Kharkanas Trilogy
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    Forge of Darkness: Kharkanas Trilogy, Book 1 | Steven Erikson

    Forge of Darkness: Kharkanas Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (32 hrs)
    • By Steven Erikson
    • Narrated By Daniel Philpott
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    Forge of Darkness takes listeners to Kurald Galain, the warren of Darkness, and tells of a realm whose fate plays a crucial role in the fall of the Malazan Empire and surrounds one of the Malazan world’s most fascinating and powerful characters, Anomander Rake. It’s a conflicted time in Kurald Galain, where Mother Dark reigns above the Tiste people. But this ancient land was once home to many a power...and even death is not quite eternal. The commoners’ great hero, Vatha Urusander, longs for ascendency and Mother Dark’s hand in marriage, but she has taken another Consort, Lord Draconus.

    Not As Good As The Malazan Books

    I'm a huge fan of the Malazan series and consider Erickson to be one of the best, if not the best, of the epic fantasy authors. I assume you've read ..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 29 2014 by Damon (San Francisco, CA, United States)
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    Fall of Light: Kharkanas Trilogy, Book 2 | Steven Erikson

    Fall of Light: Kharkanas Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (44 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Steven Erikson
    • Narrated By Barnaby Edwards
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    It's a conflicted time in Kurald Galain, the realm of Darkness, where Mother Dark reigns. But this ancient land was once home to many a power...and even death is not quite eternal. The commoners' great hero, Vatha Urusander, is being promoted by his followers to take Mother Dark's hand in marriage, but her Consort, Lord Draconus, stands in the way of such ambitions. The impending clash sends fissures throughout the realm.

    A truly painful listening experience

    I have listened to the ten books in the book of the fallen series. I was really looking forward to more stories from this amazing universe. This recor..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 18 2016 by David ()
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    Fall of Light: The Second Book in the Kharkanas Trilogy | Steven Erikson

    Fall of Light: The Second Book in the Kharkanas Trilogy

    • UNABRIDGED (44 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Steven Erikson
    • Narrated By Barnaby Edwards
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    It is a bitter winter, and civil war is ravaging Kurald Galain. Urusander's Legion prepares to march on the city of Kharkanas. The rebels' only opposition lies scattered and weakened - bereft of a leader since Anomander's departure in search of his estranged brother. The remaining brother, Silchas Ruin, rules in his stead. He seeks to gather the Houseblades of the Highborn families to him and resurrect the Hust Legion in the southlands, but he is fast running out of time.

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