Lady PainBook - 2001
The new novel from the acclaimed author of Scion's Lady and Lady in GilAt the dawn of the world, the Old Ones called it the Harashil. A thousand years ago, Oballef called it the Lady in Gil. Today, Tigrallef calls it the Pain-when he's being polite.For more than twenty years he has carried it inside him, a private demon dutifully bent on bringing down the world and everything in it. And while the Pain protects Tig against sickness, danger, and the ravages of time, it wages a constant war of attrition against his mind and soul.Now, with his family and devoted friends, Tig roams the known and unknown oceans, hoping to defeat once and for all the power within him-a power that is coming ever closer to destroying everything he holds dear….
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2001.
Edition: Ace mass-market ed.