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The Fort at River's Bend (The Camulod Chronicles, Book 5) - Jack Whyte
The Fort at River's Bend (The Camulod Chronicles, Book 5)
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Fearing for the life of his nephew Arthur when an assassination attempt goes awry, Merlyn Britannicus takes his young charge to embark on a journey that will take them to the ruins of a long-abandoned Roman fort -- far from Camulod and the only place where Merlyn feels they will be safe. It is... show more
Fearing for the life of his nephew Arthur when an assassination attempt goes awry, Merlyn Britannicus takes his young charge to embark on a journey that will take them to the ruins of a long-abandoned Roman fort -- far from Camulod and the only place where Merlyn feels they will be safe. It is there that Merlyn will enlist the help of a close-knit group of friends to help Arthur learn the skills of a warrior and the tough lessons of justice, honor, and the responsibilities of leadership. Arthur is just a boy, but the day is not far off when he will claim the sword that is his birthright: Excalibur.But how can Merlyn prepare young Arthur to be a ruler of men if he continues to train him in isolation? Does the advantage of taking him back to the world out-weigh the threat to his life from those who would stop at nothing to see him dead? The life of young Arthur Pendragon is at a crossroads for new forces are rising to threaten the tenuous peace the countryside.In the end Merlyn must decide to risk the dream -- and the life of his young charge -- if a united Britain is ever to be made real.
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ISBN: 9780312865979 (031286597X)
Publisher: Forge
Edition language: English
Series: Camulod Chronicles (#5)
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3.0 The Fort at River's Bend
The series, to this point has been engrossing and the characters are deep and vivid. Unfortunatly, the fifth book in the series does not meet the standard of the others. There is a distinct lack of excitement in this entry in the series and often feels like and multiple pages of endless dialogue. ...
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