Ice Like Fire

Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this thrilling fantasy, the heart-pounding sequel to New York Times bestseller Snow Like Ashes. This action-packed series is perfect for fans of An Ember in the Ashes and A Court of Thorns and Roses.

Author: Sara Raasch

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062286970

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 512

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Game of Thrones meets Graceling in this thrilling fantasy, the heart-pounding sequel to New York Times bestseller Snow Like Ashes. This action-packed series is perfect for fans of An Ember in the Ashes and A Court of Thorns and Roses. It’s been three months since the Winterians were freed and Spring’s king, Angra, disappeared—thanks largely to the help of Cordell. Meira just wants her people to be safe. When Cordellan debt forces the Winterians to dig their mines for payment, they unearth something powerful and possibly dangerous: Primoria’s lost chasm of magic. The last time the world had access to so much magic, it spawned the Decay. So when the king of Cordell orders Meira and Theron on a mission to discover the chasm’s secrets, Meira plans on using the trip to garner support to keep the chasm shut and Winter safe—even if it means clashing with Theron. But can she do so without endangering the people she loves? Mather just wants to be free. The horrors inflicted on the Winterians hang fresh and raw in Jannuari—leaving Winter vulnerable to Cordell’s growing oppression. When Meira leaves to search for allies, Mather decides to take Winter’s security into his own hands. Can he rebuild his broken Kingdom and protect his people from new threats? As the web of power and deception is woven tighter, Theron fights for magic, Mather fights for freedom—and Meira starts to wonder if she should be fighting not just for Winter but for the world.
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Risiko und Vertrauen Risk and Trust

»She doesn't have to say she's faithful«, heißt es von der Geliebten in Bob Dylans Lied »Love Minus Zero / No Limits«, »but she's true, like ice, like fire«.1 Sie muss ihre Treue nicht eigens erklären; sie ist schlicht beständig wie die ...

Author: Heike Springhart

Publisher: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt

ISBN: 9783374053674

Category: Religion

Page: 416

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Die Komplementärbegriffe Risiko und Vertrauen sind dazu geeignet, biblisch-theologische, systematisch-theologische, ethische und sozialtheoretische Perspektiven in ein produktives Gespräch zu bringen. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes nehmen die Fäden für dieses Gespräch auf und entfalten innovative Impulse für Theologie und Kirchenleitung, für Recht, Ökonomie und Zivilgesellschaft sowie für den Diskurs mit den Naturwissenschaften und die Ethik. Probleme der theologischen Anthropologie kommen dabei ebenso zur Sprache wie das ökonomische Risikomanagement, Risiko und Vertrauen im kirchenleitenden Handeln und das Problem des Rechtspopulismus. Der Band ist Michael Welker zum 70. Geburtstag gewidmet und vereint Beiträge von Autorinnen und Autoren aus Deutschland, den USA, Großbritannien, Ungarn, den Niederlanden und Südafrika. [Risk and Trust] Risk and Trust are complementary terms that can help shape a constructive conversation between biblical, theological, ethical and social theoretical perspectives. Contributions of this volume enter this conversation by unfolding impulses for theology and the church, for law, economics and the civil society as well as for the sciences and ethics. Topics include theological anthropology, trust and risk in economy and the political and theological challenges due to populism. This book is dedicated to Michael Welker for the occasion of his 70th birthday. It consists of contributions by authors from Germany, USA, Great Britain, the Netherlands, and South Africa.
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The Deluded Atheist

True like ice. True like fire. But how true are those? How true are they together? Does the fire melt the ice, or does the melted ice put out the fire? Or both perhaps? True like a puddle with charcoal in it? Now we're talking.

Author: Douglas Wilson

Publisher: American Vision

ISBN: 9780915815593

Category: Apologetics

Page: 111

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Hot As Ice

“Maybe you two should stop and knock it off and act like you're friends.” She put her arms over her shoulders. ... The pain was inside of her; hot and fierce, and burned like fire-or ice, like that famous poem, whoever it was by ...

Author: Apryl Fox


ISBN: 9780359917884


Page: 222

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Someone loves this actress a little too much-and isn't afraid to show it.
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Water in Social Imagination

Similarly, in Vanessa's visions, water is compared with fire: “Later it could not be told what had burnt the plants, whether it had been fire or ice. Like fire, ice evaporates into the air” (29). Unlike the classic Venus paintings that ...


Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004333444

Category: Architecture

Page: 296

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Water in Social Imagination studies meanings of water in cultural and environmental contexts, from medieval Stockholm to post-Soviet Russia. Authors consider both state policy and modern technologies along with creative resistance to the exploitative imagination.
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Pretty to Think So

My love she speaks like silence / Without ideals of violence / She doesn't have to say she's faithful / Yet she's true, like ice, like fire. Yeah, that's how I saw her. And that's how she let me see her, as we listened time and again to ...

Author: Enrique Fernández

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 9781633539471

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 144

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The renowned Cuban-American journalist reflects on a life of desire and the waning of sexuality after cancer treatment in this poignant memoir. “Two days ago, the effects of the androgen-deprivation shot a doctor’s assistant had injected under my skin a month earlier kicked in. And now I don’t want.” When a cancer diagnosis, and then various treatments, eliminate libido, the echoes of love and desire in the form of memories remain. What happens to a life when sexual expression is lost? Enrique Fernández’s Pretty to Think So weaves questions of sex, mortality, and identity with a lyricism that readers will not soon forget.
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Peerless Ghost Doctor

This seems to be the martial art passed down by the old chief, the Ice Fire Mysterious Technique. His appearance is like ice and his heart is like fire. This is his current performance." "From what you're saying, this Ice and Fire ...

Author: Yu Gu

Publisher: Funstory

ISBN: 9781649751409

Category: Fiction


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Li Su's life was very exciting. Last month, he married his thirteenth beautiful wife, a young international model, in the United States. Last week, he bought a fifteenth private island in the South Pacific and planned to make a golf course. A few days ago, he even rejected the investment invitation of the Roschell family. Hm, he looked down on that small amount of money! He's a genius, he's a legend! At the age of 20, he had millions of properties and at the age of 23, he was evaluated as the youngest rich man in Asia. His life was filled with glory and glory. Of course, he also had a weakness of wanting to boast to the best of his ability, and that was that even at the end of his life, he still hadn't changed his habit of bragging. Yes, it was all bragging.
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Revolution in the Air

Sara Lowndes was the woman he now depicted in song as 'true, like ice, like fire,' as he confirmed to Robert Shelton the following March, saying he knew 'just two holy people. Allen Ginsberg is one. The other ... I just want to call ...

Author: Clinton Heylin

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781849012447

Category: Music

Page: 608

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Bob Dylan has always regarded himself as a songwriter: 'I am my words,' he wrote in 1964. Distilling a lifetime's passion and study, leading Dylan author, Clinton Heylin charts the development and first moments of genius of this unique artist whose songs changed the world. From his first attempts at writing, Song to Bridget, in 1957, (apparently for Brigitte Bardot) Bob Dylan always aspired to poetry, yet his role as a writer rather than a performer of his own songs is often overlooked. In over fifty years of creativity he had penned some of the most iconic, and perfect, songs in popular history. Arriving in New York in 1961, the city had an enormous impact on the young artist and, as he established himself amongst the folk clubs and artists, he would produce songs that spoke for a whole generation: Blowing in the Wind, A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall, The Times They Are a Changin', Like a Rolling Stone, and Forever Young. In Revolution in the Air Clinton Heylin recounts the story of each song as it is written, giving a full appreciation of the songs themselves as well as Dylan the emerging artist. Unlike any other book on Dylan, it charts his rise as a writer, where he gained his inspiration, the burst of energy which produced some of his most famous songs as well as the lesser known stories behind the more iconic verses. This is an essential book for anyone interested in Dylan and his place in literature. Informative, opinionated, packed with new insights and revelations, this is an instant classic.
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The site not only served as a military base camp, but also provided some 100,000 years of layered information about the planet's past climate in the ice. Glaciers Versus Volcanoes Ice doesn't like fire (except for gas hydrates!)

Author: Jorge Daniel Taillant

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199367252

Category: Science

Page: 361

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Though not traditionally thought of as key natural resource, glaciers are a crucial part of both our global ecosystem and the sustaining of life around the world. Comprising three quarters of the world's fresh water, they freeze in the winter and melt in the summer, supplying water that is plentiful enough for agriculture and clean enough to drink. Without them, many of the planet's rivers would run dry shortly after the winter snow-melt. In fact, a single mid-sized glacier in regions like California, Argentina, India, Kyrgyzstan, or Chile can provide an entire community with drinking water for generations. On the other hand, when global temperatures rise not only does glacier ice wither away into the oceans, but these massive ice bodies can become unstable and cause severe natural events like glacier tsunamis. But glaciers often exist well outside our environmental consciousness, and they are mostly unprotected from atmospheric impacts from transportation emissions, or from industrial threats such as the mining industry, which seeks the precious metals that lie beneath them. Glaciers: The Politics of Ice is a scientific, cultural, and political examination of the cryosphere -- the earth's ice -- and the environmental policies that aim to protect it. Jorge Daniel Taillant discusses the debates and negotiations behind the passing of the world's first glacier-protection law in the mid-2000s, and reveals the tension between the industry experts, politicians, and glacier conservationists. The book provides the basic environmental science behind glaciers, outlines current and future risks to their preservation, and reveals the intriguing politics behind the debate over glacier policies and laws. Taillant also makes suggestions on what can be done to preserve these crucial sources of fresh water, from both a scientific and policymaking standpoint. Glaciers is a new window into one of the earth's most crucial natural resources, and a call to reawaken our interest in the world's changing climate.
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The Engagement of Marielle Clarac

Lord Simeon's voice and face remained placid, but the eyes that stared fixedly toward us were cold and sharp like ice. No, that's not it. Not like icelike fire. Like fire that's reached such a high temperature, ...

Author: Haruka Momo

Publisher: J-Novel Club

ISBN: 9781718322264

Category: Young Adult Fiction


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As a plain, unassuming noble’s daughter, Marielle doesn’t stand out in high society. Imagine her surprise when she receives a marriage proposal from the sought-after Simeon, second-in-command of the Royal Order of Knights! Simeon, the heir to an earldom, is highly accomplished in scholarly and military arts—and he’s gorgeous. So why did he propose to such an unremarkable noblewoman? Despite being a target of envy and scorn, Marielle is happy. After all, Simeon seems to be exactly her type: a dashingly handsome man with glasses who appears gentle on the outside, but who has a dark and scheming side! Welcome to Marielle’s world, where people aren’t always what they seem—and a prim, proper exterior can hide the heart of a sly and devious fangirl!
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