The Rogue (The Traitor Spy Trilogy #2)
Kyralia is facing threats at home and abroad, as a rogue killer stalks its capital's streets, while the neighbouring kingdom of Sachaka is breeding a rebellion that could destabilise the entire region.
High Lord Akkarin and Sonea's son Lorkin has a legacy of heroism to live up to, but despite his good intentions, his incarceration in Sachaka's rebel traitor stronghold could...more
The first book in the series, "The Ambassador's Mission" Takes place 20 years after those in the Black Magician Trilogy. It was an okay story, but most of it was spent attempting to recover lost history, history the reader is aware of ...more
This was a chore to read, it was boring and slow paced. The characters and arcs didn't hold my interest.
I didn't care about Lorkin or the Traitors, there was nothing remotely entertaining about either of them. Also, Lorkin's relationship with Tyvara was dull.
The addition of Lillia was annoying. She would have been a half decent protagonist but her stupidity and naivety ruined her character. I lost count of the number of times she was manipulated, if she'd been used once or twice that wo ...more
So after the events at the end of the last, the two main points are that everyone is desperately searching for Skellin and Lorkin has been taken to the home of the Traitors. If you don't know what I'm talking about, then you're starting in ...more
Alas never has a piece of work been such a lead-up to it's next installment since I saw pirates of the Caribbean 2.
There is hardly any action in the book, a look at the Duna tribe was about the hi-light of the entire thing for me. Stick to your strengths Canavan, you're excellent at world-building not so much at creati ...more
My opinion, though very bad at first, has slightly changed. It's better than I first thought it was. You can see how it's a middle book, but it has interesting scenes.
One thing I've never liked about Trudi Canavan was the romances in her books… and I still think they're sometimes quite ridiculous, but that might just be my opinion. There are scenes that I was not sure whether to ...more
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An enjoyable meander around the world of Kyralia that lacked some of the fire of Canavan’s previous works.
This book felt a little like an overindulgent chess game. There are sets of characters on each side of the board in the lands of Kyralia and Sachaka, and the story flits back and forth between the two. With Canvan’s key characters spread so widely it really slowed down the plot. Each time the reader visits a different character a ...more
Čarodějova zrada navazuje na ...more
Lilia, for example. She is a gentle, naive girl just learning about love and she is led to do a foolish, dangerous thing. In ...more
I much preferred this book to the previous installment in the Traitor Spy Trilogy, 'The Ambassador's Mission'. I felt that this book focused more on the characters we know and love, and was much more exciting and fast paced. I also loved references and parallels to th Black Magician Trilogy - especially the waterfall! ;) :')
The only thing I really don't like about this book is Dannyl and Tayend. Now. I fell in love with Dannyl in the first book, and when I found out he was gay i ...more
The characters in The Rogue are pretty much the same as in The Ambassador's M ...more
The aspect I continued to have the most trouble with, however, is connecting ...more
To the story itself, I gotta say it's a lot bett ...more
Right so Sonea was a bit dull in this one. She is still trying to find that rogue. But nothing really happens to her.
Lorkin is with the traitors. They are women who wants an equal society, right so that is why men are below you all? I would leave, he is just too nice.
Then there is the new girl, Lilia, an easy ...more
Aunque sí es verdad que esta nueva trilogía está un poco por debajo del nivel de "Crónicas del mago negro", es una pasada. Y, si la otra tiene cuatro estrellas, esta tiene cuatro.
Tanto los personajes (especialmente Sonea y Lorkin) como la trama están muy bien desarrollados, y en ningún momento me aburrió. De hecho no hacía más que pensar en seguir leyendo mientras estaba en clase xDDD
YO OS RECOMIENDO QUE LEÁIS TODOS ...more
A new character is born, young Lilia. We have to follow her in some parts on a wild journey of her discovery of not only herself, but of higher magic. I was captivated from, perhaps the forth chapter, lol, which lasted to the end.
We had to ask once before, just what might happen to Cery and An ...more
Díky svým činům byl Lorkin nucen opustit Společenství a připojit se k Zrádkyním, které ho do svých jeskyní přivítaly s otevřenou náručí. Protože zachránil jednu z jejich lid ...more
I liked this book more than the past one, more things are starting to happen.
Okay so Tayend starts living in Sachaka with Dannyl in the Guild's House, and he's always getting in between Dannyl and the Ashaki Achati, who he's starting to develop feelings for (and it's mutual). Dannyl discovers the Dunes are a tribe who might hold magical secrets and parts of history he might be missing so he asks Achati to organize a trip to their city. Tayend ends up accompanying them. In Dune, Da ...more
Ein restektabler Mittelteil der Trilogie.
"Lorkin, der Sohn der Schwarzen Magierin Sonea, wird in Sachaka von einer Rebellengruppe gefangen gehalten. Seine Häscher hoffen, von ihm die Kunst der Heilung durch Magie zu erlernen, die in Sachaka unbekannt ist. Lorkin ist fest entschlossen. das Geheimnis zu wahren. Doch dann verliebt er sich in eine der Rebellinnen ..."
Trudi Canavan wurde 1969 im australischen Melbourne geboren ...more
Währenddessen verfolgt Sonea einen abtrünnigen Magier und arbeitet eng mit Cery zusammen. Doch sie wird durch einen Mord, begannen mit schwarzer Ma ...more
In 1999 she won the Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story with “Whispers of the Mist Children”. In the same year she was granted a writers residency at Varuna Writers’ Centre in Katoomba, New South Wales.
In November 2001, The Magicians’ Guild was first published in Australia. T ...more