Shadowmage

Shadowmage Forced onto the streets of Turnitia after the army destroys his home and murders his parents Lucius Kane becomes an excellent thief gaining notoriety in his new profession Soon drawn into a war betw

  • Title: Shadowmage
  • Author: Matthew Sprange
  • ISBN: 9781905437542
  • Page: 316
  • Format: Paperback
  • Forced onto the streets of Turnitia after the army destroys his home and murders his parents, Lucius Kane becomes an excellent thief, gaining notoriety in his new profession.Soon drawn into a war between rival thieves guilds, Kane fights for friends and profit but finds himself pulled into the darker and mysterious world of the Shadowmage, a calling for which it seemsForced onto the streets of Turnitia after the army destroys his home and murders his parents, Lucius Kane becomes an excellent thief, gaining notoriety in his new profession.Soon drawn into a war between rival thieves guilds, Kane fights for friends and profit but finds himself pulled into the darker and mysterious world of the Shadowmage, a calling for which it seems he is ideally suited Mercenary practitioners who combine stealth with magic, Shadowmages make the best scouts, infiltrators, spies and assassins.Kane discovers the Thieves War spiralling out of control as tit for tat killings increase in frequency and savagery, while he has to balance his allegiance to the guild with the raw power he gains from becoming a fully fledged Shadowmage.

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    1. "SynopsisForced onto the streets of Turnitia after the army destroys his home and murders his parents, Lucius Kane becomes an excellent thief, gaining notoriety in his new profession. Soon drawn into a war between rival thieves guilds, Kane fights for friends and profit but finds himself pulled into the darker and more mysterious world of the Shadowmage.Mercenary practitioners who combine stealth with magic, Shadowmages make the best scouts, infiltrators, spiesd assassins! Kane discovers that th [...]

    2. Shadow Mage's most arresting feature is the implausibility of nearly all of its central events. This is quite an accomplishment considering it is a Fantasy book, where author's are afforded the highest degree of artistic license in genre fiction. Something has gone terribly wrong when it is not the fire bolts and gravity defying stunts which are the most unbelievable aspect of a story but instead the mundane daily interactions of the main character. The outrageous notion of 'honourable' thieves [...]

    3. This book was a nice, easy read.Unfortunately, there are a lot of books out that are more interesting than "nice, easy read" and thus it didn't qualify with me for more than okay. The idea was good, the writing solid, but it was slow.There are so many plotlines in this book, it was rather hard for me to find the one big one. He introduces one to apparently abandon it the next chapter and start a new one. It all more or less comes together in the end, but it seems more like a collection of events [...]

    4. Probably really a 3.5 but I rounded up, it wasn't bad but the character development has been kind of slow, having trouble getting to know and have reason to like the main character, but the story is interesting. And he does seem to be growing as a character by the end, just wish his past was explained better!

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