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The Adamantine Palace - Stephen Deas
The Adamantine Palace
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The power of the Realms depends on its dragons. With their terrifying natures tempered by a mysterious liquid, they are ridden by the aristocracy and bred for hunting and war. But as dangerous political maneuverings threaten the empire, a single dragon has gone missing. And even one... show more
The power of the Realms depends on its dragons. With their terrifying natures tempered by a mysterious liquid, they are ridden by the aristocracy and bred for hunting and war. But as dangerous political maneuverings threaten the empire, a single dragon has gone missing. And even one dragon-returned to its full intelligence and fury-could spell disaster for the Realms...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451463371 (0451463374)
Publisher: Roc
Pages no: 369
Edition language: English
Series: The Memory of Flames (#1)
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Foggygirl
Foggygirl rated it
5.0 Absolutely loved it!
Filled with intrigue, poison, byzantine political plots worthy of Westeros and seriously bad ass dragons that would put the beat down on the Dragon riders of Pern if given the opportunity.
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Adamantine Palace
I could see where he was going with the story. What if Dragons had been the top of the chain, then humans discovered a way of pacifing them and one got free and managed to get their mind back. What if these dragons were like phoenixes, reincarnating over and over and remember the years of servitud...
Pauline's Fantasy Reviews
Pauline's Fantasy Reviews rated it
4.0 Adamantine Palace
Well, this is a whole heap of rip-roaring fun and no mistake. It's not profound, the characters are all selfish and devious bastards, the world-building is a bit flat and the writing is capable if not particularly memorable, but - what a cracking story. Of course, it's the dragons who make it. I've ...
Amadan na Briona
Amadan na Briona rated it
2.0
A fairly standard fantasy novel with dragons, backstabbing nobles, and not terribly original magic. It was entertaining enough, but not nearly as thrilling or innovative as the recommendation that came with it. The writing is okay, but Deas is not good at laying down plot or developing characters, s...
Lurv a la Mode 2
Lurv a la Mode 2 rated it
2.0
You can find my full review here:http://www.lurvalamode.com/2010/03/15/review-the-adamantine-palace/
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