Don't miss this epic tale of magic and warriors in a desperate race against superior forces to save the center of all civilization.
The vastness of the deep desert holds the secret of the thousand year old temple of the forgotten Goddess Narine. Young Crystal Warrior Darian discovers the temple but the Crystal, center of civilization, is under magical attack by unknown forces. Darian vows to return to finish their quest for a third hidden obelisk, which will allow them entry into the chamber of the Twelve Tablets. Recalled from the fartherest lands Crystal warriors gather together to battle a force four times their number. But time is short. It may be that their only choice is a horrendous, devastating weapon band long ago. They may be forced to use it!
Tarina - known as Awiel of the Dance, is a sexy and talented Veil Dancer and Crystal Seeress. Born of the desert, her physical and crystal magic abilities belie her youth.
Rowan - captain of the Crystal Warrior Elite. His task is to organize an army from few resources to battle four times their number. The horrors he must use to save the Crystal are devastating
Darian - a young Crystal Warrior who explores the vastness of the deep desert and discovers an ancient temple. The ways he learns from his deep desert friends serve him well.
Rashid - a rich mercenary of the deep desert and fellow explorer who leads the group that discovers the ancient temple.
Many others play important roles in this tale of villans and heroes.
Don't miss this tale of magic and warriors and daring deeds!
***** This story held my interest. I'd recommend it. ·· Constant @Amazon
***** More of the same characters I loved in the first book and more. I loved the story. I'd recommend it. ·· JD King
***** The power of the Crystal and the power of the crystal warriors makes for a great battle scene. Tarina is one tough and beautiful young lady. ·· W.R. Masters
***** Excellent story. I devoured this book in a day and a half... Overall, I enjoyed the banter between the various characters, the insight into the hierarchy of the Crystal City, and, of course, the intrigue behind the battle between the forces of good and evil. Well done!. ·· Patricia Hamill on Goodreads
About the author
R.L. Kiser is the author of the Tales of the Crystal trilogy, The Prophecy of Tara (A Mystical Fantasy), the Educated Injun series, and Exile-A SciFi Adventure, which received a five star review and made the first cut in the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards.
Born in Idaho, raised in Arizona, grew up in Los Angeles he's a Vietnam Veteran, been a musician, a Hollywood taxi driver, a computer programmer, a single parent, and ran his own Internet marketing business. He holds an associate's degree in computer science.
He's currently hiding in Sparks, Nevada with three computers, three bicycles, a recumbent trike, and an '02 Mercedes SUV (no, that does not stand for Small Ugly Vehicle) from the ATF, CIA, DEA, DMV, DOD, DOT, IRS, ONI, VFW, and FBI, but the NSA knows where he is.