By K. J. Parker
K.J. Parker's Shadow begun a ground-breaking new sequence that takes myth into striking new territory. Now, with development, the intense tale of Poldarn takes a brand new form. In an international he doesn't recognize, Poldarn's destiny is doubtful. Pursued by way of invisible enemies and haunted through the demons of his prior, not anyone will be trusted—not even himself, it sort of feels. trying to piece jointly his personal existence from no matter what scattered fragments he can locate and desires that conceal up to they display has introduced him not anything yet hassle. Now all he craves is peace. yet will he locate it at the island he believes to be his formative years domestic? Or will this position carry extra terrors for him to confront?
About the Author
K. J. Parker is an writer of fable fiction. The identify is a pseudonym and the writer's precise id hasn't ever been printed. little or no is easily recognized approximately Parker, even his or her gender, and there was hypothesis as to his or her genuine name.
While Parker's tales occur in trade universes with invented geographies and histories, a few of the average positive aspects of delusion fiction equivalent to specific use of magic will not be current. The tales are inclined to have tragic subject matters with characters whose activities are by accident, eventually self-destructive.
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Dig Dig Dug (16) The caster can move aside or remove earth (not solid rock) at the rate of 50 cubic ft/Level/round for one turn (five combat rounds). ) Goldnose (15) Allows the caster to smell the scent of gold for one turn. ). Higher level increase the radius. Impotent Eye (15) Hides nature and/or level from others who may use an Omnipotent Eye. Mystic Ears (16) The caster can hear what is going on in another known location [clairaudience]. Lasts one (ten minute) turn. Mystic Visions (15) Similar to Mirage spell, allows some movement of image projected.
LEVEL 3: Requires minimum IQ 14, DEX 10. p. each. All Leathered-Up (4 per 1 Hit repaired) Repairs damage done to non-metal armor or weapons. Over 50% of the original material must be present for the spell to work. Assay (6) Accurately determines the value of precious metals & stones; also spots fakes and worthless items. Curses Foiled (7) Removes evil spells and curses of lower orders. Drop! (10) [Range 50’] This can affect any number of targets, so long as the total CHA (or MR) does not exceed the caster's IQ (higher levels double this limit).
There are no known limits to this spell, except that the other plane must be personally known to the caster. ) Fire Storm (55) A circular wave of raging flames spreads outward from the caster to a radius of 50 feet, doing (Intelligence × caster’s Level) damage and igniting everything that might conceivably burn. Higher levels double the damage or the radius. Ghost Glue (60) Temporarily binds a ghost (or the stolen spirit of a living person) into an object. The victim retains consciousness, but cannot employ or exhibit any powers.