✤ Paladin of Souls (World of the Five Gods, #2) Download ➸ Author Lois McMaster Bujold – Diclofenac16.us

Paladin of Souls (World of the Five Gods, #2) In A Land Threatened By Treacherous War And Beset By Demons, Royal Dowager Ista, Released From The Curse Of Madness And Manipulated By An Untrustworthy God, Is Plunged Into A Desperate Struggle To Preserve The Endangered Souls Of A Realm.

✤ Paladin of Souls (World of the Five Gods, #2)  Download ➸ Author Lois McMaster Bujold – Diclofenac16.us
  • Paperback
  • 470 pages
  • Paladin of Souls (World of the Five Gods, #2)
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
  • English
  • 25 March 2019
  • 0380818612

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  1. says:

    Unexpectedly captivating I m a longtime fantasy reader, but I ve gotten tired of the current crop of twenty year old heroines, the descriptions of their clothes, their vague struggles with boyfriends, and the development of their special powers Even if coming into one s power storylines are set with werewolves and vampires, a certain uniformity starts to develop Paladin does something I never expected in an epic fantasy she s written a thoughtful coming of age story focused on a forty year o Unexpectedly captivating I m a longtime fantasy reader, but I ve gotten tired of the current crop of twenty year old heroines, the descriptions of their clothes, their vague struggles with boyfriends, and the development of their special powers Even if coming into one s power storylines are set with werewolves and vampires, a certain uniformity starts to develop Paladin does something I never expected in an epic fantasy she s written a thoughtful coming of age story focused on a forty year old noblewoman who has been fighting her god ...


  2. says:

    I do not speak to you as your royina I do not even speak as one god touched I speak as a woman, who has walked to the end of that road and returns to report the hazards Middle aged woman, a widowed mother of two, believed to be deranged well, at least not entirely right in her head is certainly not your typical fantasy heroine But just like it was in the first instalment in the World of the Five Gods series, Ms Bujold proves to be very adept at creating the most unusual protagonists As Z I do not speak to you as your royina I do not even speak as one god touched I speak as a woman, who has walked to the end of that road and returns to report the hazards Middle aged woman, a widowed mother of two, believed to be deranged well, at least not entirely right in her head is certainly not your typical fantasy heroine But just like it was in the first instalment in the World of the Five Gods series, Ms Bujold proves to be very adept at creating the most unusual protagonists As Zaara saidBujold is the sabre tooth tigress mama with all those Hugos and Nebulas tucked away in her denThe prizes and the praise are not without merit First things first While for me The World of the Five Gods is a superb fantasy, I believe this series is for a mature and well versed reader If all you know is contemporary YA fantasy and or hack and slash adventuring ...


  3. says:

    Even though this one is set in the same universe and there are crossover references and characters, this novel is quite different from The Curse of Chalion, in both situation, location, and MC s Don t let that dissuade you, because this book kicks some serious butt Literally, for there s even a WAR Enter Ista, the dowager mother, considered mad but really just god ridden, bored and desiring a bit of action on the side Get your mind out of the gutter Yes, she does have some romantic feels, o Even though this one is set in the same universe and there are crossover references and characters, this novel is quite different from The Curse of Chalion, in both situation, location, and MC s Don t let that dissuade you, because this book kicks some serious butt Literally, for there s even a WAR Enter Ista, the dowager mother, con...


  4. says:

    4 A buddy read with the folks at FBR, because we love good FantasyThe gods give no gifts without hooks embeddedFor anyone who knows me, they must understand my love affair with the works of Lois McMaster Bujold I am all about the characters who seem normal but are anything but They are just enough off center, that they become different than most leading characters we usually meet in both Sci Fi and the Fantasy genres, despite their obvious to us, after we get to know th 4 A buddy read with the folks at FBR, because we love good FantasyThe gods give no gifts without hooks embeddedFor anyone who knows me, they must understand my love affair with the works of Lois McMaster Bujold I am all about the characters who seem normal but are anything but They are just enough off center, that they become different than most leading characters we usually meet in both Sci Fi and the Fantasy genres, despite their obvious to us, after we get to know them, heroic tendencies They are never perfect, they are never miraculously healed and their happily ever afters are never the ones from our dreams After you close the book we are aware that their lives do not just end at the back cover of the book, they keep going, making big mistakes and still ha...


  5. says:

    the woman is not old, but blame the place and time, she is seen as such the woman is not maternal, despite having given birth to a child she loves the woman is not mentally unwell, but blame the past s taint on her present, she is seen as such the woman seeks adventure and an opening for escape from the smotheri...


  6. says:

    I have to admit my partisanship right up front I am a dedicated fan of the Miles Vorkosigan books and I loved The Curse of Chalion, which serves as a prequel to this book Though Paladin stands quite well on its own.The plot is fairly easily summed up the Royina Ista, a middle aged widow, decides to go on pilgrimage through the land of Chalion, which feels a lot like a Renaissance alternate Spain, one that is overseen from the other worldly realm by five gods, so there are five religious tradi I have to admit my partisanship right up front I am a dedicated fan of the Miles Vorkosigan books and I loved The Curse of Chalion, which serves as a prequel to this book Though Paladin stands quite well on its own.The plot is fairly easily summed up the Royina Ista, a middle aged widow, decides to go on pilgrimage through the land of Chalion, which feels a lot like a Renaissance alternate Spain, one that is overseen from the other worldly realm by five gods, so there are five religious traditions going on here On the way she and the divine leading her entoura...


  7. says:

    Updated Review Sept 12, 2015 I always find it really difficult to review those books that I experience at a gut level and love completely irrationally This was one of those I simply enjoyed reading every moment of it, and don t know how to explain why Now I ve put it off for too long, and I m going to try anyway.First of all, if you ve read The Curse of Chalion, you need to know that the pacing and focus of this book is completely different That o...


  8. says:

    The wasof a spin off from Curse of Chalion rather than a regular sequel but that did not stop it from retaining most of the elements that made the first book such a good story The pacing is fairly sedate but Bujold has an engaging style and this character driven story mixes inthan enough magic, mystery, action, and even a tad of romance to keep things interesting Curse of Chalion was Cazaril s story but Paladin of Souls switched focus and gave us Ista ...


  9. says:

    A totally satisfying vision of a middle aged woman driven down by past tragedy who takes up the heroic work of making the world safe from the dangers of enslavement of souls The character of Ista captured my heart with her charm, wit, and courage, as she almost did for the hero Cazaril in the previous book, Curse of Chalion 2001 For this feudal world, Bujold invents a lovely blend of Christian dualism with a Roman style pantheon of five gods, a system within which saints and demon infested A totally satisfying vision of a middle aged woman driven down by past tragedy who takes up the heroic work of making the world safe from the dangers of enslavement of souls The character of Ista captured my heart with her charm, wit, and courage, as she almost did for the hero Cazaril in the previous book, Curse of Chalion 2001 For this feudal world, Bujold invents a lovely blend of Christian dualism with a Roman style pantheon of five gods, a system within which saints and demon infested sorcerers square off over the fate of souls with opposing approaches for melding matter and spirit.Ista, the mother of the current queen, dreams of escaping the emptiness of her protected life and settles on a fake pilgrimage In the first pages, Bujold builds a pre condition ...


  10. says:

    This book is an outstanding followup to the first in the series that I actually read so long ago I didn t quite remember, but it didn t really matter There are beautiful twists in storytelling here, and a very i...

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