The Silver Gryphon (Valdemar: Mage Wars #3)
I think they're not as interesting as their fathers, Skandranon and Amberdrake, nor is the plot as engaging as the first two books; there are dull spots, I think because for much of it Tadrith and Silverblade are stranded by themselves, with lit ...more
A dozen years of peace have passed in the city of White Gryphon-but the inhabitants of this hard-won haven have not forgotten their struggles, and have trained an elite guard force, the Silve Gryphons, to protect their city. Skandranon, the Black Gryphon, and Amberdrake the healer, have settled into quiet, comfortable lives. But things are not so tranquil for Silverblade, Drake's daugther, and Tadrith, Skan's son. Anxious to prove themselves, and despite their parents' very real concerns, they h...more
This series probably launched my love of fantasy and the paranormal. The writing is easy to read and the story line, characters, and world building are all amazing.
I would recommend this series to ages 15+ due to violence and some suggestive languages.
Silver and Tad are pretty awesome, they and the parents all grow quite a bit, the danger is pretty unique, but the ending.... seemed like it was one of those 'out of space, cut it now!' things, which is disappointing to some degree. Still, the characters were neat and had the feel of many adventures to come for the families involved, but far as I know, this is the last book where we see ...more