She mumbled something unintelligible, then grasped his hand with her own and took a bite of the apple. In an instant she sat upright, no doubt shocked by the overwhelming sensation. Her eyes rolled back as she chewed, savoring every ...
Author: Matt Larkin
Publisher: Incandescent Phoenix Books
Driven to become king. Fated to be a god. In the cold winters of an ice age, Odin was born to be a mere jarl. But Fate has staked a claim upon him. When his brother falls under a ghostly curse, a goddess offers Odin a chance to save him. If Odin can make himself king—and promise an unspecified favor—she will make him and his family immortal. In desperation, Odin begins a quest to become king of all the Aesir. But his journey exposes him to forces more powerful than even the goddess: the Norns who foretell Fate. They warn of a terrible burden he will bear, and of the coming end times, Ragnarok. Tormented by his prophetic dreams, Odin must soon choose between those he loves and a fragile chance to avert Ragnarok. The free first-in-series epic to a dark fantasy, gritty retelling of Norse mythology. This epic fantasy series includes: The Apples of Idunn The Mists of Niflheim The Shores of Vanaheim The High Seat of Asgard The Well of Mimir The Radiance of Alfheim The Shadows of Svartalfheim The Gates of Hel The Fires of Muspelheim PRAISE FOR THE WORLD OF ESCHATON CYCLE EPIC FANTASY SERIES: “He takes mythology and lore, stories and peoples and gods you might have heard of and twists them, and makes them uniquely his. His retellings are some of the best I’ve ever read, and the amount of research he puts into each one of his books is staggering.” - Sarah Chorn via Goodreads “The story itself is complex and it is extremely well crafted. ” - FantasyBookNerd via Goodreads “Matt Larkin, is arguably the current master of the Mythic Legend genre. He has created the far reaching Eschaton Cycle that interweaves religions, myths, and legends of cultures and people through out time and across the face of the Earth as we know it.” - Dale Russel via Goodreads “Scenes so vividly detailed it paints a fantastic backdrop and tosses in some spice to add flavor to the mix. ” - Kaye via Goodreads For fans of: R. Scott Bakker Guy Gavriel Kay Madeline Miller Steven Erikson Sue Lynn Tan Katherine Arden Jennifer Saint Tashi Suri Joe Abercrombie Juliet Marillier Wesley Chu Michael Fletcher Giles Kristian Christopher Buehlman George R.R. Martin James Islington Janny Wurts Brent Weeks Ed McDonald Keywords related to this epic fantasy series: Norse myth, Germanic myth, dark fantasy books, epic sagas, free epic fantasy books, myths and legends, retellings, folklore, fairytales, mythology, grimdark, epic fantasy, epic free, omnibus set, omnibus bundle, sword and sorcery, fantasy stories, omnibus collection, historical fantasy