The King's Buccaneer
As for the relation to the Riftwar Saga, the events in this book happen quite a number of years after that trilogy, with many of the character's children being involved in the new story.(less)
Nicholas is forced to do a lot of growing, of course, but what's surprising is just how comprehensive the tragedy is compared to his reactions.
Simple puppy love evolves into survival, ideology, and duty. But the scope and the scale quickly flies beyond the initial and we travel across the world, new lands to explore or be horrified by, and above all, far-ranging effects.
This is definitely not the ...more
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The previous book focused on the tw ...more
My first book of 2021 and last started in 2020. ...more
ISBN 0-586-20322–2 and published by Voyager (An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers) in 1995.
Cover illustration by Geoff Taylor
This adventure is set 10 years after the events recounted in Prince of the Blood and tells the events of Nicolas, the third son of Arutha and Anita conDoin.
Nicolas and his squire Harry are sent to Crydee where Nicolas is to learn more about the day-to-day life at the frontier. Nicolas is expected to act as the squire of Duke ...more
If you were a fan of Amos Trask in the earlier novels, this is the book for you! ...more
Sure, certain ...more
Set ten years after the events in "Prince of the Blood", this book is a remarkable adventure of mystery and magic. In Amos Trask's ship, Prince Nicholas and Squire Harry set sail for a friendly visit to Uncle Martin in Crydee. But while the two are guests in Crydee, disaster strikes. Nicholas, third son of Prince Arutha, is a gifted youngster, but sheltered by life at his father's court in Krondor. To learn more of the world outside the palace walls, Nicholas and his squire, Harry, set sail for...more
This book is about how Nick, the youngest of Arutha’s 3 sons, goes on an adventure to what is the 'end of the world to rescue the captured people of crydee and bring them ba ...more
I tore through this series and have been reading since.
Feist is an amazing story teller and his world of Midkemia sets the stage for some really crazy and beloved characters. Of all the series I have read I think ...more
Feist's use of supporting characters to reach my heart and to add a sense of humor occurs once again in this book. Readers are once again ...more
It was nice that Feist brought in a new world in this story, and he probably explores that in his later books.
However with this book I found it particularly hard to emotionally connect with any of the characters this book. In the resolution I didn't empathise with Iasha's maids or ...more