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Centuries after an ecological calamity turned the surface of the world to ice, mankind has retreated beneath the earth’s crust. In the contained environment of the Freehold, civilization reverts to feudalism and lords known as Saardin maintain their grip on power through the strength of their Bladesmen.

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    The Sunset Warrior by Eric Van Lustbader

Centuries after an ecological calamity turned the surface of the world to ice, mankind has retreated beneath the earth’s crust. In the contained environment of the Freehold, civilization reverts to feudalism and lords known as Saardin maintain their grip on power through the strength of their Bladesmen. Among these subterranean samurai is Ronin, an unaffiliated warrior who lives by his blade alone. When war threatens to engulf the Freehold, this wandering fighter will be called on to save mankind.

Year: 1977
Genre: Sword and PlanetSword and Sorcery

    Dai-San by Eric Van Lustbader

In was Kai-feng, the end of days, the time of chaos. One by one, the four grisly abominations called the Makkon had come together, marshaling their inhuman armies to reap a bitter harvest of death. Mankind's struggle to turn back the tide of blood was doomed, for soon the hideous Makkon would summon their master, The Dolman. Truly, then, would all hope be lost.

Year: 1978
Genre: Sword and Sorcery

    Shallows of Night by Eric Van Lustbader

onin never believed there could be life on the surface of the earth. He was a Bladesman of the Freehold, a subterranean city built centuries ago to shelter civilization from the ecological catastrophe that coated the world with ice. But when the rulers of the Freehold turned on him, Ronin fled the only way he could: up, to the frozen surface.

Year: 1978
Genre: Sword and PlanetSword and Sorcery

    Beneath an Opal Moon by Eric Van Lustbader

A navigator joins forces with a female warrior to avenge a murder and save a princess in a fantastic world of madness and magic.

Year: 1980
Genre: Sword and Sorcery

    Dragons on the Sea of Night by Eric Van Lustbader

In the continuation of the epic Sunset Warrior fantasy series, a man-god rises once more to confront a fearsome and unstoppable evil in a savage world where nothing is as it seems In the fifth novel of the Sunset Warrior Cycle—an ingenious blending of fantasy, technology, spirit, and swordplay—bestselling author Eric Van Lustbader brings back to life some of the most beloved characters in fantastic literature in a story of danger, loyalty, fate, and friendship. The legend of the Dai-San grows ever stronger as the action-packed epic tale continues.

Year: 1997
Genre: Sword and Sorcery


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1977The Sunset Warrior by Eric Van Lustbader Sword and Planet, Sword and Sorcery, Sunset Warrior Cycle
1978Dai-San by Eric Van Lustbader Sword and Sorcery, Sunset Warrior Cycle
1978Shallows of Night by Eric Van Lustbader Sword and Planet, Sword and Sorcery, Sunset Warrior Cycle
1980Beneath an Opal Moon by Eric Van Lustbader Sword and Sorcery, Sunset Warrior Cycle
1997Dragons on the Sea of Night by Eric Van Lustbader Sword and Sorcery, Sunset Warrior Cycle