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Shaman's Crossing (Soldier Son Series #1) -
Shaman's Crossing (Soldier Son Series #1)
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Nevare Burvelle was destined from birth to be a soldier. The second son of a newly anointed nobleman, he must endure the rigors of military training at the elite King's Cavella Academy—and survive the hatred, cruelty, and derision of his aristocratic classmates—before joining the King... show more
Nevare Burvelle was destined from birth to be a soldier. The second son of a newly anointed nobleman, he must endure the rigors of military training at the elite King's Cavella Academy&#8212and survive the hatred, cruelty, and derision of his aristocratic classmates&#8212before joining the King of Gernia's brutal campaign of territorial expansion. The life chosen for him will be fraught with hardship, for he must ultimately face a forest-dwelling folk who will not submit easily to a king's tyranny. And they possess an ancient magic their would-be conquerors have long discounted&#8212a powerful sorcery that threatens to claim Nevare Burvelle's soul and devastate his world once the Dark Evening brings the carnival to Old Thares.
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Format: Textbook
ASIN: 9780060758288
Publisher: HarperCollins
Edition language: English
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The Golden Darter
The Golden Darter rated it
2.0 Shaman's Crossing (Soldier Son Series #1)
I love Hobb's Farseer and Tawney Man series. LOVE. This book was entirely different, and not really in a good way. The main reason was Navare. He is nothing like Fitz. I like Fitz... Bad things happen to him, he deals with them and moves on. This Navare kid was almost like a sponge. I never got a fe...
rameau's ramblings
rameau's ramblings rated it
3.0 Shaman's Crossing (Soldier Son Series #1)
I don't like the slow starts, but I trusted the author to lay the foundation carefully, and in the end I was rewarded. I devoured the second half of the book in few days instead of months it took me to finish reading the first half.
joannajoanna
joannajoanna rated it
1.0 Shaman's Crossing (Soldier Son Series #1)
There are some highlights in the book that suggest the world could be so much more interesting. The magic system of the plainsmen has a weakness against Iron but we don't really know what the source of the magic is (beyond a frog that can cause hallucinations). The Specks to the far west also show s...
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