Oath Breaker (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, #5)
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Oath Breaker (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #5)

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Ketika dalam masa pembuangan, Torak menjadi buruan. Sembilan rembulan kemudian, dia berbalik menjadi pemburu. Pemuda itu mengucapkan sumpah untuk membalas dendam atas kematian kerabatnya.

Terbebani penyesalan dan kesedihan, Torak mengikuti sang pembunuh ke Hutan Dalam. Di dalam Hutan, kebusukan telah merajalela. Klan-klan yang tinggal di sana bertikai akibat termakan keboho...more
Paperback, 355 pages
Published January 15th 2010 by Penerbit Matahati (first published January 1st 2008)
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Cindy
May 11, 2009 Cindy rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: any kid with a curious and adventure loving spirit
This is the best book so far in this very good series! It is packed full of adventure, literally from page one! Torak suffers yet another great loss in life, and this time, not being a small child, he swears revenge. He drags those who love him - Wolf, Renn, Fen-Keddin - along on his quest, and often, in spite of the evidence directly in front of him, he allows his oath of vengance to lead him down paths that are not in his best interests. Like any kid feeling grown while not yet being grown, he...more
Larissa
I wanted to give this book 10 stars!!!
Oh my god...
THIS BOOK IS AMAZING! I am crying, my heart has exploded and I am so in love with this series it hurts...
Unlike Outcast the storyline took a very different turn, this book was much darker and much more intense than any previous books, but this is what made it so good, as well as the countless adorable moments! I cannot recommend this series enough to people!! It's just got to be one of the best children's series ever and more people NEED to read...more
Liz
"Sometimes there's no warning. Nothing at all."

I am so in love with these books. I don't even know what to say about this, the 5th book in the "Chronicles of Ancient Darkness". AMAZING once again. I was so sad to see Bale go, but the ending of this book made up for so much. It really brought a tear to my eye. How special the relationships formed throughout this series have been. Wolf and Torak and Renn…just incredible. The chemistry between all the characters and their individual personalities a...more
CaroleHeidi
What I liked: Where to start? I have loved this series of books since I first opened Wolf Brother in 2004. Michelle Paver’s beautiful writing creates an ancient world that instantly draws you in and makes you believe in it so much you can almost feel the breeze and hear the Forest leaves rustling around you.

I love her detail. She has obviously done a lot of research and truly immersed herself in the world of post-ice age Europe and this reflects in every single line of the book. You can tell she...more
Megan
CHRONICLE OF ANCIENT DARKNESS - BOOK 5: OATH BREAKER by Michelle Paver
Oath Breaker is about a boy who lived in prehistoric times and had to learn to survive on his own. His father has died and he has been outcast from any clan. When Torak's best friend is killed, he swears vengence and goes after the killer along with another best friend and her uncle. I loved how the author enabled us to see what life was like back then and to see how people saw and interpreted their world. It was fascinating h...more
Maythavee
Oath Breaker was not disappointing at all. I loved it. (Not a big surprise surely)

Oh Bale. I really liked you. His fate was just horrible. And Torak. My poor Torak. It was hard watching Torak going on the journey to seek revenge. It simply isn’t who he is. We now know more about Torak’s mother and the story behind her medicine horn which was so heart-breaking. I also loved how Renn is admitting that she’s a Mage. It was awesome. Her snarky comments with the Red Deer clan were simply hilarious. A...more
Cheryl Landmark
Just like the first four books in this series, Michelle Paver keeps the action and adventure fast-paced and gripping. We follow Torak into the Deep Forest where danger threatens him at every turn as he seeks to fulfill his oath of vengenance against one of the Soul Eaters. Ms. Paver's beautiful writing is such that we can feel his despair and anger and pain as though it were our own. I think that what I like most about this series is the incredible bond between Torak and Wolf. They are pack-brot...more
ijul (yuliyono)
Saia mencoba maklum bahwa seri Torak tetaplah seri untuk anak-anak (khususnya), maka ketika setiap bukunya tidak diakhiri dengan "brutal" sebagaimana yang saia imajinasikan (terjadi pertarungan seru penuh darah untuk menumpas satu demi satu para Pemangsa Arwah), saia tetap mengacungkan jempol karena Michelle sukses memberi nyawa pada Torak dan Renn untuk survive di dunia/bumi yang masih perawan itu. Menyaksikan petualangan Torak, jadi ingat suku Na'vi di film bombastis James Cameron, Avatar, yan...more
Ordinary Dahlia

Horeeee...selesai!
G sedikit heran dengan begitu mudahnya kematian Dukun Ek!! Aduh tolong yah, harusnya didramatisir sedikiiiiit lagi hahaha...napsu membunuh g kumat neh keknya, maaf! dah naluri dari sononya (ini efek kurang tidur)
Tapi tenang, g masih tetap suka dengan hubungan misterius Serigala dan Torak ditambah lagi makin berkembangnya perasaan Torak dan Renn, jadi agak susah untuk nggak suka ma buku ini. Finally, torak memiliki kawanan sejatinya. Uhuy!!!

Special untuk Ijul, dirimu bertanggung...more
Ceria
(2008) Menanti versi Indonesianya.. Udah penasaran nih ma kelanjutan kisah Torak dan Renn melawan Soul Eater. Kejutan apalagi yang diberikan Paver dalam buku kelimanya ini ya??!!

(2010) Gila... versi English-nya keluar tahun 2008, versi Indonesia-nya baru muncul Februari 2010... Hmm... tapi menurutku yg kelima ini agak kurang seru n kurang asyik dibanding yg sebelumnya... Kenapa ya??
 Marla
Story jumps right in from last book. Torak needs to track and stop the last 2 remaining Soul Eaters.

Likes:
* Torak isn't an outcast anymore, but still clanless
* Wolf's point of view
* Wolves don't seek revenge
* Ravens were great additions to the gang - Rip and Rek
* Torak's tracking skills
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Fadhilatul
Urusan Torak dengan Para Pemangsa Arwah belum selesai. Masih ada 2 pemangsa arwah yang berburu 1 batu baiduri api yang tersisa. Salah satu dari mereka membunuh kerabat Torak yang tinggal di pulau Anjing Laut. Merasa bersalah, Torak pun memburu sang pembunuh dengan penuh kemarahan dan dendam.

Sepertinya saya semakin larut dengan serial Torak, hehe. Disini Torak digambarkan semakin dewasa, begitu juga dengan Serigala yang memasuki masa kawin dan memiliki bayi-bayi Serigala kecil pada akhirnya.

Banya...more
daniel ramkissoon
this book was actually pretty desent i think that the book was well written and well organized itw was a very interesting book michelle paver has never failed to diasa point me in any way i think that this book has offered a lot it has many different unique qualities which i really like i found this book to be focused more on sadness and revenge rather than all of the mythical action packed books in the series this one gets more serious than the other book torak has to avenge his kingsmans daet...more
Suzy newman
This book was phenomenal. In fact, this whole series was. I like this book because of its action. To begin with, there's this seat gripping writing style the author has in his action scenes. I feel like i'm part of them. Like when he fights thiazzi, and when he flees in the fire scene. Another reason I love this book is because of the main characters. Torak is brave. He's young and scared, but he gives all he can. he's faced many problems, his father dying, him being an outcast. But even though...more
Charity (CJ)
In my review of Outcast (or was it Soul Eater? They're all kind of mushing together in my head now), I said that I hoped the series would turn into more of a coming-of-age story. In Oath Breaker, it has---with a vengeance. Everyone is coming of age in this book---Torak, Renn, Wolf.

The plot in this one is a little less engaging (and a little more confusing) for me. Paver's descriptions of the forest are less vivid, and I didn't feel as much of a connection to the setting as I had in earlier books...more
Kiky Kartini
Buku kelima dr Chronicles of Ancient Darkness.

Kisah tentang hutan kuno nun jauh di pedalaman, dengan kaumnya yg sangat fanatik mengikuti ajaran yg mereka anut dan menerima bulat2 apa yg diperintahkan. Dan Torak harus menghadapi kaum seperti itu untuk menjalankan sumpahnya dan melindungi hutan.

Michelle paver benar2 seorang penggemar alam liar, observer dan penulis yg hebat. Seru juga ngerjain sesuatu yg benar2 dicintai seperti itu, dan sekaligus menghasilkan uang!
Ji Mei ^_^
Gee, this one was more intense, coming back with a full force of the forest. Torak is seeking revenge after a friend is killed by one of the Soul-Eaters. His journey takes him to the Deep Forest, where he hunts for the Soul-Eater. Renn comes along as usual. I like this one, because Torak learns more about life and Renn starts to show more. It was interesting how the clans have no idea of what war is and this one shows the beginning of one. (view spoiler)...more
Bunga Mawar
Bagian satu:
Baru lihat tadi pagi sampul edisi2 lain buku ini dalam bahasa Inggris. Jadi muncul pertanyaan iseng.

Begini, dalam buku ini petualangan Torak di Hutan Dalam mempertemukannya dengan klan Rusa Merah, klan asal ibunya. Maklum deh kalo rusa bertanduk menjadi sampul edisi bahasa Indonesia dari Matahati ini. Tapi kok ungu ya, bukan merah.

Tapi lagi... buku ini rupanya juga mencatat Torak sebagai Homo sapiens pertama yang menunggangi salah satu famili Equus caballus. Itu kan lebih keren!

Dan p...more
Doug
slightly better than the previous book. not by much.

i started out these reviews trying to convince myself these books were different enough to be worthy of promotion, but unlike torak, i've undergone a character transformation (in the space of an hour!) and realised that the only good thing about these books is their different settings, their smooth writing and...no, that's it. the characters are never properly developed, some are used as nothing more than plot-bearers. (view spoiler)...more
Alyssa
This is Tyler's (8yo) favorite series. He said that he really liked the ending of this one.

Update 03/20/13:
The ending is great. But man, I have to agree with Wolf, why are tailesses so complicated? We are stubborn, hide our feelings, don't listen to reason and let ourselves be motivated by anger. It is another book where we fear for our heroes as they try to figure out what all Thiazzi is up to and not get lost in the choas he tries to create. We learn more about Torak's backstory, this time his...more
Sri
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Lynsey
Not my favourite book of the series but still a good read. You can tell that a lot of research went into these books and each of them have been enjoyable and well written.
I'd definitely recommend this series to anyone that fancies a bit of a change from the norm. Also the end of this book really made me smile. It was obvious what was coming but still a really uplifting ending. Overall pretty good stuff
Taran  Winkler
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CekMoNSter
OKay..I accidentally skipped this book, and went ahead of myself to read the finale for this series. Seriously, that was a good excuse to reread the last book again. But, I didn`t lied.. It was mistake.. I`ve finished with the last book when I first realized about this human error..LOL..
Anyway about this..OMG..The bits of love between Torak and Renn..Finally, after all this years.He was obviously jealous of Bale, which I think had small parts in in the beginning, and none later on..
About the cla...more
Amanda
I remember finishing this book and getting sad because I couldn't find the last book in stores. I don't even think it was out yet (I read a swedish version of it and it takes time to translate a book you know). It's a wonderful wonderful book.
Moses Pippenger
Oath Breaker might have been the best book in the series (And that's saying a lot). The environment was really powerful in this book. I especially liked it when he traveled through the trees.
Steve
MP certainly has a unique and endearing style to her writings and she brings her work to life in the pages.

I listened to the series on audiobook and i enjoyed all of them. I would recommend listening to them, if you have only read the book.
Amanda Northrup
I continue to love this series. In Oath Breaker, Torak's story focuses on his quest for vengeance. He demonstrates some erratic, angry behavior at first. This really annoyed me, but of course it turns out to be an important element of the story. Michelle Paver never includes loose ends.

I really enjoyed the ending of this book. It is the first in the series with a happy ending, so that was a nice change. The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is that these books are beginning to follow a...more
Gennie
The fifth book in the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness is a book that, although not the best of the entire series, does leave you waiting and whishing for the last book to be published.

In this, the fifth installment, Torak again faces tough decisions that will create suspense in the reader as they await his choice. The book obviously involves one of the soul eaters, and this particular soul eater is portrayed as the terrifying figure of darkness which Torak must defeat.

Overall it is a very excit...more
Mack Hale
The fifth book in this six book Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series, the Oath Breaker was simply magnificent. It was a roller coaster ride where different emotions were tapped as it went on.

It was heavy at first with the lost Torak was blown with. Then it turned mesmerizing with the exploration of the deep forest and its people. Annoying with the disagreements and quarrels. Finally it ended wonderfully with the revelation of Torak's entire story and then there was the heart warming imagery of...more
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Michelle Paver was born in Central Africa, but came to England as a child. After gaining a degree in Biochemistry from Oxford University, she became a partner in a City law firm, but eventually gave that up to write full-time.

The hugely successful Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series arose from Michelle's lifelong passion for animals, anthropology and the distant past - as as well as an encounter...more
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