Day of War (Lion of War Series)

By Cliff Graham

Day of conflict, writer Cliff Graham's first novel, has earned him a movie choice for the whole ebook series―Lion of War―from director David L. Cunningham (Path to 9-11) and manufacturer furnish Curtis (Spider-Man films). In old Israel, on the crossroads of the good buying and selling routes, a guy named Benaiah is trying to find a clean commence in existence. He has joined a band of infantrymen led via a warlord named David, looking to bury the previous that refuses to depart him. Their ragged military is disgruntled and whole of reckless males. a few are unswerving to David, yet others are just with him for the promise of captured wealth. whereas the ruthless and more and more mad King Saul marches hopelessly opposed to the strong Philistines, dependable son Jonathan in tow, the land of the Hebrew tribes hasn't ever been extra despondent―and extra wanting rescue. Over the process ten days, from snowy mountain passes to sword-wracked battlefields, Benaiah and his fellow mercenaries needs to name upon each ability they need to live to tell the tale and determine the throne for David―if they don’t kill one another first.

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Benaiah used to be a kindred spirit, yet even he discovered guy infrequently loved existence in a military if he couldn't get a hold of the occasional witty remark. the place Josheb used to be bodily unimpressive, Shammah used to be tremendous, even better than Benaiah. He walked awkwardly, and his social interactions have been much more so. He muttered to himself while he was once on my own, asserting he used to be praying. He may have simply been fallacious for a wide, bumbling oaf have been he unable to struggle ten males without delay with such keep an eye on that he could scarcely be panting whilst all lay useless round him. “Two of them,” Benaiah stated. “Had a few support from the village. A courageous guy named Jairas; a child used to be with him. The boy girded his loins, even though. He took a cost and was once wounded beautiful badly. ” “Did he make it? ” requested Shammah. Benaiah nodded and took one other drink of the water. “He did. He was once lovely unhappy that he didn’t have a girl to seem after him, although. He advised us so. acknowledged he was once making an attempt. Made me reflect on Shammah. ” Josheb laughed. “That certainly places him within the similar camp as Shammah. How lengthy have you ever been making an attempt, Shammah? ” Shammah scowled. He fidgeted with a stick at the floor. “A very long time. It fails to be humorous. ” there has been extra laughter. “No, I acknowledged it fails to be humorous. ” “Why wasn’t the final one applicable? I heard she got here from strong inventory. Her father had good enough for the bride fee. She even had solid, broad hips for childbirth. ” Eleazar, the 3rd guy within the staff and typically the person who held his tongue till it used to be so much adequately used, had frolicked ripe bait and everybody knew it. all of them waited to work out who might chew. Josheb couldn't support himself. “Width used to be the least of her concerns. ” Shammah punched him. It was once a stiff blow, yet Josheb was once guffawing so tough that he didn't even brain the blood on his lip. “I informed you, i'll marry whilst it comes time. The legislation forbids a guy to marry except he can remain a yr with the lady. ” “May the Lord spare me from one of these fate,” stated Josheb. “A yr with a girl. i'd fairly wash Philistine toes. My spouse kicked me out after at some point. David has of them. maybe he wishes our prayers. ” “It isn’t all that undesirable. a few are worthy it,” spoke back Eleazar. “That’s simply because yours is sweet and submissive. What do you do in the event that they behave like unruly mules? I’d by no means are looking to face my very own spouse in a struggle. ” “Saul should have conscripted much more of the boys simply because there have been not often any left in that city. ” Benaiah had a fashion of interrupting the joys, very like Shammah, and he knew it, yet his brain had began to wander back. the opposite 3 checked out him hopefully for a second, then learned he was once now not being funny. all of them stared again into the hearth. “They say he's already within the valley. Has camps stationed close to the Gilboa range,” stated Josheb. “Makes feel. We constantly fortified the valley earlier than campaigns,” spoke back Eleazar. Josheb frowned. “But David used to be consistently the only retaining the go. nobody obtained during the Jezreel if he was once there. He was once the one one in a position to it. Who have they got who can do this now?

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