By Wilbur Smith
Half-brothers and blood enemies, Manfred and Shasa are stuck up in a savage battle to grab the sword of energy of their land. the tale follows them via 20 years of South African background, telling in their competition in a perilous fight.
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Let’s ask Dr Twentyman-Jones to offer us a dissertation,’ Centaine recommended, and hiding his gratification at the back of a sombre countenance, he picked up one of many gemstones. ‘Well, grasp Shasa, here's a diamond in its ordinary crystalline formation, the octahedron of 8 faces - count number them. here's one other in a extra complex crystalline shape, the dodecahedron of twelve faces, whereas those others are great and uncrystallized. See how rounded and amorphous they're. Diamonds are available many guises.
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