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Publisher's Summary

In Fall of Angels, the sixth installment of the Saga of Recluce series, L. E. Modesitt, Jr., introduced the engineer/smith Nylan, the only man among the leadership of the company of "angels" marooned on a high plateau in the west of Candar, and perhaps the one person most responsible for their survival. But the angels are a matriarchal band, and so Nylan must leave his companions and seek a life elsewhere. He travels down from the plateau into the world of warring kingdoms and strange magics with his companion, Ayrlyn, the healer, and his infant son. They are in search of a place to lead a peaceful life, but they look different from the locals, and their talents are most valued in battle - and so the war between chaos and order begins again.

©1997 L.E. Modesitt (P)2014 Tantor

Critic Reviews

"A sturdy addition to a superior series." ( Kirkus)

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Enjoying this series

I like this series, how it moves around in time and tells different parts of the full story. The narrator is good, I smile occasionally when he has to make the various sounds that the author likes to write into his books.


This recording is in better shape some of the earlier books. Only 1 "change the cd now" was left in when it was adapted to download format.

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Solid Modesitt

Origin story finally explaining White and Black Mage ancestor arrivals from different universes already as enemies and origin of Druids in Naclos.

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The Chaos Balance

The book and reading were well done, but getting rid of the "this CD has ended" interruption should be taken care of!

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Good series

Good stuff Maynard. helps with driving. 160 miles a day, six day a week. smile

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Bad like usual

As bad as the rest. these books are all over the place. hardly any substance, struggling with the order balance like the rest

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A great continuation.

Feels like the final book of the series. It pulled things from all the other books.

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Terrible

Worst audio book I have ever purchased, very worst of this series. Refund please .

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  • 07-04-16

super great

from the order stories to the chaos ones. j am glad L.E. Modesitt made these stories. thanks

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  • 04-01-18

The chaos balance. A great story

I really like the narrator, easy to listen and uses inflections and voices to enhance the story.