Embers of Illeniel
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  • 1
    The Mountains Rise: Embers of Illeniel, Book 1 | Michael G. Manning

    The Mountains Rise: Embers of Illeniel, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Michael G. Manning
    • Narrated By Alex Wyndham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    **See author's note on adult content below.** From the dark depths of the past, comes the tale of the first wizard of Illeniel. Daniel Tennick lived simply, a young shepherd with few troubles and little to occupy his mind, until the warden appeared. Daniel's power awakens, and he finds himself hunted by the servants of the cruel and uncaring forest gods. Trapped by his gift, Daniel will uncover the secrets of the deep woods and those who live there, a civilization created from the grave of an older one.

    the world isn't black and white

    I took immense pleasure from this story. Love the narrator. My favorite parts were the development of his powers, the strategy and battles in the aren..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 06 2015 by joseph ()
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    The Silent Tempest: Embers of Illeniel, Book 2 | Michael G. Manning

    The Silent Tempest: Embers of Illeniel, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Michael G. Manning
    • Narrated By Alex Wyndham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    The story of the first Illeniel wizard continues. Tyrion's life among the She'Har had become quiet, but the sins of his youth have returned to haunt him. The Mordan wardens have discovered one of his children, and the other groves are racing to find and claim the rest of his illegitimate offspring. Unable to stand by and watch as his children are used as pawns against one another, Tyrion makes a hard choice, one that will set him against everyone and everything he cares for.

    dark, tragic, but very good.

    the story is full of conflict start to finish and can be a serious jumble of feelings. one criticism would be that the dialog is rather abrupt leaving..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 18 2016 by jared miller ()
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    Betrayer's Bane: Embers of Illeniel, Book 3 | Michael G. Manning

    Betrayer's Bane: Embers of Illeniel, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Michael G. Manning
    • Narrated By Alex Wyndham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Tyrion was a good person who had been born to a simple family and raised with love, but the world has shaped him for a different fate. Twisted by violence and torture, he is obsessed with a relentless desire for vengeance, and he has sown the seeds of wrath in his children. The She'Har have offered him the opportunity to be a great leader and usher in a new era of prosperity and peace, but, despite his gentle beginnings, Tyrion is no hero.

    Wow, I simply loved this book.

    Fantastic. What a series! A compelling look into the dark narrative with realistic flawed characters.

    I highly recommend this series and ev..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 17 2017 by Dylan ()