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Baptism of fire

Author: Andrzej Sapkowski; David French, (Translator)
Publisher: New York, NY : Orbit, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, in the uproar, Geralt was seriously injured. The Witcher is supposed to be a guardian of the innocent, a protector of those in need, a defender against powerful and dangerous monsters that prey on men in dark times.But now that dark times have fallen upon the world, Geralt is helpless until he has recovered from his injuries.While war rages across all of the lands,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Paranormal fiction
Novels
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrzej Sapkowski; David French, (Translator)
ISBN: 9780316219181 0316219185
OCLC Number: 860755408
Language Note: Translated from the Polish.
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Gollancz"--Title page verso.
Description: 389 pages ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Chrzest ognia.
Responsibility: Andrzej Sapkowski ; translated by David French.

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The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, in the uproar, Geralt was seriously injured. The Witcher is supposed to be a guardian of the innocent, a protector of those in need, a defender against powerful and dangerous monsters that prey on men in dark times.But now that dark times have fallen upon the world, Geralt is helpless until he has recovered from his injuries.While war rages across all of the lands, the future of magic is under threat and those sorcerers who survive are determined to protect it. It's an impossible situation in which to find one girl - Ciri, the heiress to the throne of Cintra, has vanished - until a rumor places her in the Niflgaard court, preparing to marry the Emperor.Injured or not, Geralt has a rescue mission on his hands.The Witcher returns in this action-packed sequel to The Time of Contempt.

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