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The Rising Dark
For many years, the Seven Realms has been a peaceful land under one High King. A place untroubled by sorcery, in which the farmers of Heseldorn tend their fields, the warriors of Thaeonasta guard the pass to the Northern wastes, and the fellstalkers of Pendren continue their solitary wanderings on the wild fells. But it is also a land in which men touch iron ere they speak ...more
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Sep 13, 2012 Ursa rated it really liked it
All in all, this book is enjoyable. The pace is a little slow at first. The scenery description is mostly rich and beautiful but lengthy at times, making it too easy to skip a few pages if you're not a patient reader. But it got better along the way and got me hooked all the same. While the plot is well constructed and the mysteries are steadily built up, the characters are what has drawn me in. They're an allegiance of fascinating individuals: men, elves, dwarves and half-man-half-elf. They are ...more