For centuries, the people of Alera have harnessed the furies elementals of earth, air, fire, water, wood, and metal to protect their land from aggressors. But no fury can save them from the dangers they face within. A mysterious attack from across the sea has weakened the First Lord. Should he... show more
For centuries, the people of Alera have harnessed the furies elementals of earth, air, fire, water, wood, and metal to protect their land from aggressors. But no fury can save them from the dangers they face within. A mysterious attack from across the sea has weakened the First Lord. Should he fall, a bloody civil war is inevitable. The responsibility of fending off assassination attempts and treachery within the First Lord s circle of spies falls on Tavi, the one man with no fury to call...
Publish date: 2008-11-26
Edition language: English
Series: Codex Alera (#2)
Codex Alera is Jim Butcher's straight-out traditional fantasy series, as compared to his urban fantasy "Harry Dresden" series, set in a slightly different Chicago, or his "Cinder Spires" series (only the first book of which is out, that being The Aeronaut's Windlass), which has a more steampunk vibe...
I love this author and this series has won my heart. Tavi the young lad is in the academy and is being bullied and thinks he is less than others because of his weakness in certain areas. Tavi, has a good group of friends and some amazing facility members surrounding him.* He really reminds me of ano...
Remember, kids. Only you can prevent wildfires. Academ's Fury (Codex Alera, #2) by Jim Butcher Has spoilers for the first book, Furies of Calderon, my review of which is here. Academ's Fury and its sequel, Cursor's Fury, are my two favourite books in the Codex Alera series. Academ's Fury was actu...
Still loads of incredulous action and reasoning. Seriously, am I the only one who thinks that in case of an Emperor's temporary unavailability, there SHOULD be some established chain of authority? Instead we are given some shady "can't strust nobody" excuses, just for the convenience of the Author, ...
704 pages... and I'm sad there aren't more.I'm surprised by how much I like this series - especially since I don't like Butcher's Dresden novels much. I like that the hero in this book is the only one in their world to doesn't have magical powers, but has to rely simply on his wits to survive.
Share this Book