Literature: The Darkglass Mountain Trilogy

A sequel to The Wayfarer Redemption series by Sara Douglass...

In the begining there was the darkness of chaos named Kanubai. He got lonely and made two beings named Light and Water. Light and Water made Life, and this pissed Kanubai off because he had no part in the process, and he therefore wanted to destroy life. Light and Water then Imprisoned Kanubai. Years pass.

Then the Magi wanted to build a giant glass pyramid, so they could be a part of the One. Unfortunately... they built it on top of Kanubai's Prison. This goes as well as you would expect.

2,000 years later.

It's been five years since Tencendor sunk into the ocean. Ishabel Brunelle, high priestess of the order of the coil, is ordered by the great serpent who is actually Light to marry the Lord of Elcho Falling, Maximilian Persmius (the hero of Beyond the Hanging Wall) in order to save the world. Meanwhile, Isaiah who is actually water, the tyrant of Isembaard, has resurrected Axis SunSoar from the after life so he can act as an adviser on dealing with the Skrailings and can help him take over the central kingdoms. Essentially, he wants to combine all their forces to assault Darkglass Moutain - but things don't go quite as planned.The novels in the series are as follows:
  • The Serpent Bride (2007)
  • The Twisted Citadel (2008)
  • The Infinity Gate (2010)

These books provide examples of: