Summary

The Known World is a sprawling realm ruled by mortals, protected by gods, and plied by magicians and warriors, merchants and beggars, royals and scoundrels. In Kaul, the Council of Mothers upholds the great Ancestress; Odrel, the god of Sadness, unites the suffering of the Upper Kingdoms; and everywhere the lethal minions of Zuïa, the cold-blooded judiciary goddess, do her fearsome bidding. But for all the Known World’s wonders and terrors, what has endured most powerfully is the legacy of Ji. Emissaries from every nation - the grand Goranese Empire; desolate, frozen Arkary; cosmopolitan Lorelia; and beyond - followed an enigmatic summons. Some never returned; others were never the same. Blessed and burdened with a staggering secret, the survivors passed their newfound knowledge down through the generations. But now the last of their heirs - and the surpassing wisdom they possess - face a deadly threat. The time has come to fight for ultimate enlightenment…or fall to infinite darkness.
©2013 Pierre Grimbert (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Raquel on 08-09-17

six heirs

captivating, i really enjoyed the story. going to read the next one now. im so eager to see where this leads

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By Lawrence Kameen on 17-01-15

Great narration and fun story

Love the narration!! Will definitely be getting the next books. The characters are somewhat stereotypically written and feels like they are the perfect compliments to each other in the manner of which they act.

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