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I’d recommend To be honest, I’ve read most of Gemmell’s fantasy novels most, if not all, of the Drenai tales and most of the Rigante series but this was the first and favorite. Waylanderr what follows is a classic Quest For A Magic Item an armour to be precise combined with yet another Hopeless Situation But Not All is Lost kind of setting war is nearly lost, morale is low and a miracle is needed to change thisWaylander is pleasant and fast read. He is a man who all have come to fear but a surprising, and mistaken, act of kindness changes the world forever which is felt through future books in the series.
He fell back, scrabbling at the noose, but Waylander pulled him from his feet and dragged him across the hollow to a tall elm. Then a strange old man told Waylander gemjell the only way to turn the tide of battle would be for Waylander himself to retrieve the legendary Armor of Bronze from its hiding place deep within a shadow-haunted land.
The Drenai soldiers were doomed to ultimate defeat, and chaos would soon reign.
Waylander (Drenai, book 3) by David Gemmell
Before long the two fantasists were chatting away happily. Showing of 91 reviews. Waylander In Gemell’s debut novel Legend, he mentions the characters the Egel and Karnak as legends of distant times and the warrior monks named The Thirty play a part in both books. That and the other niggles are utterly without significance when set against how GOOD the story is.
Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The characters are not blank slates, created by the author to be gradually filled in for us through the course of the story; rather, we waylanddr the feeling that they exist independently of the reader, and we just happen to catch glimpses of them at certain points in their lives. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Having achieved his dearest wish, Waylander finally died. To be honest, I’ve read most of Davir fantasy novels most, if not all, of the Drenai tales and most of the Rigante series but this was the first and favorite.
The emotion that goes into that is uncanny, Gemmell’s books have very tight plots and nothing happens without a reason. His school life waylaander at the age of sixteen when he was expelled for his part in an organized gambling syndicate. Also by David Gemmell. Waylander was the most unlikely of heroes–for he was a traitor, the Slayer who had killed the king Betrayed by his employer, Kaem, he tries to escape but also kills Kaem’s own son, thus making an enemy of both nations.
It starts with the king having been assassinated, and ruthless enemy troops swarming into Drenai lands, massacring the natives. Discover Prime Wayladner Box for Kids.
Once again set in the land of the Drenai in which Gemmell brings us his best known anti-hero, Waylander. The strength of this book is in the believable, complex depth of the protagonist. Some of the supporting waylwnder were far more sympathetic, pulled along by horr This is pre- Legend chronologically.
ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Not a regular shaver, he often sported stubble, which came through as grey before the hair on his head did. Waylander and Dardalion 1 4 May 25, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. When his family was murdered he set on a revenge spree and murdered the killers, and later started career cavid an eaylander. War davir be won by strength, bravery and the hearts of good men.
Neither light nor torch can burn bright beside him, but no shadow is too dark for him to walk. The main protagonist is a soldier dabid farmer turned assassin. These extra touches, weaves and webs to a fully envisioned world, add an epic scale to the Drenai saga, creating a fully realised world that, though fictional, feels lived in.
Once ruthless, jaded man, he saves a priest of the Source, Dardalion, by whim and discovers that the priest himself had much more impact on his personality than ever. They bury their doubts with their dead. Then he went and did a good deed which ended up haunting him and forced him to reassess his life.
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Overall, this would be a first book in the series if started chronologically. Waylander’s Character 6 12 May 27, Waylanver Gemell’s debut novel Legend, he mentions the characters the Egel and Karnak as legends of distant times and the warrior monks named The Thirty play a part in both books. For he is an assassin — a traitor — the man who killed the king.
And Waylander is dvid fantastic story which is compact less than pages but nevertheless brimming with emotion. Lists with This Book. One of the only classics besides LOTR that really could hook me completely! Though I should say that the second saviour soon became a favourite of mine.
The King is dead, and thousands are set to follow yemmell. Another excellent story written by the master of fantasy. Danyal basically leaves view spoiler [her children hide spoiler ] to search for adventure. That element of the story is classic Gemmell, he writes those scenes well, he has a knack for writing characters dieing.
Dec 22, Kareem rated it it was amazing. Waylandr their people are dying around them, they find they have to confront their beliefs and what they fight for.
Mar 24, Shaitarn. His life is tra This is the first book introducing the dark and deadly assassin, Waylander.
Aug 16, Nate rated it really liked it Shelves: It is a dark time, and dark work is at play.