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Lord of Souls is a novel set in The Elder Scrolls universe, that was published by Del Rey on September 27th, 2011. It is written by Gregory Keyes and picks up where The Infernal City left off.[1] It bridges the gap between Oblivion and Skyrim.

Publication

Lord of Souls was first published on September 1st, and mass published on September 27th 2011 by Del Rey.

Plot summary

Forty years after the Oblivion Crisis, the empire of Tamriel is threatened by a mysterious floating city, Umbriel, whose shadow spawns a terrifying undead army.

Reeling from a devastating discovery, Prince Attrebus continues on his seemingly doomed quest to obtain a magic sword that holds the key to destroying the deadly invaders. Meanwhile, in the Imperial City, the spy Colin finds evidence of betrayal at the heart of the empire—if his own heart doesn’t betray him first. And Annaïg, trapped in Umbriel itself, has become a slave to its dark lord and his insatiable hunger for souls.

Critical reception

Lord of Souls received mixed reviews from critics, with an average rating of 3.45 / 5 stars.

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