The Blackgod Author:J. Gregory Keyes A mythic tale of magic, passion, and primal power. — In the rich and tragic world beyond the River, magic springs from the elements--and danger, fear, and friendship each wait to claim their place in the grand design of life . . . — Everywhere the River God touched, he ruled. But the world beyond his reach was a dangerous riot of gods, ghosts, and... more » strange spirits. And in that ominous otherworld, Hezhi--the River's own daughter--fought to master the magic that was her birthright. Spurned, the River bent all his might and slumbrous cunning to the task of reclaiming his wayward child.
Only the Blackgod saw a way for Hezhi to defeat the River once and for all.
But the Blackgod was a creature of mystery and--perhaps--of limitless duplicity. To trust him might be the most perilous choice young Hezhi could make . . .« less