Kharkanas Trilogy
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(4.2 based on 531 ratings)
  • 1
    Forge of Darkness: Kharkanas Trilogy, Book 1 | Steven Erikson

    Forge of Darkness: Kharkanas Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (32 hrs)
    • By Steven Erikson
    • Narrated By Daniel Philpott
    Overall
    (375)
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    (338)
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    (341)

    Forge of Darkness takes listeners to Kurald Galain, the warren of Darkness, and tells of a realm whose fate plays a crucial role in the fall of the Malazan Empire and surrounds one of the Malazan world’s most fascinating and powerful characters, Anomander Rake. It’s a conflicted time in Kurald Galain, where Mother Dark reigns above the Tiste people. But this ancient land was once home to many a power...and even death is not quite eternal. The commoners’ great hero, Vatha Urusander, longs for ascendency and Mother Dark’s hand in marriage, but she has taken another Consort, Lord Draconus.

    A Precursor Epic Fantasy - A Rewarding Beginning!

    Steven Erikson challenges the traditional fantasy genre' with his "Book of the Fallen" series, and again, more so, with this first book in his new pre..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 08 2012 by Michael (New Orleans, LA)
  • 2
    Fall of Light: Kharkanas Trilogy, Book 2 | Steven Erikson

    Fall of Light: Kharkanas Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (44 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Steven Erikson
    • Narrated By Barnaby Edwards
    Overall
    (156)
    Performance
    (137)
    Story
    (139)

    It's a conflicted time in Kurald Galain, the realm of Darkness, where Mother Dark reigns. But this ancient land was once home to many a power...and even death is not quite eternal. The commoners' great hero, Vatha Urusander, is being promoted by his followers to take Mother Dark's hand in marriage, but her Consort, Lord Draconus, stands in the way of such ambitions. The impending clash sends fissures throughout the realm.

    Brilliant and amazing.

    I had a hard time settling into the story to start, but that soon changed. It was an absolute treat to listen to. The introduction of familiar charact..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 30 2016 by Aran ()