The renegade outlaw group known as the Outsiders may have been chased from Clonmel, but not before killing Halt's only brother. Now Rangers Halt and Will, along with the young warrior Horace, are in pursuit. The Outsiders have done an effective job of dividing the kingdom into factions and are looking to overtake Araluen. It will take every bit of skill and cunning for the Rangers to survive. Some may not be so lucky.
©2008 John Flanagan (P)2010 Penguin Audio
If you like knights, rangers and adventure this book is for you. Sword fights, archery and chasing villians across the country side, it is all here.
I love the character dynamics in this book and the whole series. The relationship between Will, Halt's apprentice and Halt and Will's best friend Horace a knight, is something that I enjoy reading about again and again.
It is great fun following their adventures from country to country in a world that is very like our own in medevil times.
I've always loved the Ranger's Apprentice series, and this book was no exception. I laughed out loud, and shed some tears. It was a very enjoyable experience.
I did want to listen to it all at once, so it was hard for me to turn it off when I had to go to work.
Flanagan continues the saga with twists and turns that keep you guessing. I enjoy the series immensely and anxiously await the next installment.
This book picks right back up where the last on left off. It is a great book. I really love that the narrator is the same in all the books. Can't wait till the next one. Great Book
Narrator's inflections are frequently off when reading characters' lines, which is jarring and distracting. His tone of voice also conveys the characters' personality and age (Will especially) as younger and whinier than I would picture reading the book.
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