The Goblin Emperor, p. 353

  • His control was mostly an illusion, especially as he did nothing himself but merely told Csevet what he wished done, but it was better than throwing temper tantrums or going into a decline or any of the other more ostentatious responses to being an emperor that occurred to him.

The Goblin Emperor is 18. He was raised far from court, with his Goblin mother and a caretaker who beat him.

He becomes Emperor upon the sudden deaths of his father the Emperor (an Elf), three older brothers, and the son of one of his older brothers (Not a spoiler. This information is given on p. 2)

The deceased Emperor hated his Goblin fourth wife but such was his cruelty that he forbade her to return to her people. She had to live the rest of her life in a barren outpost, her only companion her half-Goblin son and the abusive caretaker.

Then, improbably, the half-Goblin becomes Emperor Edrehasivar VII. Yet, somehow, he does so much better than POTUS (Self can’t help drawing comparisons; it’s the times). For one thing, he has such great empathy.

Stay tuned.


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