The City of Illusions
Three thousand years before, the monstrous Dark had sprung from loathsome underground lairs to destroy most of humanity. Now they were again ravening and ruining in their blood-hunger. Only a few thousand people had managed to find refuge in the ancient fortress Keep of Renweth. There, even the magic of the wizard Ingold Inglorion could offer them little hope against the Dark. To defeat the savage horror, they must gain help from the Hidden City of Quo, to which all other wizards had been summoned. But Ingold could not pierce the walls of illusion that separated Quo from the world. With his student, Rudy Solis, the old wizard set out to cross two thousand miles of dangerous desert to the City of Wizards. What he might find there he could not know - and dared not guess!
©1983 Barbara Hambly (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
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"Chasing the tail of the Beast."
I only wish that Sam Elliott could have voiced the wizard. Teri did a fantastic job and at times I wish I could have added sound effects or slowed her reading a bit. I savored this book listening to chapters over and over. Thank you so much.
Gil. She was the main character. Complicated and a driving force for the plot. And as she tapped into her alternate resources, I grew with her.
Teri was fantastic. I was amazed at how she could keep the voices straight and the range in her vocals. I would love to see her help produce the movie. Her knowledge of the characters and expression was awesome. The Dark came alive, I could imagine them like many blockbuster movie characters.
Will they survive the night?
Please. Oh please make this into a movie!!! Soon. :) Before Sam Elliott is retired.
The narration works a lot better at 2x speed -- I'm not sure why it's so slow. Story is as good as ever.
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