The Ace Of Skulls
All good things come to an end. And this is it: the last stand of the Ketty Jay and her intrepid crew.They've been shot down, set up, double-crossed and ripped off. They've stolen priceless treasures, destroyed a ten-thousand-year-old Azryx city and sort-of-accidentally blew up the son of the... show more
All good things come to an end. And this is it: the last stand of the Ketty Jay and her intrepid crew.They've been shot down, set up, double-crossed and ripped off. They've stolen priceless treasures, destroyed a ten-thousand-year-old Azryx city and sort-of-accidentally blew up the son of the Archduke. Now they've gone and started a civil war. This time, they're really in trouble.As Vardia descends into chaos, Captain Frey is doing his best to keep his crew out of it. He's got his mind on other things, not least the fate of Trinica Dracken. But wars have a way of dragging people in, and sooner or later they're going to have to pick a side. It's a choice they'll be staking their lives on. Cities fall and daemons rise. Old secrets are uncovered and new threats revealed. When the smoke clears, who will be left standing?
Publish date: September 19th 2013
Pages no: 492
Edition language: English
Series: Tales of the Ketty Jay (#4)
The Ace of Skulls is a fast-paced, thrilling, fantasy-steampunk adventure story that provides a magnificent conclusion to the tales of crew of the air-ship "The Ketty Jay". Note: This is book 4 of 4. I recommend reading the previous three novels to have a better understanding of what is going on...
Vardia was in the middle of a civil war thanks to actions of Ketty Jay crew in the previous book. Its infamous captain Frey still pursued his lost love, the rest of the crew and all the consequences be damned. The crew finally began getting clued in that their captain would not think twice about put...
I went into this book not knowing it was to all appearances the last book in this series. And I'm sort of glad I did, but a part of me wishes I'd known so I could take the time and really savored the whole thing, even when the tense situations and driving plotting made me fly headlong through the pa...
And thus ends the Tales of the Ketty Jay. Makes me sad that won't be any more books in this series. I loved every book and will definitely be re-reading them someday. This book resolves and ties things off a little too neatly perhaps, but I like that Wooding implies that the story, like life, alw...