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WHEN TRUE NIGHT FALLS by C.S. Friedman

WHEN TRUE NIGHT FALLS

by C.S. Friedman

Pub Date: Oct. 12th, 1993
ISBN: 0-88677-569-8
Publisher: DAW/Berkley

 Second volume in the Cold Fire trilogy (after the well- received Black Sun Rising, 1991--not reviewed)--a disquieting hybrid epic with a science-fiction backdrop (starship colonists marooned on a remote, hostile planet) and a fantasy plotline: to survive, humanity must battle planet Erna's inimical fae, a sort of evil magic, not to mention the cat-like natives, human sorcerers, demons, and what-all. Not for the purists, but competently wrought, independently intelligible, reasonably engaging, and worth a try for eclectic readers.