The Elder Gods

The Elder Gods

Book - 2003
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New series, new world, and a glorious story destined to reach the biggest audience yet. The Dreamers teeter on the brink of divinity. They have the power to change the world with their dreams. They look like children. They are, in fact, sleeping gods. The Dreamers are an apparition designed to fool the Lord of the Wasteland who plans to use the moment of the divinities' waking to destroy them. At that moment, he can do it, but no other. If he gets it right, the Lord of the Wasteland can destroy both the sleepers and the other divinities that are already awake. Then the Lord of the Wasteland will be acknowledged as the god he knows himself to be. There are eight divinities altogether, and four of them are awake while the other four sleep for alternating periods of 25,000 years. The time for a switchover is approaching fast. There will be battle. There will be trickery and deception. Tribes of humans, creatures of the deep, the sea itself and the earth, the weather and the mood of the divinities, all will play their part in the epic struggle against the hive mentality of the Lord of the Wasteland. But the world is out of kilter, it is being dreamed, and the awakening of gods is no si
Publisher: 2003
ISBN: 9780007157587
0007157584
Branch Call Number: AF EDDI
Additional Contributors: Eddings, Leigh 1937-2007

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dessa93 Jul 11, 2012

This book was okay but it started out to slow for me.

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Bluestar_CK
Feb 20, 2012

I enjoyed the series of books as far as the story itself, but I have to say it is very poorly written with a lot of repetition which tends bog things down.

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wizardinwhite
Dec 07, 2009

Awful in comparison to the Belgariad and the Mallorean, a clear plunge in the literary ability of the Eddings' team.

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