By Diane Duane
Within the 3rd and climactic quantity of the story of the 5, Freelorn, exiled prince of Arlen, heads domestic to conflict for his misplaced throne at last... however the odds are stacked opposed to him. His land has accomplished an phantasm of balance below the reign of his usurping half-brother Cillmod, and never everyone seems to be confident that Freelorn's rule -- even supposing he's the rightful inheritor and selected successor to the half-divine White Lion of Arlen -- will be that a lot of an improvement.
But a few haven't any doubts in any respect, and should do no matter what it takes to maintain Freelorn from retaking his throne. this kind of is the sorcerer Rian, Cillmod's leader consultant, who has helped Cillmod twist to his use the royal magics that experience preserved Arlen and its throne for hundreds of years. And even though Freelorn has the help of Herewiss, first guy in centuries to own the damaging energy of the blue fireplace, and Eftgan, Queen of Arlen's neighbor-country and immemorial best friend Darthen, even their mixed strength will not be adequate to damage the lethal grip of the shadowy strength manipulating Cillmod and Rian to Its personal ends.
Freelorn and his pals and allies -- human and differently -- needs to now placed their lives at the line in a last crusade during which he they usually detect they've got turn into instruments within the fingers of the Goddess opposed to Her so much negative and historic enemy. And for Freelorn, the ultimate sacrifice to save lots of his land from the triumph of an age-old evil will confront him with a call extra negative than whatever he can have imagined: dying with these he loves... or immortality with out them.
Edition observe: A be aware in this edition’s textual content: The Door into sundown used to be first released by way of Corgi Books within the united kingdom in 1991, as a paperback unique. This variation was once through the Tor hardcover and paperback variations of 1992/3, which have been revealed from the united kingdom plates and for that reason additionally function British spellings and punctuation (single charges rather than double rates, etc).
In this model of the text—which used to be initially meant to open the second one of a couple of omnibus volumes from the now unfortunately defunct writer Meisha Merlin—some mild changes were made to the e-book because it seemed within the print variants. Occasional traces reduce from prior versions or the author’s ultimate draft were restored, and the booklet as a complete has been corrected again to the author’s most well liked American English structure.