By John F. Carr
Nice Kings' conflict was once first released in paperback in 1985 by way of Ace Books. This 2d variation is a revised and multiplied model of the lengthy awaited sequel to H. Beam Piper's Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen, chronicling the extra adventures of Calvin Morrison, Pennsylvania country Policeman--forcibly retired.
This new version is revised and multiplied (over 60,000 phrases) through the authors with new maps, together with Hostigos city, Hostigos and the 5 Kingdoms, and a brand new dramatis personae.
Calvin Morrison was once an outstanding cop in Pennsylvania-until he used to be scooped up through the cross-time flying saucer and transported to Styphon's residence Subsector, a sixteenth Century an identical parallel time-line. right here the Indo-Aryan invasions went east throughout Asia and down the Aleutian Islands into North the USA, the place they've got stagnated for millions of years. Dropped off into the center of a neighborhood dispute, Corporal Calvin Morrison comes head to head with warriors armed with pikes and broadswords, now not petty criminals. Lord Kalvan, because the locals name him, transforms the petty Princedom of Hostigos right into a fearsome warrior nation by way of encouraged management and complicated army wisdom.
Now, after having created and stored his new kingdom of Hos-Hostigos from destruction by means of Styphon's residence, a tyrannical theocracy that holds sacred the key formulation for gunpowder, Kalvan, now nice King of Hos-Hostigos, faces his maximum challenge-keeping what he has gained.
The Holy Host of Styphon and the Royal military of Hos-Harphax, of the best armies within the background of the 5 Kingdoms, are at the movement and Kalvan will once more need to name upon his wisdom of army background to avoid wasting his friends and family. This time it really is own!
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