The Emperor's Blades
Publish date: August 26th 2014
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne (#1)
An excellent epic fantasy centred around the three children of the Annurian emperor following his assassination. Engaging characters and a nicely rounded plot, continues in book two."I don't suppose there's any way you can dim those eyes of yours. It's nice that a goddess fucked your great-great-gra...
After reading fantasy for most of my life, I’ve seen more than a few “Next Big Thing” come along. Some of those hyped novels and series have lived up to the tile, but more than a few have crumbled under the expectations. At least, in my eyes they did. And so when I kept seeing people rave about Bria...
Definitely a strong foundation for the continuing story, but all of that made it a bit slow to start. We're following the lives of the Emperor's three children, one at the heart of his empire, one training on remote islands to become an elite warrior, and his heir sequestered away living as a monk ...
The Emperor has been murdered, leaving the Annurian Empire in turmoil. Now his progeny must bury their grief and prepare to unmask a conspiracy. His son Valyn, training for the empire’s deadliest fighting force, hears the news an ocean away. He expected a challenge, but after several ‘accidents’ and...