Raven Flight: A Shadowfell novel
Neryn has finally found the rebel group at Shadowfell, and now her task is to seek out the elusive Guardians, vital to her training as a Caller. These four powerful beings have been increasingly at odds with human kind, and Neryn must prove her worth to them. She desperately needs their help to... show more
Neryn has finally found the rebel group at Shadowfell, and now her task is to seek out the elusive Guardians, vital to her training as a Caller. These four powerful beings have been increasingly at odds with human kind, and Neryn must prove her worth to them. She desperately needs their help to use her gift without compromising herself or the cause of overthrowing the evil King Keldec.Neryn must journey with the tough and steadfast Tali, who looks on Neryn's love for the double agent Flint as a needless vulnerability. And perhaps it is. What Flint learns from the king will change the battlefield entirely—but in whose favor, no one knows.
Publish date: 2013-07-09
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, High Fantasy
, Young Adult Fantasy
Raven Flight definitely suffers from the dreaded "middle book syndrome." I know that this series can be riveting; I felt it when I read Shadowfell, and I felt it when I got to the last 5% of this book. But, everything leading up to the ending, with the exception of one pretty intense scene, can most...
This is a migrated review from Amazon. After my recent argument with Anne Rice, I have decided to get serious about removing my content from Aunt Ammy, so a series of migrated reviews will show up over here over the next few weeks. So, to begin. Juliet Marillier is one of my favorite authors. If s...
Raven Flight is a very good sequel to Shadowfell; there was good character development and despite the fact that Flint is scarce in much of the book I still really enjoyed it. I do hope book three picks up the pace a little.
Raven Flight wisely lets the romance fall by the wayside to focus on the rebellion and Neryn's progress as a Caller. I say wisely, because I was never really too sold on Flint as a love interest. Life at Shadowfell is fascinating and if what exactly the rebels are doing to win freedom is sort of vag...
I did end up liking this, but I can also admit that I am a leeeetle bit disappointed. This falls prey to the "quest" sort of plot that pops up so often in fantasy.... and that doesn't really make for the most compelling read.Review to come.