The Lost King (Star of the Guardians #1)

The Lost King (Star of the Guardians #1)

by Margaret Weis

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Overview

A galactic revolution has toppled the Starfire dynasty, and swept into power the harsh Democratic Republic. To support the murdered king is now punishable by death. But on distant worlds, the few surviving Guardians carry a dangerous secret: Somewhere in the galaxy, they shield the rightful heir to the throne.

Stalking the hidden king is the Warlord, a ruthless Republican general who wields the bloodsword. Only a few brave rebels dare to oppose him: young Dion, who fights to find his destiny; the mercenary Tusk; the outlaw commander Dixter; and the beautiful Lady Maigrey, the only person alive who can match the Warlord’s cunning. Theirs is the ultimate battle against a star-spanning corruption—the ultimate sacrifice for the glory of the lost king’s throne.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780553763423
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/1995
Series: Star of the Guardians Series , #1
Pages: 492
Sales rank: 866,618
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Margaret Weis was born and raised in Independence, Missouri. She attended the University of Missouri, Columbia, graduating in 1970 with a BA in creative writing. In 1983, Weis was hired as book editor at TSR, Inc., producers of the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game. Here she met game designer Tracy Hickman and the two teamed up to write the bestselling Dragonlance novels. Weis has two children, David and Elizabeth Baldwin. Weis and husband Don Perrin live in a converted barn in Wisconsin with two collie dogs, Laddie and Robbie; a Sheltie, Jo-jo; and two cats, Nickolai Mouse-slayer and Motley Tatters.

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The Lost King (Star of the Guardians #1) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
meersan on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Star Wars-y yarn with flaming swords, genetically-engineered royalty and an Evil Republic about a youth who discovers he's heir to the throne.
lovetoreadEJ More than 1 year ago
This series is one of my favorites of all time. I've owned several copies in paperback over the years and will never have to search through my limited storage again now that it is on my Nook! If you like Star Wars, Battlestar Gallactica or any of that genre, this is a must read. You will have a hard time trying to decide if you love or hate Derek Sagan.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is by far one of the best Science Fiction books I've ever read! I haven't read the rest of the series yet but I can't wait to pick up where i left off! Go Derek Sagan! :D
Guest More than 1 year ago
Hey!! I just finished the first book in the Star of Guardians series. It was great!! I haven't read the rest of the series but I intend to read them soon. I would definitely recommend the book The Lost King to people who like SciFi. Take my advice, READ THE LOST KING ASAP!!!!