"The series revolves around three Greatcoats: Falcio val Mond, the nominal leader of the order and the story's narrator; Falcio's childhood friend Kest Murrowson, a master swordsman; and Brasti Goodbow, an archer of unparalleled skill but with a troubled past. Together, they navigate the political intrigue of the kingdom of Tristia while attempting to fulfill the final orders of King Paelis, deposed and murdered by Tristia's dukes some time before the series begins.
The third book in the page-turning SPELLSLINGER fantasy series. Kellen, Reichis and Ferius are on their way to Gitabria, a city where amazing inventions are dreamed up and sold across the land of the Seven Sands.But when the three of them stumble across a tiny mechanical bird, magically brought to life, they quickly realise all is not as it appears. If someone can bring a bird to life, is there anything to stop these inventive Gitabrians creating a pack of mechanical dragons . . . ?Meanwhile two strange Argosi appear, carrying secrets from Ferius' past, together with an unlikely Jan'Tep ally.And as time ticks on, all the cards in Ferius' deck point to the emerging tides of war . . .Perfect for fans of The Dark Tower, Firefly, Guardians of the Galaxy, Terry Pratchett, Ben Aaronovitch and Jim Butcher.
Een geweldige variatie op verhalen met magie. Het maakt een geweldig verhaal waar magie in voor komt. Maar magie niet het antwoord is op alles. Heel verfrissend. Het is een verhaal met magie met een flinke western tint eraan.