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Fate of the Fallen

(The Shroud of Prophecy #1)

4.06  ·  Rating details ·  34 ratings  ·  12 reviews
The Shroud of Prophecy tests fate to discover what happens when the path of good and right, the triumph of light over darkness, the only path to salvation… fails.

Everyone loves Mathias. So naturally, when he discovers it’s his destiny to save the world, he dives in head first, pulling his best friend Aaslo along for the ride.

Mathias is thrilled for the adventure! There’s n
ebook, 400 pages
Expected publication: November 5th 2019 by Tor Books
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Rilia No, and the amount of books in the King's Dark Tidings series is not determined yet.
Erin It's not published yet. Kel Kade was picked up by Tor, the publishing house late last year. An article on stated that the story will be out in…moreIt's not published yet. Kel Kade was picked up by Tor, the publishing house late last year. An article on stated that the story will be out in 2019, this was announced around the same time as the third book came out. Every once in a while, I will check for new information related to this book. There is nothing new, and it's not up for pre-order at this time, but we have at least another year to wait.(less)

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May 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: a small-town boy from a remote village learns that he is the Chosen One, destined to fulfill The Prophecy and save the world from encroaching evil. Sound familiar? Fans of classic epic fantasy from authors Robert Jordan, David Eddings, Anne McCaffrey, and even J.K. Rowling have spun their own versions of this time-honored formula. But what happens if the prophecy fails? How would the world react when it is inevitable that the forces of evil will win? Kel Kade ...more
Aug 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I don’t want to review this early- so I’ll hold off on a full review.


You should go preorder this book right now.

If book two existed yet, I’d be going to the book store to pick it up, right now.

One of the best fantasy books I’ve read all year. It’s killing me to think about how long I’ll have to wait for book two.

Thank you to GoodReads and Tor for hosting the giveaway in which I won this.
Leslie Pinson
Jun 15, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: edelweiss
I liked this book. It took the epic battle in a different direction. The heroes are not who you think they are. This book shows that things don't always go as they are planned. The characters stay true to how they were written throughout the book.
Alyssa Indira
**I received an ARC of this novel through whoever sponsored this book for eligibility in the Goodreads giveaway program. This has not impacted my review in any way**

*no spoilers were harmed in the making of this review*

"Brother in all things, brothers in all things that matter and those that dont"

Hey guys, so I finished Fate of the Fallen (The Shroud of Prophecy, #1) by Kel Kade. It was definitely not what I was expecting. Yet the author still made the journey interesting and captivating, drivin
Maddie O.
Jul 25, 2019 marked it as future-releases  ·  review of another edition
"Chosen one with a twist" is one of my favorite niche genres so I'm allllll in for this.
Aug 01, 2019 marked it as to-read
Gimme gimme gimme *grabby hands*.

All I know about this book is that there’s a Chosen One who’s chosen destiny doesn’t go as planned and that the sidekick shines.
Denise Weintraut
Disclaimer: I received an ARC of Fate of the Fallen in exchange for my review.

Kel Kade does an excellent job of combining great fantasy elements into a cohesive novel: the unlikely hero, gruesome creatures, magical powers, and a posse of mixed talents. I particularly liked the introduction of gods in the style of Greek gods, and the focus on the nurturing of nature. The dialogue worked well, but I felt that some of the plotline was a bit clunky in how it dropped in key knowledge. I would have p
Marti Dolata
Could this summary be more generic and uninformative? Having doubts about even having this on my want to list.
Aug 09, 2019 rated it did not like it
Shelves: adult, fantasy, giveaways
I won a copy of this book through Goodreads giveaways, and though I finished it a few days ago, it has taken me a little while to review it. The reason for this is that I read through all the overwhelmingly positive reviews it got, and since I really really did not like it, I wanted to think about it a bit to see if maybe there was something I had missed. In the end, I still really really did not like it. Perhaps I just don't like traditional fantasy anymore, since there is so much more creative ...more
Aug 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. The potential for this to be a grim, dark and depressing book was tremendous, but Kade very clearly walked the line between depression and joy adeptly. He created very interesting characters and got more out of them than any other author I've read in a long, long time. Kade's twists both in plot and character just kept coming and coming. I look forward to the second book more than any other future release.
Jenny Brown
May 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
OMG that's the journey Kel, not all are fit to ride. Great job
Jul 02, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, adult, arc
ARC provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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Kel Kade lives in Texas and occasionally serves as an adjunct college faculty member, inspiring young minds and introducing them to the fascinating and very real world of geosciences. Thanks to Kade’s enthusiastic readers and the success of the King’s Dark Tidings series, Kade is now able to create universes spanning space and time, develop criminal empires, plot the downfall of tyrannous rulers, ...more