In the second volume of this powerful trilogy, Somiss, exiled and desperate, hoards the magic he is recovering from ancient documents while Sadima and Franklin struggle to contain his egomaniacal ambitions by secretly recording the magic, hoping to share it with humankind. Generations later, Hahp... show more
In the second volume of this powerful trilogy, Somiss, exiled and desperate, hoards the magic he is recovering from ancient documents while Sadima and Franklin struggle to contain his egomaniacal ambitions by secretly recording the magic, hoping to share it with humankind. Generations later, Hahp and Gerrard, students at Somiss’s brutal academy, endure the painful ordeals used to “teach” magic. Their tenuous pact, forged to survive, falters as they plot to destry Somiss, the school . . . and set magic free.
Publish date: August 4th 2009
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 554
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Young Adult Fantasy
Series: A Resurrection of Magic (#2)
The two stories alternate again, the boys go through more torture but seem to be learning something from it; Sadima first helps transcribe songs, then escapes, then finds herself without memory and stuck in a town. It's interesting, I wasn't as entralled as I was by the first one and the torture of...
Did I say in my first review that I loved my youngest brother for telling me about this series? Remind me to bludgeon him. There's still no information on when the last book is going to be out, though according to the author's blog, it was given to the publishers back in November of 2012. Maybe I wo...
Great follow-up to Skin Hunger. I am left with a few questions but maybe have more answers from reading this after wondering what would be the result of things that happened in Skin Hunger. I love the writing in this; love the plot; and can't get enough of Sadima. She's a great character and her sto...
This is my first five star rating since Froi of the Exiles - so I hope you get some idea just how awesome this book is. I didn't even plan to review this book with it being the second in a series and not a new release, but then I thought it was such a step up from the first book that I had to say my...
The 2nd part in the Resurrection of Magic trilogy. The first book juxtaposed Hahp, a boy of wealth and privilege who is pledged to the magicians by his mercenary father, and Sadima, an impoverished farmgirl seeking a livelihood in the city. In Hahp's nation, magic is common (though highly expensiv...