THE EYE embodies the spirit of adventure in a richly drawn fantasy world where city-states wrestle for power in the void left by a fallen empire. It is a time of political intrigue, of swordplay and the warmongering of kings. A place where religiousMoreTHE EYE embodies the spirit of adventure in a richly drawn fantasy world where city-states wrestle for power in the void left by a fallen empire.
It is a time of political intrigue, of swordplay and the warmongering of kings. A place where religious fanaticism meets more liberal minded cultures head on in bloody conflagration. Yet within this world is another, more intimate, realm where the human spirit endeavours to conquer new heights. It is a time of opportunity and change, where fortunes can rise and fall on the whim of Fate. Where love can surface from the most unlikely of sources.A SERIOUSLY INJURED white man blunders into a small village on the edge of the Jungle of Keresh.
His body bears injuries that the primitive People of the Purple Blossom know and dread. Despite their fears, however, they take him into their village and attempt to heal him.Meanwhile in a narrow valley just outside the old Tynasian fortress city of Clos Ryniere, two armies face one another. At the head of the defending forces sits a young general, Tass Harmon. He faces the massed ranks of the blue-clad warrior-priests of Lanca whose fanatical beliefs and warlike goddess have led them to wage war across the face of civilisation.Tass skill as a leader, along with the bravery and determination of his men, bring him victory.
But even as he revels in the glory that accompanies it he finds himself drawn aside by the king and charged with a personal quest. The kings son, Prince Reybold, disappeared two months earlier while searching for the legendary Eye of Humos and now one of those who went with him has returned. The man is half-mad and almost dead from exhaustion yet able to warn Tass not to follow. Tass, however, has no intention of taking the advice.This is the first instalment of Robert J Clarks epic fantasy adventure set in his wholly unique Tynasian universe.
For lovers of heroic fantasy spanning a vast, dynamic vista this, and the other volumes in the series, are a must.