Banewreaker

Banewreaker

Paperback - 2005
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If all that is good thinks you evil... are you?

Once upon a time, the Seven Shapers dwelled in accord and Shaped the world to their will. But Satoris, the youngest among them, was deemed too generous in his gifts to the race of Men, and so began the Shapers' War, which Sundered the world. Now six of the Shapers lay to one end of a vast ocean, and Satoris to the other, reviled by even the race of Men.

Satoris sits in his Darkhaven, surrounded by his allies. Chief among them is Tanaros Blacksword, immortal Commander General of his army. Once a mortal man who was betrayed by King and Wife, Tanaros fled to Darkhaven a thousand years ago, and in Satoris's service has redeemed his honor-but left his humanity behind.

Now there is a new prophecy that tells of Satoris's destruction and the redemption of the world. To thwart it, Satoris sends Tanaros to capture the Lady of the Ellylon, the beautiful Cerelinde, to prevent her alliance with the last High King of Men.

But Tanaros discovers that not all of his heart has been lost--his feelings for Cerelinde could doom Satoris, but save the race of Men...

Publisher: New York : Tor, 2005
ISBN: 9780765344298
0765344297

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Yunaleska
Oct 14, 2008

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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westcoasty
Nov 18, 2016

I began this book, but couldn't finish it. After the power and polish of Carey's Kushiel series, I was enormously disappointed by this novel. Derivative, awkward, and failing to engage the reader, it reminded me of nothing so much as a teenager's first attempt at writing fiction. Indeed, I wondered if the publishers were trying to capitalize on Carey's success by getting her to drag out some of her first attempts at writing novels, and putting them on the shelves in the hopes that readers would be suckered into paying for them.

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dprodrig
Feb 01, 2011

I must admit, I had a much harder time getting into this book as compared to her Kushiel's series. To me, the story just didn't flow as naturally and I am having a hard time seeing how the second "unknown" line of the immortals won't appear and put prophesy further into motion without "la belle princess's" involvement.

Hoping the second book will be better.

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