BEATEN, BATTERED, AND DAMN NEAR BROKEN with a bounty on his head so large he's tempted to turn himself in, the Black Thorn finds himself on trial for the crime of being him. Despite the impending probability of death, he has but one thought on his mind; taking revenge against the Arbiter who took his eye. In order to carry out his vengeance Thorn must first escape Sarth and recruit a new crew, each one with their own designs on revenge.
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"The Color of Vengeance is not simply a revenge saga, no more than The Lies of Locke Lamora is simply a story of thieves. It's much more than that and one of the best fantasy books I've read." (Fantasy Book Critic)
"I think Rob J. Hayes is the next fantastic Brit addition to the field of dark, gritty fantasy and another Indie gem after last year's Anthony Ryan." (Mihir Wanchoo, Fantasy Book Critic)
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Fantastic sequel to the Heresy Within. At first I was a bit leery because Thanquil and Jezzet, the main heroes in the first book, are noticeably absent. Instead, this installment focuses primarily of the least likable hero, the Black Thorn.
After a horrible maiming, Betrim escapes his captors and returns to the Wilds to avenge himself and his friends that he believes dead. Along the way, he hooks back up with some of his old crew from the first book as well as a drunken nobleman named Anders, who is seriously enjoyable. Meanwhile, a frighteningly badass Arbiter has been dispatched to kill the Black Thorn.
However, even with the loss of my two favorite heroes from Book 1, The Color of Vengeance ended up being even better than the first. We meet many new and interesting characters as well as expand on old ones.
I look forward to Book 3.
This book was very fun and entertaining. I am looking forward to the next time n the series. Every time I though it was getting predictable and I knew what was good one for o happen , whamo, another twist it n you he characters yes u thought you had figured out.
I highly recommend this book for anyone with any sense of humor and a decent imagination, the author and narrator will take care e of the rest
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