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THIS IS A SAMPLER

IT IS NOT A PREQUEL NOR AN INTRODUCTION NOR A SEPARATE PART OF THE SERIES.

IT DOESN'T CONTAIN ANY ORIGINAL MATERIAL - NOT A SINGLE LETTER.

IT IS A TRAILER AND JUST LIKE A TRAILER OF "STAR WARS" IS NOT "STAR WARS - PART 0" THIS IS NOT "DARK TALES OF RANDAMOR THE RECLUSE - PART ZERO" or "PART 0.5"

IT CONTAINS THE FIRST TWELVE CHAPTERS OF "PART 1: BONDS OF HATE"
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Kindle Edition, 274 pages
Published July 2nd 2012 by Ormidon Publishing
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Samy Rose
Jan 26, 2013 Samy Rose rated it it was amazing
This is the first 12 chapters of the book The Invisible Chains: Book I: Chains of Hate.

A beginning to a new world's history has started.

It's hard to believe the cruelty of this royal line. Their way of selecting the successor king is by which of the sons is the strongest, able to seize and hold the crown and kill the others. As a result, the boys have no real friendship with one another. Indeed, they seem to have been raised separately, always aware of the way to become the King or to face dea
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W.S. Long
Sep 02, 2015 W.S. Long rated it really liked it
This introductory series to the Dark Tales of Randamor is engaging, and appealing. There are several plots lines that snake and parallel each other and, it's obvious, from the use of dialogue, flash backs, descriptive tension and scenes that Andrew Ashling is a storyteller.

The main conflict in this free download is the relationship of Ehandar, the older brother and prince to Anaxantis. The conflict between the brother-princes appears early on, and the changes in the relationship are surprising,
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Tami (synchro from BL)
Too many characters, too many different story lines, too many inner monologues.

And the loooong thoughts were in italics too.

I didn't like this very much and skimmed a lot of pages, simply because a lot of side action didn't contribute much to the main story.

I very much disliked the whole "women are bad and want to rule the world" story line.

Also there were so many gay guys in that book. Somehow strange and not explained within the world-building.

The protag was not really an object of affection.
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Nancy Carbajal
Nov 28, 2013 Nancy Carbajal rated it it was amazing
Excellent! What a story, I was immediately drawn in. A Royal Family with intrigues all around. There's a lot to keep track of, but well worth it. I really enjoyed myself and lost myself in the story. This is what reading is all about. Escapism and a fantasy world where you hang on every chapter to see where you will be taken. Thumbs up!!
Mary Petit
Let me say this story has potential, and it was really interesting I just couldn't get past the information dump. In fairness the author warns you about it but in the end it wasn't my cup or tea no matter how hard I wanted it to be
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I write mainly gay, m/m, slash, yaoi stories. I suppose, with a few exceptions, I should call them novels really.
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