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The two stories mesh together perfectly, much like the two characters' burgeoning relationship.
Ranwyr continued to follow the teachings of the Beloved, but he could not master the Songs to work miracles.
There is a beautiful passage between Eliss and Krelan where they talk about the way they see the universe.
I enjoyed this side story in this realm Kage Baker has created. I look forward to more good stories to devour!Published 11 months ago by Heather F Gaitonde
At first, I wasn't sure what to make of this particular Bird, but the story quickly gathered momentum and sucked me into its world. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ed Tittel
We lost a classic Sci-Fi Fantasy artist when Ms. Baker passed away. This series is just as wonderful as her Company Series.Published 13 months ago by Vic Graninger
Fantasy fans -- and fans of good writing in general -- lost someone special when Kage Baker died prematurely, and in fact, I had "Bird of the River" (Tor, 25. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Clay Kallam
I have the hardcover copies of all three of these, and Kage Baker has made a kinder gentler world, for all the violence in it, than JRRT's Middle Earth. Read morePublished on January 31, 2013 by B. Kaufman
I picked this one up under the mistaken impression that it was written for an adult audience. For YA, it's certainly not bad, and it's a quick and easy read, but not what I'd hoped... Read morePublished on January 20, 2013 by E. Smiley
She lets you find a way to enjoy the world, while still letting you feel like the characters in the amazing setting are authentic in their actions.Published on December 19, 2012 by Sivequi
Read this book when it first came out (library copy). Decided had to own it as we have almost everything else Kage Baker wrote. She had so many unique stories to tell. Read morePublished on September 27, 2012 by Sheila Duggan
The Bird of the River (2010) is the third Fantasy novel in this series, following The House of the Stag. The initial work in this sequence is The Anvil of the World. Read morePublished on March 9, 2012 by Arthur W. Jordin