A Sword for Kregen (Dray Prescot, Book 20; Jikaida Cycle, by Alan Burt Akers

By Alan Burt Akers

The preferred video game one of the peoples of Kregen, international of Antares, is one who resembles chess, referred to as Jikaida. Jikaida is a conflict of wits and conflict video game items that acceptable good the stress charged surroundings that enveloped Dray Prescot. For reconquering Vallia used to be assuming the point of the sort of game--move as opposed to countermove, horde opposed to horde! Then Dray Prescot chanced on himself now not accountable for only a game--he had turn into a dwelling chessman on a real-life board on the dreaded area of Jikaida urban. There each circulate used to be observed by way of bloodshed and in the back of each video game may well hold the destiny of a urban, an island, or perhaps a kingdom!

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