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  • proper n. A king of the Fomorians, supposed to have lived in Tory Island. Son of Buarainech. Husband of Cethleen. Father of Ethniu.


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  • A tale of Nemedian settlers arriving to settle a beautiful green island in ancient times, and their encounters with both natural and supernatural allies and enemies (names like Dagda, Balor, Lir, Diancecht, etc are all thrown around with great energy).

    January Books 5) Shakespeare's Wife, by Germaine Greer

  • Some of the other characters are likewise fascinating, such as the psychotically angry embedded combat journalist Mudge; Balor, the egotistical pirate king of New York with a disturbing affinity for sharks; and Rannu, a badass but also ultra-cool elite Gurkha trooper.

    Veteran by Gavin Smith

  • Erec was relieved that Griffin was able to have tossed the invisible sheet over Balor.

    The Three Furies

  • Everyone in the room was transfixed by the dream characters, except for Balor, who sat unaware with the sheet over him.

    The Three Furies

  • That meant he really would be handing Alypium over to Balor Stain.

    The Three Furies

  • Erec waited, body shaking, hoping Griffin had time to throw the sheet over Balor.

    The Three Furies

  • It said that he was handing over his kingdom to Balor Stain.

    The Three Furies

  • Maybe he just had to stop Rosco from finding something, or help Balor Stain get himself together again.

    The Three Furies

  • The king snapped his fingers and Balor blinked with relief.

    The Three Furies

  • Balor did not have much fight left in him anymore.

    The Three Furies


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