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Summary

An immersive and ambitious new series from the Aurealis Award-winning author of A Crucible of Souls.

A corrupted power stirs from beyond the grave.
A sacred order of knights sworn to protect the world from evil.
The Necromancer Queen will rise again. 

Seventeen years have passed since the Necromancer Queen Talia was overthrown and slain, and her capital city destroyed by the Knights of the Order of Eternal Vigilance. 

Anskar DeVantte, raised in the sacred disciplines of the Order, is now ready to face the brutal initiation trials to become a consecrated knight-sorcerer. 

But the further Anskar rises in the ranks the more his faith wavers, and he is beset by harrowing dreams and uncertainty. As troubling powers awaken within him, a schism grows between Anskar and his hallowed Order, and he draws the hungry gaze of the vanquished queen’s fanatical followers. 

As Anskar pieces together the mysteries of his early life, and begins to understand the malevolent forces gathering in his path, he finds himself with a crucial choice to make: Remain loyal to the Order’s righteous mission, or control the dark powers growing within him. 

Either way, his destiny is steeped in war. The only question is, which side will he be on?

©2020 Mitchell Hogan (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

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Superb

Having listened to all the other books by Mitchell Hogan available on audiobook, I was so looking forward to this new series. I was not disappointed! The story, narration, characters were brilliant, I highly recommended this book.
Can’t wait for the next instalment now.

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Great read

The main character is on every page, so nice not having a million b-listers to remember. It’s not endless battles there’s an actual story. The characters aren’t constantly fleeing from certain death only to be repeated ten pages later. It has a diverse and logical magic system with many spell ideas, not just napalm death again and again. The characters aren’t paranoid superhero's or endlessly changing sides, and Micheal Kramer is as always superb.

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Disappointing

I chose this because I had just listened to the Sorcery Ascendant trilogy which I enjoyed very much. This is just like a very watered down version of the same thing - all the same ideas just called slightly different things.

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  • Momof3inSLC
  • 24-07-20

Michael Kramer!

I would absolutely listen to anything Michael Kramer narrates! The very best in the business!

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  • Jung
  • 07-08-20

very good beginning!!!

Good book #1. A bit predictable. To me, The author(Mitchell Hogan) creates very imaginative world with likeable characters. This is a third series that I have read and I do like his stories.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-08-20

Fantastic

Great new book by a great team. Hogan and Kramer both are masters of their craft and come together to make magic

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  • Tanya
  • 04-01-21

Great beginning to a new series

I am actually NOT a fan of this narrator. I know he does many epic fantasy but I just am not a fan. That being said I did get into this story and I am eagerly awaiting the next one.

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  • Calvin Rowe
  • 07-11-20

He did it again

Another story that sucked you in and made feel for the characters, then having you get emotional about their situation. Now I am impatiently waiting for the next book.

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  • Sarah Barnes
  • 09-02-21

Amazing!

This book was amazing! It had a great story line and I get wait to read the next one!

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  • John
  • 11-09-20

Excellent

Just like every other book he’s written. Can not wait for the next one.
Thanks

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  • Sailfish
  • 05-08-21

More appropriate as Book 0

Mitchell Hogan is an excellent writer and I thoroughly enjoyed his "Sorcery Ascendant" series, however, this book was difficult to latch onto with the same interest and intensity. There was too much untold secret backstory and even after 15 hours of telling, only a portion was revealed. It was mostly a coming-of-age book but so much beating-around-the-bush regarding the MC that in the end I found myself no longer caring about what was to be revealed from within the bush. The MC spent most of the time lamenting his circumstances and infidelity to his order such that it made him seem somewhat of a pathetic protagonist.

Michael Kramer's narration performance was, as to be expected, stellar but even that was not enough to desire to continue with the series.

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  • Tage johnson
  • 07-08-21

Great book

The narrator is one of my favorites, therefore I think his performance war exceptional. And the story is well put together and good at keeping your attention fixed. I’d happily continue the series but my app is glitching out and won’t let me download the next book.

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  • JMAUTOBOT
  • 18-03-21

Good story but slow and drawn out

Good story but slow and drawn out. Great performance by the narrator. Can't decide about trying the second book.