Promise of Blood

  • von Brian McClellan
  • Sprecher: Christian Rodska
  • 19 Std. 0 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

The Age of Kings is dead. And I have killed it.
Field Marshal Tamas' coup against his king sends corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brings bread to the starving. But it also provokes war in the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics and greedy scrambling for money and power by Tamas' supposed allies: the Church, workers' unions, and mercenary forces. Stretched to his limit, Tamas relies heavily on his few remaining powder mages, including the embittered Taniel, a brilliant marksman who also happens to be Tamas' estranged son, and Adamat, a retired police inspector whose loyalty will be tested to its limit.
Now, amid the chaos, a whispered rumour is spreading. A rumour about omens of death and destruction. Just old peasant legends about the gods returning to walk the Earth. No modern educated man believes that sort of thing.... But perhaps they should.

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Amazing book...

... definitely one of my all-time favourites! Some innovative new ideas, exciting and and just simply a lot of fun to read... I meant hear ;-)
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- Heisenberg

Revolution and Magic

It's a quite interesting story and world, a bit like French revolution but with magic.
There are many interesting characters, much action and all in a kind of low-tec-steampunk world.

to keep it short - it's a fun and action rich story nothing too deep but I enjoyed it a lot.
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- Kunicross

Weitere Infos zum Hörbuch

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 16.04.2013
  • Verlag: Hachette Audio UK