King and Emperor

King and Emperor

Book - 1996
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Baker & Taylor
The conclusion of the critically acclaimed Hammer and the Cross trilogy follows the Viking warrior Shef to the East in search of wisdom, a quest that leads him to the Holy Grail. Reprint.

McMillan Palgrave
Driven by prophetic dreams, the Viking warrior Shef as become the One King, the undisputed ruler of the North. Now he must face the reborn power of the Holy Roman Empire.

Rome threatens Shef's fearsome Viking navy with a new invention of unparalleled destruction: Greek fire. Unable to defend his fleet against this awesome weapon, Shef travels East in search of new wisdom. His quest leads him to the lavish court of the Muslim Caliph and, ultimately, to the secret hiding place of the Holy Grail.

Publisher: New York : Tor, 1996
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780812536461
Characteristics: 384 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Holm, John


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SqueeGirl Sep 26, 2009

A new religion gains popularity in northern Europe and King Shef competes against the Holy Roman Empire to find the "Holy Grail".


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