Three (The Godslayer Cycle Book 3)

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Books by Ron Glick:

 

Godslayer Cycle

One
Two
Three

 

Chaos Rising

Tarinel's Song
Immortal's Discord
Stranger's Silence
(July, 2016)

 

Oz – Wonderland

The Wizard In Wonderland
Dorothy Through the Looking Glass
The Wonderful Alice of Oz
The Marvelous Neverland of Oz
(January, 2016)

 

Trivia Books

Ron El's Comic Book Trivia Volumes 1- 12
 

Other Works

U.S. Political Prisoner Since 2004

 

 

 

 

 

The Godslayer Cycle

 

Three

 

by

 

Ron Glick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Dedication

 

To Tanath,

The real immortal beauty
which inspired the legend.

 

&

 

To John,

Still lost,
still searching for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright © Ron Glick, 2015

Cover Art and Design by Laura Gordon (www.bookcovermachine.wordpress.com)

ISBN #:
1514616580
  -  ISBN-13 #:
 
978-1514616581

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Map  of  Na'Ril
             
5

Glossary
             
7

What has come before...
             
15

Prologue
             
29

Chapter 1
             
46

Chapter 2
             
62

Chapter 3
             
79

Chapter 4
             
95

Chapter 5
             
111

Chapter 6
             
128

Chapter 7
             
145

Chapter 8
             
161

Chapter 9
             
176

Chapter 10
             
192

Chapter 11
             
211

Chapter 12
             
229

Chapter 13
             
244

Chapter 14
             
259

Chapter 15
             
274

Chapter 16
             
290

Chapter 17
             
306

Chapter 18
             
321

Chapter 19
             
337

Chapter 20
             
352

Epilogue
             
369

About the Author
             
384

 

 

Map  of  Na'Ril

 

 

Glossary

Old Gods – The Pantheon

 

Airek             
              God and Goddess of Charity and Greed, Master                            and Mistress of Benevolence.

Charith
              God and Goddess of Life and Death, Mistress and                             Master of Mortality.

Dariel
                            God and Goddess of Truth and Deception, Baron                             and Baroness of the Dark.

Elgoth
              God and Goddess of Knowledge and Mystery,                             Steward and Stewardess of Learning.

Karmel
              God and Goddess of Magic and Chance, Lady and                             Lord of Fortune.

Lendus
                God and Goddess of Bounty and Famine,
                            Guardian of the Grail.

Malik
                God and Goddess of War and Peace, Lord and                             Lady of Strife.

Naris
                              God and Goddess of Love and Hate, Maiden and                             Champion of the Heart.

Sarla
                              God and Goddess of Land and Sky, Empress and                             Emperor of the Day.

The New Order
The Greater Powers

 

Anlar
                            God of the Hunt, aka, the Hunter
Alana
                            Goddess of the Moon
Ava
                                          God of the Sun, aka, the Sun God
Belask                                         
Goddess of the Unseen
Corus
                              God of Knowledge
Davini
                              Goddess of Soil
, aka, Maiden of the Soil

Eariel                                         
Goddess of Wisdom
                           

Elevan
                              Goddess of Death

Faetious
                              God of Deception

Galanor
                              God of Harvest
, aka, Knight of the Fields

Galentine
                            God of Hono
r (deceased)

Imery
                            Goddess of Truth (deceased)

Kalrios
                            God of the Sea

Kartar
                            God of War

Kelvor
                              God of Justice
(deceased)

Looris
                                          Goddess of Fertility

Mastron
                              God of Storm
, aka, the Stormlord

Orlicia                           
Goddess of the Dream

Praelis                                         
Goddess of Memory

Quines                           
God of Health

Shariel                           
Goddess of Purity

Thelug                           
God of the Beasts

Urlock
                              God of Mountains
, aka, the Mountain King

Zantel
                              God of Merchants

The Lesser Powers

 

Ankor
                              God of Mischief, aka, the Prankster.

Daerma
                              Goddess of Dreams

Enuchek
                              Goddess of Mystery

Laer
                                          God of Darkness

Seree
                                          Goddess of Charm

Srell
                                            God of Shadow

Wronri
                              Goddess of Seduction

Other Gods

Bracken                           
The dwarven God of Hillfire (Lava).                                            (deceased)

Opopu                                         
A mysterious, raven-headed being

The Mortals

 

Aaron
                                Officer in Carland Army.  Marshal of                                             Justin Surelake.

Aliban Stinhauf
                Father of Mariabelle.  Grandfather of                                             Geoffrey.

Alisia                                           
Bearer of
Three
.  Thirteen years old.

Alsen                                            
Mercenary.  Derek's younger brother.

Aris
                                              Captain of
The Gull-Griffin.

Avery
                                            Self-Proclaimed God.  Bearer of
One.

Bracken Hillfire
                  Dwarf.  Proprietor of Wyrm's Fang                                               Tavern.

Brea
                                                aka, Lillian.  Priestess of Imery.

Derik
                                              Mercenary.  Alsen's older brother.                                                Rendered an imbecile by Brea.

Erias                                             
Priestess of Zantel. Ordered Maribel                                               Goodsmith stoned to death.

Faerun
                                Avery's former apprenticeship master.

Ferdinand Lurion                  
Game player, tried to cheat young                                                             Nathaniel Goodsmith. Sent Erias to                                               Oaken Wood.

Gelda Stonerichter                 
Sister of Bracken Hillfire.

Gelfer Stronerichter                 
Bracken Hillfire's father, a patriarch of                                               the Kelmic Clan.

Geoffrey Goodsmith
     Son of Nathaniel and Mariabelle.                                                             Grandson of Aliban.

Gerelda                               
Erias' mother, barmaid.

Gravin
                                  Mutineer.  Wielder of
Two

(deceased)

Hamil
                                              Avery's scribe.  Ankor in disguise.

Helmen Stonerichter                 
Bracken Hillfire's true name.

Justin Surelake
                  aka, Justin I, aka, Lord Justin.  King of                                               Carland.

Lartien             
                  Master of Avery's guard.

Lelferm Stonerichter   
Next eldest brother of Bracken Hillfire,                                               framed Bracken Hillfire for patracide.
             

Loris                                             
Mercenary guard employed by Avery.

Mansel
                                Innkeep in Scollhaven.  Father of Viola.

Mariabelle Goodsmith
Wife of Nathaniel.  Mother of Geoffrey.                                                Daughter of Aliban.
Namesake of                                                             Maribel.
 
(deceased)

Maribel Goodsmith
                    Nathaniel Goodsmith's mother.                                                              Druidess.
(deceased)

Martin                               
Mysterious follower of Avery's from the                                               future.

Nalen                                             
Mercenary guard employed by Avery.

Nathaniel Goodsmith
   Pantheon's Avatar.  Father of Geoffrey.                                                Husband of Mariabelle.  Son of Maribel.

Olric Stinhauf                 
Son of Aliban. Brother to Mariabelle                                               Goodsmith.

Olsef
                                              Of the first men.  Made covenant with                                               the Pantheon.

Rantell
                                  Priest of Anlar.  Murdered Faerun.                                                Branded Avery.

Timolth Stonerichter   
Eldest brother of Bracken Hillfire.
                           

Viola
                                              Daughter of Mansel.  Avery's                                                             lover/wife.

The Immortals

 

Constant (The)
              aka, El'ba Ilitro.  One of the trinity of                                           powers in addition to the Eternal and                                           Infinite – Recently came into his power,                                           physical form resists any change.

Dart Herasdaughter
              aka, Alalya Mirnette.  Demi-God with                                           ability to teleport anywhere on Na'Ril.                                            400 years old.

Eternal (The)
              aka, phoenix, fenhuang, aka, garuda.  One                                           of the trinity of powers in addition to the                                           Constant and Infinite – Guardian of the                                           First City, moving back through time.

Farius                                         
A mysterious member of the Conclave,                                           Tanath's contact in Surenport.

Player (The)                           
aka, Laris Montise.  Demi-God                                                         specializing in games of chance, “decades”                                           old.

Tanath                           
Demi-God, possessing the power to                                                         duplicate her body, eighty years old.

Witness (The)
              Demi-God, awareness of all things                                                         destined to happen.  600 years old.

Locations

Amber (The)                            
A crystalline mass encasing the First City.

Brightening                           
A southern town.

Carland
                              Kingdom bordering Wildelands to the                                           west, founded by Justin I twenty years ago.

Drae Elbus                           
Lost city of utopian lore, target of many                                           delving companies, guarded by the Knights                                           of Drae Elbus

Eastern Reach
                Military zone bordering eastern side of                                           Wildelands.

Ecelor
                              Seaside town.

First City
                              Legendary genesis of where all mortals'                                           existence began on Na'Ril.

Kellenburg
                              Avery's hometown.

Levitz
                              Coastal community.  City taken by Gravin
.

Loru
                                            The Constant's homeland (somewhere in                                           the Western Realms).

Na'Ril
                              World's name.

Oaken Wood
                Nathaniel Goodsmith's hometown.

Pavilion                           
Central plateau of power for the Pantheon,                                           located on an astral plane.

Purtsy
                              City-state in Welshire, hometown of                                                         Gravin.

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