26


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:26


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:06


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:58


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:49


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:19


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

00:35