Valentine Pontifex

by Robert Silverberg

Year: 1984

Publisher: Bantam

Country: USA

Pages: 368

Media: Mass market paperback

ISBN: 0-553-24494-9

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Cover art: Jim Burns

ID: 1451

Blurb:

Dark dreams stir Lord Valentine's sleep. The Shapeshifters scheme in secret to regain their stolen world, and confusion and chaos are whispered on the winds of Majipoor. A planet that has known only peace for countless centuries must now prepare itself for war.

To save Majipoor, Valentine faces an anguishing choice — accept the mantle of Pontifex and surrender the high office of Coronal to his ambitious young successor Hissune, or use his own great powers to avert a long nightmare of bloodshed and battle.

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