Wind Rider's Oath (War God #3)
In The War God's Own, Bahzell had managed to stop a war by convincing Baron Tllian, leader of the Sothoii, to "surrender" to him, the War God's champion. Now, he has journeyed to the Sothoii Wind Plain to oversee the parole he granted to Tellian and his men, to represent the Order of tomanak, the War God, and to be an ambassador for the hradani. What's more, the flying coursers of the Sothoii have accepted Bahzell as a windrider - the first hradani windrider in history. And
The characters that start to take over are much more interesting. I find the war maids - female warrior types that basical ...more
Wind Rider's Oath spent the first half of the novel expounding on the political s ...more
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Another thoroughly enjoyable story in Weber's War God series. In this one Kerry is much more a main character with plenty to do. Although a stand-alone story, the reader will appreciate it more having read the previous books. A must read for swords and sorcery fans.
Still not top Weber but it's clear the author is learning how to write fantasy too and while his best fantasy is still Safehold, this one shows that Bazhell can become interesting too
And there is something about Weber's ability to spin a good yarn.
Many of his stories have military, particularly naval, themes, and fit into the military science fiction genre. He frequently places female leading characters in what have been traditionally male roles.
One of his most popular and enduring characters is Honor Harrington whose alliterated name ...more