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Book È Seventh Decimate È The Great God's War Book 1 ✓ [Reading] ➬ Seventh Decimate (The Great God's War Book 1) ➳ Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk The acclaimed author of the Thomas Covenant Chronicles launches a powerful new trilogy about a princes desperate uest for a sorThe acclaimed author of the Thomas Covenant Chronicles launches a powerful new trilogy about a princes desperate uest for a sorcerous library to save his people Fire Wind Pestilence Earthuake Drought LightningThese are the six Decimates wielded by sorcerers for both good and evilBut a seventh Decimate existsthe most devastating one of allFor centuries the realms of Belleger and Amika have been at war with sorcerers from both sides harnessing the Decimates to rain blood and pain upon their enemy But somehow in some way the Amikans have discovered and invoked a seventh Decimate one that strips all lesser sorcery of its power And now the Bellegerins stand defenseless Prince Bifalt eldest son of the Bellegerin King would like to see the world wiped free of sorcerers But it is he who is charged with finding the repository of all of their knowledge to locate the book of the seventh Decimateand reverse the fate of his land All hope rests with Prince Bifalt But the legendary library which may or may not exist lies beyond an unforgiving desert and treacherous mountainsand beyond the borders of his own experience Wracked by hunger and fatigue sacrificing loyal men along the way Prince Bifalt will discover that there is a game being played by those farpowerful than he could ever imagine And that he is nothing but a pawn Finding a new book by one of my favorite authors is always exciting especially when the author in uestion isn't one to write uickly I still remember the first time I read The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant in junior high how much I loved the world he created and the characters he filled it with I may not have 'liked' his flawed anti hero but I couldn't put down his adventures even as I wanted to reach into the book and shake some simple common sense into himIn his new book the first of a trilogy he introduces us to a new world and a new character to follow Once again we follow a flawed protagonist in a uest However Prince Bifalt doesn't yet feel fully developed He seems to be defined so far solely by his us vs them mentality where his people of Belleger are the brave victims of their enemies from Amika in such a pure black and white world that is far from what to the reader is much shades of greyThe plot moves along almost too uickly never giving us a chance to care about either the world nor the characters none of whom have any depth to care about Other than Bifalt none of the characters seem to be any than redshirts It is difficult to care about Bifalt's uest to save his people when we have no real glimpse of these people and no reason to care about themMaybe I was too young before but I never saw political commentary in Donaldson's other books but I wonder if there is a commentary on the current political rift where either side seems incapable of seeing any common ground Belleger and Amika belligerent and amicable liberal and conservative Perhaps he is holding up a mirror to our own political landscapeOverall I liked the book and trust Donaldson to flesh out these characters and this world Somewhat like how The Real Story starts off the Gap Cycle with a shorter book to get things started and then dives ever deeper in the rest of the books I hope to see this expand with the depth and characterizations he is known for

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The acclaimed author of the Thomas Covenant Chronicles launches a powerful new trilogy about a princes desperate uest for a sorcerous library to save his people Fire Wind Pestilence Earthuake Drought LightningThese are the six Decimates wielded by sorcerers for both good and evilBut a seventh Decimate existsthe most devastating one of allFor centuries the realms of Belleger and Amika have been at war with sorcerers from both sides harnessing the Decimates to rain blood and pain upon their enemy But somehow in some way the Amikans have discovered and invoked a seventh Decimate one that strips all lesser sorcery of its power And now the Bellegerins stand defenseless Prince Bifalt eldest son of the Bellegerin King would like to see the world wiped free of sorcerers But it is he who is charged with finding the repository of all of their knowledge to locate the book of the seventh Decimateand reverse the fate of his land All hope rests with Prince Bifalt But the legendary library which may or may not exist lies beyond an unforgiving desert and treacherous mountainsand beyond the borders of his own experience Wracked by hunger and fatigue sacrificing loyal men along the way Prince Bifalt will discover that there is a game being played by those farpowerful than he could ever imagine And that he is nothing but a pawn Donaldson's Thomas Covenant chronicles are my favourite books and I was looking forward to reading this new one Sadly it's particularly disappointing The writing and the main character are one dimensional there is no complexity or subtlety in either The story also unfolds in a linear and almost boring way with only occasional flashes of interesting writing towards the end I ended up not caring about any of the characters other than the sorcerers in the Library certainly not about the main protagonist There is little depth in the world building we learn little about the admittedly enormous world outside of these 2 small areas Maybe Donaldson should have taken time to write 300 pages of large print isn't enough and this book felt as if it would have been better if reduced to 50 and used as a prelude to something meaningful

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Seventh Decimate The Great God's War Book 1The acclaimed author of the Thomas Covenant Chronicles launches a powerful new trilogy about a princes desperate uest for a sorcerous library to save his people Fire Wind Pestilence Earthuake Drought LightningThese are the six Decimates wielded by sorcerers for both good and evilBut a seventh Decimate existsthe most devastating one of allFor centuries the realms of Belleger and Amika have been at war with sorcerers from both sides harnessing the Decimates to rain blood and pain upon their enemy But somehow in some way the Amikans have discovered and invoked a seventh Decimate one that strips all lesser sorcery of its power And now the Bellegerins stand defenseless Prince Bifalt eldest son of the Bellegerin King would like to see the world wiped free of sorcerers But it is he who is charged with finding the repository of all of their knowledge to locate the book of the seventh Decimateand reverse the fate of his land All hope rests with Prince Bifalt But the legendary library which may or may not exist lies beyond an unforgiving desert and treacherous mountainsand beyond the borders of his own experience Wracked by hunger and fatigue sacrificing loyal men along the way Prince Bifalt will discover that there is a game being played by those farpowerful than he could ever imagine And that he is nothing but a pawn I bought this book for my husband for Christmas as he has loved all Stephen Donaldson books andthen I lost him for two days while he proceeded to read it avidly from cover to cover I think I can safely say it was a success