Book Review: The Age of War (The Legends of the First Empire #3) by Michael J. Sullivan
“[Rhunes] didn’t live long, but while they lived they burned brighter.”
This series, and Sullivan’s storytelling, keeps getting better and better. This is epic fantasy at its fullest and most satisfying. A turning point of history revolves around the courage and daring of a mixed bag of characters, most of whom have secrets and scars and a few of whom aren’t what they seem. Magic, multiple species, ancient wisdom and new discovers–all that and more.
“Regardless where you are born, the world has a way of finding you and ruining everything.”
The extra that Sullivan brings to the mix is his excellent story development. His plots are complex, but well timed and executed. The greater story grows naturally, and you the reader know things about each character that they don’t know. And yet you are teased with Continue reading