Sea King Trilogy
Madbond, Mindbond, and Godbond
The complete epic fantasy saga of a king and a madman who must save a dying world—from an award-winning author who “writes like a dream” (St. Louis Post-Dispatch).
Marion Zimmer Bradley calls her “the finest fantasy writer of this or any decade.” Anne McCaffrey says Nancy Springer is “someone special in the fantasy field.” Andre Norton agrees that “Ms. Springer’s work is outstanding.” Now the multiple award-winning author’s captivating vision of a world in peril—and the sea king and mad prince who can save it—is presented in its entirety in a single volume.
Madbond: In a dying world, six dwindling tribes huddle between the plains and the sea. Rad Korridun, king of the Seal Kindred, seeks the answers that will save his people. To find them he must join with the chieftain Dannoc, accused of murder and driven mad by horrors he cannot remember. Bonded together by powerful magic, Kor and Dan are aided by Tassida—a beautiful and mysterious warrior. But what awaits them is a darkness that dwarfs all nightmares . . .
Mindbond: As the beasts of their world continue to disappear, the tribes’ survival depends on the quest of Kor, Dannoc, and Tassida, who must descend to the terrifying undersea realm of the dead. Dannoc seeks to reunite with his lost father and remember his past. For Tassida, it is a homecoming. But Kor faces a much darker reunion, for here lies the source of all the world’s ills.
Godbond: They were three, united to hold together a world that was coming apart. But now Kor, Tassida, and Dannoc have been separated. Resuming his lifelong quest to find his god, Dannoc must confront his gravest fears. For only then will he be able to recover his true name, his past, and his sanity—and perhaps save their world.
“A cast of well-drawn characters, a solidly realized imaginary world, and graceful writing.” —Booklist
Sea King Trilogy
WOW.... I reverently breathe out.
The author is amazing in her ability to convey how the world feels when all the wild animals are gone; or the despair and joy of loving someone so intensely; or how the natural world is destroyed by humans.
Her words have texture and shape and roll around in my mouth.
Yup, it's a favorite.