The complete epic fantasy saga of a king and a madman who must save a dying worldfrom 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 periland the sea king and mad prince who can save itis 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 Tassidaa 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 sanityand perhaps save their world.
"A cast of well-drawn characters, a solidly realized imaginary world, and graceful writing." Booklist