THE KNIGHT RAISED THE BLACK SWORD
ABOVE HIS HEAD …
and took one slow step forward. Silvas took one step
back, raised his right hand, and spoke a word of com-
mand. A sword appeared in his right hand, as gleaming
bright as the other’s sword was dark.
Silvas took a step toward the black knight. The knight
came to meet him and their swords clashed and re-
bounded. Silvas put all of his strength into meeting each
blow but it was scarcely sufficient.
Silvas added words of power to the edge of his blade, and
the sword flashed down so rapidly it appeared to become
a large disc of steel. As the blade cut into the black
knight, the suit of armor exploded. There was no body
within the armor.
The black sword bounced across the field. Then the sword
came up off the ground and advanced toward Silvas.
No magic, no words of power, seemed to slow the blade.
Silvas’s sword was dashed from his hand, and the black
blade raised up for the final blow ….
In good preloved condition with the exception of yellowing pages and minor stain on front cover.