So, get this, my fellow listeners, the irresistible saga continues in this thrilling follow-up to Scholar. We find ourselves back in the intriguing world created by the ingenious mind of L. E. Modesitt Jr., with the charismatic voice of William Dufris guiding us through this epic adventure. Hold on tight, folks, because things are about to take a dramatic turn.
Our beloved protagonist, Quaeryt, has just pulled off a heroic feat by uncovering a diabolical coup and preventing a blood-soaked civil war. And, guess what? He's been appointed as none other than the princeps of Tilbor! Pretty impressive, right? But wait, there's more!
Now, picture this: Quaeryt, second only to the governor, is basking in the glory of his well-deserved position. Oh, and let's not forget his newfound marital bliss with the enchanting Vaelora, who just so happens to be Lord Bhayar's youngest sister. Life couldn't be sweeter, could it?
But hold on to your seats, my friends, because trouble is brewing. You see, a catastrophic volcanic eruption has laid waste to the ancient capital of Telaryn. The devastation is unimaginable, and the chaos is overwhelming. In a blink of an eye, Quaeryt and his enchanting wife are whisked away to Extela, the vibrant city that serves as Telaryn's new capital.
Their mission? To restore order to this city teeming with corruption and tumult, and they must do it with utmost haste. But that's not all! The regiment under Quaeryt's command must also venture forth to safeguard Telaryn's borders against a neighboring ruler who sees this catastrophic event as the perfect excuse for invasion and conquest. Talk about a double whammy!
So, join me on this exhilarating journey as we plunge headfirst into the treacherous world of power, love, and unparalleled danger. Get ready to lose yourself in the enthralling tale meticulously crafted by L. E. Modesitt Jr. and masterfully narrated by the incomparable William Dufris. This audiobook, with a runtime of a whopping 18 hours and 0 minutes, will keep you at the edge of your seat until the very last word. Buckle up, my friends, because the adventure awaits!