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Shadow Warrior

(The Mechanica Wars #2)

4.36  ·  Rating details ·  11 ratings  ·  6 reviews
The agony of a failed quest haunts Kanze Zenjiro, but the betrayal by those he trusted has turned his world upside down. With a heart full of hatred and defeat, Zen is desperate to get back to Nihon and demand the truth from his father.

Meanwhile, the Iberian Empire sends their soaring airships and steam-powered giants into The Orient. They threaten to upset the balance of
Paperback, 397 pages
Published September 4th 2014 by 4 Wing Press (first published September 2nd 2014)
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Dec 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: steampunk, fiction
Second books in a trilogy tend to be my least favorite, so even though I absolutely loved the first book, I dove into this one with some trepidation.

Well, as second books in a trilogy go, this one was awesome. It started where the first book left off and dove straight into the plot. There was some shambling slow pacing in the middle, but compared to a lot of 2nd books it was practically full steam ahead.

The ending had a lot in common with the first book, as in I wanted to curl up into a ball a
Christine Rains
Sep 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Kanze Zenjiro is a young man of honor and power. When he fails on his quest, he wants only to return to Nihon and discover the truth of the betrayal. His father's lies eat away at him, but he finds himself on a different path, learning about his mother's past. The Iberian Empire is set on conquering the Orient, and Zen's father's solution may kill everyone. Zen and his friends must find a way to stop him or end up as casualties themselves.

This incredible book is the second one in the Mechanica S
Oct 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Beautiful writing, excellent character development, great action scenes, and excellent world-building in the steampunk genre. Highly recommend!
Sep 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Great continuation of the series!
Sep 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sci-fi-fantasy
Wow. I did not see that coming. Can't wait for the third book. ...more
Stuart Thaman
Sep 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is the second book in the Mechanica Wars series. For that reason, the review might have some spoilers. You've been warned. Picking up exactly where book one left off, Zen is in full-blown despair. His sacred ancestral quest turned out to be a sham (although I have suspicions...) and he has forsaken his homeland. With nowhere left to turn, he travels to the mysterious home of the Shadows to do some much needed soul searching. Without giving too much away, Shadow Warrior is basically a tale o ...more
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