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Wielding a Red Sword - Piers Anthony
Wielding a Red Sword
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Mym was a dutiful son, but rather than agree to his father's choice for his marriage, he took up the Red Sword, symbol of office of the Incarnation of War, in order to ameliorate some of the suffering caused by Earth's constant petty wars. But Mym discovered that Satan was waiting to trap him,... show more
Mym was a dutiful son, but rather than agree to his father's choice for his marriage, he took up the Red Sword, symbol of office of the Incarnation of War, in order to ameliorate some of the suffering caused by Earth's constant petty wars. But Mym discovered that Satan was waiting to trap him, and he must now take desperate measures to outwit the evil genius who aimed to destroy the world....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345322210 (0345322215)
ASIN: 345322215
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
Series: Incarnations of Immortality (#4)
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Trea's Journey for a Good Book
Trea's Journey for a Good Book rated it
3.0 Wielding a Red Sword (Incarnations of Immortality #4)
The fourth book in this series focuses around the Incarnation of War. War, like Death that we met in On a Pale Horse, is a difficult subject with many facets to explore. All of the books thus far have a similar structure: The first part introduces the mortal character and shows how he or she becomes...
A Voracious Reader
A Voracious Reader rated it
5.0 War...What's it good for?
*Book source ~ My home library Mym is a Prince who stutters. Since he has an older brother who will inherit the throne he finally runs away to join a traveling circus. He starts out doing menial labor, but soon works up to being one of the main attractions as Mym the Mime. He and Orb Kaftan, the m...
Reading Adler's List
Reading Adler's List rated it
3.0
It’s a clever twist, making Mym a Hindu and interjecting him into the occidental role of Mars. And it works. The series was becoming (and still is) somewhat predictable at this point- mortal becomes immortal, meets other immortals and then has some interaction with Satan. However, Mym’s outside ...
Jo Thomas
Jo Thomas rated it
3.0 Wielding a Red Sword
As with the earlier books in the series: not as good as I remembered. But I will finish my re-read!
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.0 The Incarnation of War
It seems that in his way Anthony is attempting political commentary in his novels. Having (unfortunately) read quite a lot of his works, this is something that he does seem to do, however, I would have to add, not in a really good way. Anthony is first and foremost a science-fiction/fantasy writer, ...
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