Wolfblade Wolfblade is the first book in the Hythrun Chronicles Marla Wolfblade, princess of Hythria, is determined to restore her family to its former power and. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The first book of Fallon’s new trilogy showcases the Wolfblade: Wolfblade trilogy Book One by [Fallon, Jennifer]. Wolfblade (The Hythrun Chronicles: Wolfblade Trilogy, Book 1) [Jennifer Fallon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Marla Wolfblade of.
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Even Alija Eaglespike, the one actual bad person in the book, has depth to her. Aug 30, Lauren rated it really liked it. Yes, you did read correctly above. In Fallon’s intricately plotted final novel in the Wolfblade trilogy after Wolfblade and WarriorMarla Wolfblade’s wily offspring take top billing. jwnnifer
Wolfblade (Hythrun Chronicles: Wolfblade, #1) by Jennifer Fallon
Jul 29, Zaryna rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ok, this is going to be a long review so be prepared. The gullibility of the characters. Distinguishing between the two can be hard at times, at least until the context gives it away they are two vastly different characters. Jan 03, Sabrina rated it it was amazing. There is plenty of uniqueness.
The stuff about the Gods and the Harshini. The parts of the story–whatever don’t center around Wrayan, at any This is a high fantasy story, of the swords and politics kind. Wrayan, for his part, hews to more traditional fantasy stuff, as his magical heritage literally takes him to places he never dreamed of.
I can’t say more without going into spoilers but if you read the book you’ll understand what I mean. By far my best purchase that night However, I don’t think that detracted much from the book, a I could not put this down. Books by Jennifer Fallon. Wolfblade is a prequel, set perhaps thirty years before The Demon Child Trilogy, but written later—which explains the confusing alternate designation of the Wolfblade novel as a part of a six book “Hythrun Chronicles” including “The Demon Child Trilogy”.
I never once felt that this is just the same character as the last one. In fact, Eleezar mentioned that had she spoken to her husband about her ideas he would have immediately included her in their plans.
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Some may be disenchanted with it because of wolfbladw high level of politics involved in the story and the fantasy element downplayed to the extent that wolfblace is. Retrieved from ” https: Think I need to recover first though. The fantasy world would almost be plausible, but why can’t the different cultures have some clearly marked cultural differences also in language?
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She is in good company: Even though some of the characters appear in both, it mostly stands alone set several years before the Demon Child Trilogy. Along the way we are fallon to plenty of other intriguing characters, including a couple of frighteningly dysfunctional relatives-by-marriage of Marla’s, and her devoted servant, Elezaar the dwarf, who teaches his mistress the subtle arts of deception and one-upsmanship essential to a ruler.
If you are already a Fallon fan, you must pick this book up.
I just wish it hadn’t been necessary. It was an enjoyable read, but entirely too much callon, especially when you moved over into the different countries and had more political factions and motive to deal with. The doings of the otherworldly Harshini contrast nicely with the almost Machiavellian twists of the main story, whose central character is Marla Wolfblade, sister to the degenerate and perverted High Prince of Hythria. She needs someone politically astute to guide her jennifee the maze of court politics — and Elezaar the Dwarf knows more than he lets on.
And I know I said I had one quibble, but it’s really two.
Convoluted intrigues, rivalries and romance provide an entertaining tangle in the second book in Australian fantasy author Fallon’s Hythrun Chronicles after Medalon. Return to Book Page. Despite those reservations, the story is epic in scope and is a page-turner. He believes that making sure she learns political craft is the answer to both their continued survival.
Other than a slow beginning, it is a fabulous tale of political fantasy with one question always hanging over the book: I don’t see enough suffering and a lot of winning. In Wolfblade the novel, Marla Wolfblade begins her rise, from naive jennier of a decadent High Prince, to politically aware mother of the heir jennifrr the throne.
They figure in the subplot, which centres on Wrayan Afllon, a thief turned sorcerer turned thief again, with some good laughs being provided by a brace of eccentric shape-changing demons.
People who like Jacqueline Carey and Robin Hobb. From the moment I read the first sentence of chapter one, I was captivated. Simply close and relaunch your preferred browser to log-in.
For most of the novel she keeps lamenting about how her life is over because she can’t be with the guy she loves she met him once and barely got to know him. Wolfblade 1 by Jennifer Fallon Goodreads Author.
I always like it when a villain isn’t just there wolfbllade the sake of villainy. It is the first in a trilogy titled the Wolfblade Trilogy. Even the main villain has a reason for the things they do that isn’t necessarily all evil.
It’s a win-win situation for me. Political fantasy, where there woolfblade no earth-shattering threat involved, can be boring, but Fallon avoids that trap as well.
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Another great Fallon book! Marla may not have had the magic of the gods or the Harshini – but she definitely managed to make her mark on the world. Fallon is the author of 17 full-length bestselling novels and a number of published short stories in genres ranging from horror to science fiction. She is as intelligent as anyone else around her, if not more so, and she isn’t afraid to let others take the credit, if it allows her to keep working to protect her family.