The Drenai King is dead - murdered by a ruthless assassin. Enemy troops swarm into Drenai lands. Their orders are simple - kill every man, woman and child. But there is hope. Stalked by men who act like beasts and beasts that walk like men, the warrior Waylander must journey into the shadow-haunted lands of the Nadir to find the legendary Armour of Bronze. With this he can turn the tide. But can he be trusted? For he is Waylander the Slayer. The traitor who killed the King...
All of Waylander's instincts had screamed at him to spurn the contract from Kaem the cruel, the killer of nations. But he had ignored them. He had made his kill. And even as he went to collect his gold, he knew that he had been betrayed. Now the Dark Brotherhood and the hounds of chaos were hunting him, even as Kaem's armies waged war on the Drenai lands, intent on killing every man, woman, and child. The Drenai soldiers were doomed to ultimate defeat, and chaos would soon reign. Then a strange old man told Waylander that the only way to turn the tide of battle would be for Waylander himself to retrieve the legendary Armor of Bronze from its hiding place deep within a shadow-haunted land. He would be hunted. He was certain to fail. But he must try, the old man commanded--commanded in the name of his son, the king, who had been slain by an assassin... Waylander was the most unlikely of heroes--for he was a traitor, the Slayer who had killed the king...
Hero In The Shadows
Thousands of years ago the city of Kuan Hador, a place steeped in evil, was defeated by a vast army of mystic warriors, the Enemy banished beyond the Gateway between Worlds. Spells of enormous power sealed the Gateway. Now, in the Duchy of Kydor, two thousand miles from the lands of the Drenai, icy mists begin to form around the ruins of Kuan Hador. Awesome Beasts stalk the hills and forests. The spells are fading, the days of blood drawing nearer. Beyond the Gateway the vengeful armies of Kuan Hador await. And where years before a host stood against the Enemy, now only a handful of warriors prepare to face it once more. Kysumu the Swordsman, last of a dying breed, Yu Yu Liang, the ditch digger, Ustarte, the Beast-Priestess, and the mysterious Waylander. Together they must solve an ancient mystery, which will bring the dead to life for a final battle outside Time. But first Waylander must find a way to kill a man who cannot die.
High in the wooded, peaked mountains of Skeln, the woodsman, Dakeyras, and his beautiful daughter Miriel, live a life of harmonious solitude. Unbeknown to them, a group of grim-eyed, bloodthirsty warriors stalk the mountains. Men who have never known defeat, to whom revenge and torture are meat and drink. For ten thousand in gold they are eager to kill the woodsman. Battle-hardened warriors all, they have no fear of this task - they should have. For Miriel is a woman of fire and iron, skilled with bow and blade and taught her skills by one of the deadliest killers of all time . . . Her father, Dakeyras, better known as Waylander the Slayer.
The Question of Evil in David Andrew Gemmell s Waylander Series
In this diploma thesis, I tackle the ancient question of what evil is in general and how it is portrayed in the Waylander fantasy book series by David Gemmell. In the first part of the diploma thesis, I introduce David Gemmell and describe how he fits into the genre of literary fantasy. Then I present the genre of fantasy and the sub-genres of fantasy that Gemmell belongs to. In the second part of the diploma thesis, I describe historic and contemporary approaches of philosophy, sociology, and religion to evil. I conclude the second part with the formulation of the analysis criteria. In the third part, I present the methodology for analysing nine prominent series characters. After combining the covered theory with the results of the analysis, I conclude this diploma thesis by providing a definitive answer to both main questions of what evil is and how David Gemmell portrays it.
Le Roi de Drenaï a été assassiné. Une armée d'envahisseurs déferle sur le pays, avec pour mot d'ordre de tuer hommes, femmes et enfants. Mais tout espoir n'est pas perdu. Il repose sur les épaules de celui que la nation surnomme Waylander. Seul, il va s'aventurer en territoire nadir pour retrouver la célèbre Armure de Bronze, symbole de liberté. Mais peut-on faire confiance à ce Waylander ?... Après tout, est lui qui a assassiné le roi.
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Waylander dei Drenai
Un sicario professionista uccide Niallad, sovrano Drenai ed erede del leggendario Orien, il re Guerriero. Il regno, che Niallad aveva incoscientemente disarmato, è allo sbando. Un’orda di guerrieri senza scrupoli, i segugi del Caos, invade le terre dei Drenai, seminando orrore e morte. Tutto ciò mentre una diabolica e oscura Fratellanza cospira nell’ombra. I guerrieri Drenai in grado di opporsi agli invasori sono pochi e l’unica loro speranza è che venga al più presto ritrovata la gloriosa Armatura di Bronzo che Orien indossava in battaglia e ormai perduta. Toccherà a Waylander il mercenario avventurarsi, in compagnia del giovane sacerdote Dardalion, alla ricerca del prezioso cimelio. Il tempo non è dalla loro parte e Waylander porta con sé un pericoloso segreto: è lui il sicario che ha ucciso Re Niallad!
In the Realm of the Wolf
Enter the extraordinary, action-filled world that became Legend-- as the exciting Drenai adventure continues to unfold . . . A mighty warrior and a feared assassin among the Drenai, Waylander the Slayer is now a man hunted by his own people--with a fortune in gold offered as grim reward for his murder. But this is only one of many evils closing in on Waylander and his daughter, Miriel, the beautiful and deadly Battle Queen of Kar-Barzac. For, once separated, father and daughter face certain death as the sorcerers and demons, soldiers and shamans of three empires summon their blackest, most destructive powers in an effort to annihilate these two most gifted Drenai warriors. From the Paperback edition.
Gathered together for the first time in one mega volume: THE LEGEND OF DEATHWALKER, WINTER WARRIORS and the Sunday Times bestseller HERO IN THE SHADOWS, with new introductions by the author of each novel.