Throne of the Crescent Moon
Publish date: February 7th 2012
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Speculative Fiction
, Heroic Fantasy
, Sword And Sorcery
Series: The Crescent Moon Kingdoms (#1)
My fricking heart man, this book was so good. I mean it was good and then it got great and now I'm emotionally comprised. Really looking forward to the next novel!!
Resorting to the blurb for a plot summary, because I need to get my reviews up to date, and trying to come up with my own synopsis takes too long: The Crescent Moon Kingdoms are at a boiling point. A struggle between the iron-fisted Khalif and the mysterious Falcon Prince is reaching its climax. I...
Things I liked: • characters • worldbuilding • story Things I didn't like: • the prose So that's that then. When the writing gets to your nerves, the characters start grating, the brilliant worldbuilding loses its shine and the story becomes one of those "why do I care again" tales. I'd still ...
This was simultaneously colorful and extremely grey. There should be no doubt this is dark fantasy. It starts with the villain doing terribly villainous and also terrifying things. It does not exactly ever get "pretty," because this is not a pretty universe. The good guys, while easy to root for,...
Doctor Adoulla Makhslood has been a ghul hunter for decades. He's getting too old for this shit. His young assistant, a dervish named Raseed, helps with the fighting but wearies him with his rigid piety. Makhslood would have retired long ago if there were anyone to turn the reins over to, but he's t...