By C. S. Friedman
The Coldfire trilogy tells a narrative of discovery and conflict opposed to evil on a planet the place a strength of nature exists that's able to reshaping the area in accordance with psychic stimulus. This terrifying strength, very like magic, has the ability to prey upon the human brain, drawing forth a person's worst nightmare pictures or so much valuable goals and indiscriminately giving them existence. this is often the tale of 2 males: one, a warrior priest able to sacrifice something and every little thing for the reason for humanity's development; the opposite, a sorcerer who has survived for numerous centuries by means of a complete submission to evil. they're absolute enemies who needs to unite to beat an evil more than whatever their global has ever recognized.
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