The Black Rood

The Black Rood

Stephen R. Lawhead


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In a time of legends and heroes, blood and secret, one guy will keep it up his family’s future as he units upon a perilous and wonderful quest.

The nice campaign is lengthy over, or so Duncan, son of Murdo, believes till a long-lost uncle seems to be from the East bearing stories of great treasure. even though the Iron Lance were received for the emperor, a good holier relic has been stumbled on: the Black Rood—the prayer-worn, blood-stained remnant of the real Cross—now endangered by way of the grasping goals of ruthless crusader barons bent on carving kingdoms from the barren region sands of the center East.

When Duncan’s existence is shattered by way of tragedy, he units sail on his personal pilgrimage to Jerusalem, following within the footsteps of his father. however the gates to the Holy Land are guarded by means of the warrior clergymen often called the Knights Templar. those fearsome guardians carry the most important to greater than simply Duncan’s fate—the very future of the West is of their fingers.

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