RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 34499626 LA English T1 Valentine pontifex A1 Silverberg, Robert., PB HarperPrism PP New York, N.Y. YR 1996 SN 0061054860 9780061054860 AB The extraordinary story continues in this magnificent volume of the bestselling Majipoor Chronicles, begun in Lord Valentine's Castle. Now dark dreams disturb Lord Valentine's sleep -- a forewarning of the danger that threatens the peace of Majipoor. The Shapeshifters have set in motion a terrifying plan to regain their stolen world, their allies, and the ancient gods rising from their eons-long slumber beneath the oceans of the great planet. Suddenly Valentine faces the greatest crisis of his reign. Either he must plunge Majipoor into a bloody nightmare of war, plague, and chaos ... or surrender his life to the mercy of the vengeful Shapeshifters.