Wow, what an incredible series! I would say that it easily compares to both "The Wheel of Time" and "The Stormlight Archive." If you liked either one ..Show More »of those you'll be right at home here. :D
As with the first two novels, this one doesn't disappoint with its foreboding intrigue, newer revelations and fast-paced delivery. The whole concept o..Show More »f normal, yellow (soul) and blue (tracker) realms was unique and interestingly different than often depicted in other fantasy novels. There continued to be an ample amount of sarcasm and humor sprinkled throughout but, by far, the one time that hit me completely unawares was when the oafish Eresh who, while besotted with the creek widow, made an outlandish compliment about her skills for being old and she angrily shot back, "Old?!" Then, thinking better of it, he replied, "Ripe".
There were a few areas of disappointment. The final epic battle was too Iliad-like intricate, which tended to get tedious after several encounters. The ending left more than a few loose ends as well as a number of hints at perhaps there being a follow-on book, Glory, but since it's been almost 3 years since this one and no estimate when it is forthcoming, it is a bitter pill to swallow.