Top positive review
Great book. Having read the entire Riftwar Cycle
Reviewed in Australia on 8 April 2018
Great book. Having read the entire Riftwar Cycle, Pug is one of my favourite fictional characters of all time, but the original story is probably the strongest of the lot, except perhaps Rage of a Demon King. Arutha, Jimmy the Hand, Martin, Laurie are all great characters in their own right, and help make this books a sweeping saga that is always good to read. From the initial scenes, just hinting at what is to come, through the massive war and a couple of surprise twists near the end regarding the threats actually in play, it has a lot here but does it all very well and keeps the reader well engaged throughout.