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Publisher's Summary

Corbett Blake is a child who wants to be a knight and follow in his father's footsteps, but because he is gifted, he is sent to be a sorcerer's apprentice instead.

This short story of approximately 6,500 words is the prequel of the four-audiobook Legacy of the Blade series and sets the scenes for the audiobooks to follow. Excerpts from each in the series are included. 

The full-length novels in the series are Lord of the Blade, Lady Renegade, Lord of Illusion, and Lady of the Mist.

©2014 Elizabeth Rose Krejcik (P)2018 RoseScribe Media Inc.

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Legacy of the blade

Loved the prequel makes me want to listen to the next book to see what happens. Good and strong characters with an excellent story line. Loved it

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Magic and the Sword

Corbett Blake had a gift in knowing things that would become the future. He was at the gravesite of his grandfather when things spin out of his control. He wanted to be a Knight, but he was sent to be an apprentice with a sorcerer. While there he gets news of all of his family tragedies. His father married for love, so he closed his heart from love. He is given his fathers sword, then his exciting adventures starts.

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Family love

This was a great prequel and makes me want to read the rest of the books to see what happens. It draws you into the world and show that family love is strong. The narrator had an engaging voice. I highly recommend to read this prior to the series. I received a copy from the author. All opinions are my own.

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Elizabeth Rose, this prequel brings sadness.

What a way to.open the door to another great series
of Elizabeth Rose's. Betrayal, Kidnapping, death,
a promise made by a Father.
Thank you, Kevin E. Green for another
great narration.

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Enticing Prequel

I can’t wait to start on book one of this series.
This prequel really captures your attention.

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Solid prequel

This is a short novella to set up this series of the same name. The story is packed with background and introducing characters that I'm sure will be important in the following books.

Mr Green's accent worked perfectly for the story and his pacing, tempo and overall performance worked for me.

I'm now curious as to where this story will go and can't wait to move on to the first full book in the series.

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This prequel is the explanation for the Legacy of the Blade series. Good novella, it explains the family history. I quite liked Kevin's voice, EXCEPT when he voiced a female or child.

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A New Knight

Wow, this is only the prequel to the series and I am hooked already. Narration was great and storyline keeps you wondering what will happen next.

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Captivating prequel story

Corbett is a very young boy who dreams of growing up to become a knight like his father. To his disappointment, he seems to instead be gifted with the skills to become a sorcerer. Shortly after his grandfather's death, he is sent away to become a sorcerer's apprentice, he receives horrible news - his parents have both died, his newborn twin siblings have been abducted aboard a boat that may have capsized, and his younger sister has gone missing. What will happen to him now that he's all alone in the world? I enjoyed this prequel and I'm looking forward to finishing the series - it's definitely my favorite series by Ms. Rose so far!

I received a free audiobook copy courtesy of the author. My review is completely voluntary.

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Excited about this new series

Corbett send like he is pulled in many directions, what he wants, what his father expects, his dedication to his 3 siblings.
When he loses each one, he is crushed. He takes his father's sword and is determined to make his family name stronger than ever.
Narrator Kevin E Green does a great job bringing the story to life.

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  • 05-22-21

Great start to the series it makes you want more

This is the prequel to the legac of the blade series. It is well worth a read it suckered me in and now I need to know what happened to Corbett and his siblings I can’t wait to read there stories. At the end of this book my heart broke for Corbett that poor boy he went through so much in a short amount of time loosing so much 😭

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  • Sharon H
  • 03-14-21

An intriguing prequel to read before the series

I recommend reading before the 1st bk for the insight and understanding that this back story gives readers.

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  • Ann L
  • 11-28-20

quick

Enjoyable quick read, i enjoyed the book when I read it amd i have enjoyed listening to it too.