Fantasy author David Dalglish begins his series of the half-orc brothers, whose struggles will soon bathe the land of Dezrel in demon fire... Five hundred years ago, brother gods devastated their world with civil war. When they were imprisoned, their conflict ended without a victor.... read more
When half-bloods Harruq and Qurrah Tun pledged their lives to the death prophet Velixar, they sought only escape from their squalid beginnings. Instead, they become his greatest disciples, charged with leading his army of undead. While they prepare, Harruq trains with an elf named Aurelia, to... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
When half-bloods Harruq and Qurrah Tun pledged their lives to the death prophet Velixar, they sought only escape from their squalid beginnings. Instead, they become his greatest disciples, charged with leading his army of undead. While they prepare, Harruq trains with an elf named Aurelia, to whom he owes his life. She is a window into a better world, but as war spreads between the races their friendship takes a dire turn. Velixar orders them to fight alongside the humans, changing Aurelia from friend to foe. To protect her, Harruq must turn against his brother and fight the killing nature of his orcish heritage. THE WEIGHT OF BLOOD by David Dalglish To side with one means to turn on another. No matter Harruq's decision, someone he loves will die.
“...death...death has a way of teaching us things.”Qurrah
“Life is for those who take it.”Qurrah
“Never forget this shame...Let it burn in you. Let it be a reminder of what I have always said. We are better, superior. Never feel guilt at what we do to them, for you see what they would do to us.”Qurrah
“Take pride in all you do...Only then will you improve.”Qurrah
“The truth is always enough, even for those who walk in darkness.”Velixar
“You and I will destroy the world side by side. We will lay waste to all life and put absolute order upon every last soul.”Velixar
“There are multiple sides to all men, for only the insane and dull contain just one facet to their being.”Dieredon
“Only in absolute emptiness is there order...And I will bring order.”Velixar
“It is a sad age when conquerors are seen as warmongering butchers and the cowards backed into corners are seen as the true heroes.”Velixar
“The blessings of gods linger in those who fight and fall valiantly.”Velixar
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