Faction Paradox: Warring States
 

No. 5 of 15 in the Faction Paradox books series
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By:Mags L. Halliday
Rating:   8.7  (15 votes)  Vote here
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When:  June 2005
Publisher:  Mad Norwegian Press
ISBN:0-9725959-8-8
Format: paperback
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Dragon Flies, Phoenix Dances

The Year of the Metal Rat has brought with it greed and self-preservation. The Everlasting Empire is dying, eaten up from within, and the young upstarts Britain and Russia are circling like carrion-birds, for crows of every nation are equally black. The peasant-sect of the Righteous Harmonious Fists attacks all foreign devils. In the capital, the ancient heart of the Empire, the Europeans are besieged by the Dragon Empress' army and the blood of a thousand Christian converts runs in the gutters.

When there is War in Heaven, there is War in the Land. A dagger can be concealed in a smile and this House of Paradox smiles often. Its servant here carries grief like dead petals in her hands and wakes the ancient spirits.

Their anger makes the sky weep blood, and we shall all pay dearly for her trespass.

Praise for Faction Paradox...

"In equal parts enraging and enlightening, fascinating and frustrating, infuriating and intriguing, marvellously epic and maddeningly elusive" — Enlightenment

"Promises to knock your socks off. (Because if it doesn't, then Faction will just go back in time and make your feet never exist. So there.)" — Ninth Art.com



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