The Death of Chaos (The Saga of Recluce #5)
Lerris has settled into being a woodworker and building a life with Krystal. But this newfound peace is endangered when both Candar and Recluce come under the threat of invasion from the Empire of Hamor. Despite the imminent possibility of destruction, the lands of Candar will not unite and Recluce will not heed the peril. Lerris is faced with the challenge of becoming the...more
Most of the writing flaws are greatly mitigated. The onomatopoeia is still present, but as an occasional touch of flavor rather than a method of communicating action - this is much less jarring. Ler...more
A complaint I had at first was that each character only had one book. He has since expanded that out to two to three and I love how the characters develop.
I really have enjoyed Modesitt's Recluce series, but I'm having a bit of an issue with the way he portrays women in relationships. Over and again, they're cold, bitter, shrewish bitches that just don't understand the poor guy they're involved romantically with. He manages to make the men look just as terrible, but honestly.. it tends to fall squarely on the '...more
After taking the readers from the confused beginnings of Lerris to his first accomplishments as a wizard-crafter through a journey back to the founding of Recluce and the great characters that have achieved great deeds in the history of Recluce, not without the difficult und...more
He has worked as a Navy pilot, lifeguard, delivery boy, u...more