• The Oathbound

  • Vows and Honor Series, Book 1
  • By: Mercedes Lackey
  • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (693 ratings)

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The Oathbound

By: Mercedes Lackey
Narrated by: Christa Lewis
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Publisher's summary

The first audiobook in the Vows and Honor trilogy unites sword master and sorceress in a quest for revenge in this thrilling epic fantasy.

She was Tarma. Born to the Clan of the Hawk of the nomadic Shin'a'in people, she saw her entire clan slain by brigands. Vowing blood revenge upon the murderers, she became one of the sword-sworn, the most elite of all warriors. Trained in all the forms of death-dealing combat, she took to the road in search of her enemies.

She was Kethry. Born to a noble house, sold into a hateful "marriage", she fled life's harshness for the sanctuary of the White Winds, a powerful school of sorcery. Becoming an adept, she pledged to use her talents for the greatest good. Yet unlike other sorcerers, Kethry could use worldly weapons as well as magical skills. And when she became the bearer of a uniquely magical sword that drew her to those in need, Kethry was led to a fateful meeting with Tarma.

United by sword-spell and the will of the goddess, Tarma and Kethry swore a blood oath to carry on their mutual fight against evil. And together, sword master and sorceress set forth to fulfill their destiny....

©1988 Mercedes R. Lackey (P)2019 Tantor

Critic reviews

“Their adventures are both imaginative and entertaining.... An intricately choreographed confrontation provides an extremely clever resolution.” (Rave Reviews)