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The Fourth Book of Lost Swords: Farslayer's Story (Lost Swords #4)

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Long, long ago, the Gods forged Twelve Swords of Power, each with a unique and deadly quality. They forged too well, for the swords could kill the Gods themselves. Then the swords were lost, scattered across the land; and many are they, both good and evil, who are desperate to find them again.
Paperback, 252 pages
Published March 15th 1990 by Tor Books (first published July 1988)
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Jerry M
Oct 13, 2016 Jerry M rated it it was ok
This was a good series back when they came out and I was still a young reader. However, having spent a some considerable time tracking down these books, I started reading them again. I should have left my fond memories stay fond memories (I did the same thing with Katherine Kurtz' Deryni Chronicles, much to my chagrin). But I hadn't read this when I was young, so I thought that maybe this series would turn around for me. It didn't.

I loved the concept, swords with amazing powers scattered across
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Patricia Hamill
Dec 26, 2012 Patricia Hamill rated it it was amazing
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Saberhagen weaves a tale of tragedy and vengeance in the The Fourth Book of Lost Swords: Farslayer's Story.

Zoltan, paired up with Yambu, the former Silver Queen turned pilgrim, is on a self-imposed mission to find the lonely mermaid he encountered years ago on his first adventure. Planning to proclaim his undying love and hoping to find a cure for her cursed condition, he arrives in the feud torn valley just a short time after Farslayer, a god-forged sword with the power to enact vengeance upon
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Feb 01, 2016 Jefferson Coombs rated it liked it
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I read the Sword books in high school. I remember liking them and enjoying having the magic revolve around the weapon rather than a person. In this series I remember liking some books more than others so some of them should probably be rated 4 stars but I don't remember which were the better ones, it has been too many years. This will be the same review for all of the books in the series except for the last two which were published after I left high school and so were not read at the same time.
Alex
Dec 01, 2010 Alex rated it it was amazing
see first book of swords for my review of the series. Its been a while so I may blunder but I seem to recall there weren't any exceptions to the awesomeness outside of the fact that the first three were a little slower than the rest.
Mariana
Dec 25, 2011 Mariana rated it really liked it
The farslayer's sword is the sword of vengeance with which two feuding families slaughter each other. Zoltan meets the mermaid, Black Pearl, again.
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Jan 01, 2016 Caerigna Lunaltii rated it liked it
Informative to the series, but too much about human stupidity for my taste. I had a hard time getting through it despite its entertainment value.
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