The Realms of the Gods
During a dire battle against the fearsome Skinners, Daine and her mage teacher Numair are swept into the Divine Realms. Though happy to be alive, they are not where they want to be. They are desperately needed back home, where their old enemy, Ozorne, and his army of strange creatures are waging... show more
During a dire battle against the fearsome Skinners, Daine and her mage teacher Numair are swept into the Divine Realms. Though happy to be alive, they are not where they want to be. They are desperately needed back home, where their old enemy, Ozorne, and his army of strange creatures are waging war against Tortall. Trapped in the mystical realms Daine discovers her mysterious parentage. And as these secrets of her past are revealed so is the treacherous way back to Tortall. So they embark on an extraordinary journey home, where the fate of all Tortall rests with Daine and her wild magic.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 1st 2006
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 347
Edition language: English
Series: The Immortals (#4)
Generally a good book. Was disturbed by the relationship between a 16 and 30 yr old though. Didn't bother me the first time I read it (when I must have been about 12) but now more of an issue to my brain.
I enjoyed this book a lot when I first picked it up. The writing was strong and compelling as were the characters. I read nearly half of it in a day. But when Diane and Numair became more than friends, there was a noticeable decline in just about everything. And Numair is WAY older than Diane. And j...
Daine and this series aren't my favorite among Pierce's characters or books. I think because I find the environmentalist themes unsympathetic and preachy. Pierce's imagination never flags though, and that does make all her books enjoyable and in this one I especially love how she gives another dimen...
Oh, this is definitely a great way to wrap up a series. And I just LOVED the love story between Daine and Numair. So nice. If they hadn't known each other so long, I might have felt weird about it. Or maybe I should feel weird. I don't know. She was underage, and he was like 10 years older tha...