The Great Ordeal

Author(s): R. Scott Bakker
Series: Aspect-Emperor Series No: 3
Genre: Fantasy
Imprint: Sci-Fi Audio
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (21.22 hours)
Product Number: Z05025
Released: Jul 19, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781464038228
Narrator/s: Kevin Orton
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The much-anticipated third installment of R. Scott Bakker's acclaimed series, The Aspect-Emperor Praised by fans and critics worldwide, R. Scott Bakker has become one of the most celebrated voices in fantasy literature. With The Great Ordeal, Bakker presents the long-anticipated third volume of The Aspect-Emperor, a series that stands with the finest in the genre for its grandiose scope, rich detail, and thrilling story. As Fanim war-drums beat just outside the city, the Empress Anasurimbor Esmenet searches frantically throughout the palace for her missing son Kelmomas. Meanwhile and many miles away, Esmenet's husband's Great Ordeal continues its epic march further north. But in light of dwindling supplies, the Aspect-Emperor's decision to allow his men to consume the flesh of fallen Sranc could have consequences even He couldn't have foreseen. And, deep in Ishual, the wizard Achamian grapples with his fear that his unspeakably long journey might be ending in emptiness, no closer to the truth than when he set out. The Aspect-Emperor series follows Bakker's Prince of Nothing saga, returning to the same world twenty years later. The Great Ordeal follows The Judging Eye and The White-Luck Warrior, and delivers the first half of the conclusion to this epic story. Returning to Bakker's richly imagined universe of myth, violence, and sorcery, The Aspect-Emperor continues to set the bar for the fantasy genre, reaching new heights of intricacy and meaning.


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The Great Ordeal
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Product Number:Z05025

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Author(s): R. Scott Bakker
Narrator(s): Kevin Orton
Genre: Fantasy
Product Number DF0068
Released: Aug 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
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Product Number EB00759027
Released: May 10, 2019
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