Part of the The Godless World series
An uneasy truce exists between the thanes of the True Bloods. Now, as another winter approaches, the armies of the Black Road march south, from their exile beyond the Vale of Stones.
For some, war will bring a swift and violent death. Others will not hear the clash of swords or see the corpses strewn over the fields.
They instead will see an opportunity to advance their own ambitions.
But all, soon, will fall under the shadow that is descending.
For, while the storm of battle rages, one man is following a path that will awaken a terrible power in him - and his legacy will be written in blood.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 560 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 02/08/2007
- Category: Fantasy
- ISBN: 9781841494241
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Review by furriebarry
This started off in familiar fantasy territory and I was looking forward to seeing where I was being taken. Unfortunately the pace slowed to a standstill and I soon found myself treading in mediocre treacle wishing for elsewhere. The problem with going slowly is that it gives the reader time to see the flaws and there are too many here to ignore.
Review by MartinP.G3
This book is about the renaissance during the winter. A war is happening and people are getting prepared for Winterbirth. There are multiple characters impersonating in the story. There is an enemy called the Black Road army. The Black Road army has been exiled and is now going to take over the land of the true-bloods. The winters there are harsh and deadly. The land that this takes place in is True-bloods land. I liked this book a lot. Its full of action and adventure. I liked how the Black Road was exiled and they are coming back to take revenge. The land of the True bloods is having to through a serious fight with the Black Road army. The people go through drama and have to join together alliances no matter what to defeat the Black Road army. Its cool how a deep storm comes to them with the rage of battle. I like how the one person (not naming him so you can read it) follows a path that will make him corrupted and with lead him to a bloody legacy.