In the four previous books of his epic fantasy series Winds of the Forelands, David Coe has woven a complex tapestry of magic and politics, courage and betrayal, love and hate. Now, he brings the many strands of this enthralling series together in a climactic novel that will thrill readers of epic magical fantasy.
For years the magical Qirsi people who live among the Eandi courts of the Forelands have conspired, weakening alliances among the realms. The renegades are led by a mysterious Weaver named Dusaan with powers that allow him to appear in the dreams of his followers and to bind the magic of many Qirsi into a single weapon more potent than any the Eandi have faced in a thousand years.
Now, his planning begins to bear fruit. He reveals himself to friend and foe alike, knowing that none can stand against him. Dusaan takes control of the Empire and begins his march toward war, enlisting those who serve him in other realms to join the battle, as the ranks of his army swell. King Kearney's armies are forced to battle Eandi invaders from Braedon. However, this battle is a diversion contrived by Dusaan to weaken the Eandi armies. Grinsa, another Weaver, fights for the king. Knowing that the renegades are the true enemy, he struggles to make his people recognize this before it's too late.
At last, the two Weavers do battle, Dusaan leading his army of Qirsi sorcerers, Grinsa standing with an alliance of Eandi nobles and warriors. Whichever side wins will bear a heavy cost for victory.
I have 1 complaint . Michael McConnohie is not the same narrator as the first 4 book. I do not know the reason for this nor does that matter, but it is very obvious the did not listen to the first narrator tell his story's. I have been a fan of these books for over 10 years , reading them all myself in high school and now listening to them on audible. So over all i loved the books , but after listening to the first 4 with the same narrator. I have to say I am a bit upset that almost 75% of the names of people and places being pronounced in a completely different way then the first 4 books.
I wish the new narrator would've at least pronounce the names the same as the first four books
When they change the narrator, they should make them listen to previous books for the pronunciation of names and places. The new guy did a great job otherwise.
Couldn't have asked for a better completion. Narrator change takes a little getting used to at first but he is a strong reader.