In this unforgettable space opera, #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin presents a chilling vision of eternal night a volatile world where cultures clash, codes of honor do not exist, and the hunter and the hunted are often interchangeable.
A whisperjewel has summoned Dirk t Larien to Worlorn, and a love he thinks he lost. But Worlorn isn t the world Dirk imagined, and Gwen Delvano is no longer the woman he once knew. She is bound to another man, and to a dying planet that is trapped in twilight. Gwen needs Dirk's protection, and he will do anything to keep her safe, even if it means challenging the barbaric man who has claimed her. But an impenetrable veil of secrecy surrounds them all, and it's becoming impossible for Dirk to distinguish between his allies and his enemies. In this dangerous triangle, one is hurtling toward escape, another toward revenge, and the last toward a brutal, untimely demise.
Dying of the Lightblew the doors off of my idea of what fiction could be and could do, what a work of unbridled imagination could make a reader feel and believe. Michael Chabon
Slick science fiction . . . the Wild West in outer space. Los Angeles Times
Something special which will keep Worlorn and its people in the reader's mind long after the final page is read. Galileo magazine
The galactic background is excellent. . . . Martin knows how to hold the reader. Asimov s
George R. R. Martin has the voice of a poet and a mind like a steel trap. Algis Budrys
About the Author
George R. R. Martinis the #1New York Timesbestselling author of many novels, including the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, andA Dance with Dragons as well asTuf Voyaging, Fevre Dream, The Armageddon Rag, Dying of the Light, Windhaven(with Lisa Tuttle), andDreamsongs Volumes IandII. He is also the creator ofThe Lands of Ice and Fire, a collection of maps from A Song of Ice and Fire featuring original artwork from illustrator and cartographer Jonathan Roberts, andThe World of Ice & Fire(with Elio M. Garcia, Jr., and Linda Antonsson). As a writer-producer, Martin has worked onThe Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast, and various feature films and pilots that were never made. He lives with the lovely Parris in Santa Fe, New Mexico."