Alternate cover edition for ASIN B000FBFMFMKing Shrewd is dead at the hands of his son Regal. As is Fitz—or so his enemies and friends believe. But with the help of his allies and his beast magic, he emerges from the grave, deeply scarred in body and soul. The kingdom also teeters toward ruin:... show more
Alternate cover edition for ASIN B000FBFMFMKing Shrewd is dead at the hands of his son Regal. As is Fitz—or so his enemies and friends believe. But with the help of his allies and his beast magic, he emerges from the grave, deeply scarred in body and soul. The kingdom also teeters toward ruin: Regal has plundered and abandoned the capital, while the rightful heir, Prince V
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 1998-01-20
Pages no: 757
Edition language: English
Series: Farseer Trilogy (#3)
Ok. So I finally finished book 3 of The Farseer trilogy and it was a lot. This time out Fitz is on a quest to find Prince Verity and aid Queen-in-waiting Kettricken in first hiding, then retaking the throne. Along the way he continues to fail at assassining (don't look at me like that, it's totally ...
“When you try your best but you don't succeedWhen you get what you want but not what you needWhen you feel so tired but you can't sleepStuck in reverse” - ColdplayThere is a kind of trope in epic fantasy where the Chosen One gets angry at being chosen, at what he has to sacrifice for the global bene...
...But sometimes I didn't really love what the story did to the characters. Still, we're talking about an epic quest that includes magic, swords, and (eventually) dragons. The writing is flawless. The good guys are noble and you want them to win. The Bad guys are evil and you want them to get thei...
I love the characters but not the story by this third book. It has a rushed ending and doesn't really complete the original plot from earlier books. Not sure if I will continue... This took too long to get through.
I am always left a bit dumbstruck after reading these books. The characters are so vivid and their stories so compelling I have to go through a grieving process to come to terms with the fact that the book is done.My only preoccupation, in this case, is that the ending seems quite... final. And, con...