Mordecai's growing power and success have made him a threat, not just to the gods and their minions, but also to the king of Lothion. An unholy bargain has been struck to bring him to heel and increasingly it seems that victory may not be worth the price, not if the cost is measured in the blood of his family. Wizard, lord, husband, father, and now archmage...no man can balance so many roles without sacrificing something.
Will the world be worth saving if it costs him the very reasons he has for living in it?
©2012 Michael G. Manning (P)2013 Tantor
I am an avid fantasy reader...to a fault! I love the escape from reality it brings, its like taking a mini vacation to another realm..daily!
Im not sure having the audio over the print is better per say, but it is fun to hear it narrated with character behind each voice and it's great when you have things to do with your hands and cant sit still to read!
There isn't really any book I can compare the Mageborn series to. It is a singularly brilliant series, I can say, people who like epic fantasy novels like LOTR, or The Seven Realms series would love this.
I love how Todd McLaren narrates. You can distinguish each character by his impersonation of their voices, even the women. He really makes it exciting. He doesn't speed through, but he doesn't draw it out to long either
I laughed and cried, I got angry, I even got nervous and scared! It is extremely hillarious at times. Mort has an idiot sense of humor! LOL
I've enjoyed each installment of this so far. Consistent interesting characters and good story line. People complain that the main character is too omnipotent but I enjoy suspending my disbelief for the sake of an entertaining read.
This story works well, with Mordecai at the center. I'm almost at the 5th book and sad it MIGHT be the last one. I found this series by accident; I started reading the next book (which is a PREQUEL) and found that story to be unique. It's darker than this series. I truly enjoy the humor, realistic "traits" of characters (as I share Mordecais hatred of bright sunlight and mornings. I also like that he shows people arguing childishly as most arguments are. Still think the title of the Series should be "Stupid Never Dies"- great shirt motto too!
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