Into the Dark Lands
War has its cost, and the Servants of the Bright Heart and the Servants of the Dark Heart have been locked in a struggle that has defined lifeand deathfor millennia. But the end is coming, and only the Lady who has served the Bright Heart for the whole of her immortal life has seen it, in a... show more
War has its cost, and the Servants of the Bright Heart and the Servants of the Dark Heart have been locked in a struggle that has defined lifeand deathfor millennia. But the end is coming, and only the Lady who has served the Bright Heart for the whole of her immortal life has seen it, in a vision that spans time and demands the highest of prices.Erin is a healer, and against the nature of her birthright she has learned to wield a sword and use it to bring death to the enemies of her people. Scarred by the losses that war always demands, she is the chosen champion of Light and the enemy of darkness.But no magical sword or simple quest awaits Erin. Her journey and her doom lie in the Dark Heart’s stronghold, and in the hands of her people’s greatest enemy.
Publish date: August 11th 2005
Publisher: BenBella Books
Pages no: 315
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Adult Fiction
, Dark Fantasy
, Heroic Fantasy
, Sword And Sorcery
Series: Books of the Sundered (#1)
This is Michelle Sagara's best book, in my opinion. It's less silly and has more definition than the Elantra books; the characters are good, the world-building is actually very well done, and the magic in it is, quite simply, beautiful. I do like the Elantra books, but they're all kind of the same. ...
I was looking for some non-medieval fantasy by someone I hadn't yet read and stumbled upon this. I was very impressed; the writing is good and the story is great. West's take on the eternal struggle between good and evil is innovative and difficult to put down. If you enjoy fantasy, give this a try ...
Okay, before other Michelle West lovers burn me in effigy, let me explain why I'm giving this two stars, and let me also say I love West's writing. The Sun Sword series is one of the best series ever. Go read it now!This, you will notice, is not the Sun Sword series. It is West's first book, a fa...