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The story is exciting and has a unique plot, and is very well written.
The only problem is the book wanders in the middle with character development that really does not advance the story or develop the main characters very much.
I've read a lot of Card; maybe too much, as many of the characters felt like Xerox copies of characters in other books.
It really is a fit story for the world of mages, and, come to think of it, very compatible with real life.Published 2 days ago by KittyQ
Complex. My 12 yr-old son started reading it, and so I did to. I think there is a lot that he didnt understand, but he enjoyed it anyway- and that really says something. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Naomi E Roberts
The combination of mithology, magic powers and history,, with a powerfull intrigue and humor is very stimulating. Tris series has more humor than the Alvin books. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carlos Francia
Orson scott cards fantasy series is amazingly well thought out! Danny is an engaging hero and each incredibly well thought out, his actions and various scenarios are fascinatingly... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kelly
Imaginative and well written "coming of age" book laced with fantasy and sadly abandoned/trapped gods of old. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. C. Gorman
Orson Scott Card is an excellent story teller. This one is an interesting take on magic. It will introduce you to some interesting characters.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Mr. Card has written many wonderful books, however this book was a total miss! The story is weak at best, and very difficult to follow with the weird names and numerous characters... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joyce