3 out of 4 stars
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We are Voulhire: Someone Else's End is the second installment in the We are Voulhire series. In the first thread of this story, we begin with one of the more prominent characters Meldorath, a rogue necromancer that was caught dealing with some forbidden magic. He was instantly sentenced to a life of captivity by the king, on a lone island. But has recently, barely escaped, and has now taken up temporary residence in a city called Yamon Soul. Unknown powers have also awakened within him, and he has begun communicating with the all-powerful King of the lullabies. The mystical ruler of the war-torn fictional Land of the princes.
Then in the second thread, somewhere in Voulhire, a student by the name of Sophie Shore desperately Pleas with King Wilheim and his cabinet. To gravely look into the plight of the numerous people suffering in the Land of the Princes. She humbly beseech the King and his cabinet, to swiftly unlock the waters of Voulhire to the millions of people. Who fervently wish to miraculously escape from the wicked King of the Lullabies, and these refugees also desperately beg for asylum in the city of Voulhire. In the first installment, they were characters that ended without a proper conclusion. Nonetheless, the author performed a marvelous job with their follow-ups in this recent edition. And one of these many characters actually returns as an elite assassin in this installment, absolutely brilliant.
Regrettably, the story can't be leafed through as a stand-alone, as it is slightly difficult to follow unless you refer to the previous edition. This is because the author doesn't provide the reader with adequate background information, on the whole story. I also disliked how the author kept naturally referring to memorable scenes from the previous book, but without providing immaculate details of what transpired in the first edition. These were the scarcely visible elements that I disliked about this story.
In the third and fourth threads of the narrative, four of the prominent characters from the first book continue where they left off. But this time around, the author throws in some unexpected twists and turns to the whole story, and undoubtedly accomplishes a splendid job. These threads are then woven into one seamless fabric, that will intrigue and accurately capture the attention of all the fans of the sci-fi/fantasy genre. They were equally some unusually fascinating facts the author included in the book about shire horses. I was beaming with considerable excitement to learn a shire horse was one of the biggest breeds in the world. And only a staggering one thousand five hundred (1500) remain in existence to date. The author Matthew Tysz is so effective with his writing skills and on several occasions. I actually found myself lost in his narrative as his storytelling consumed me. They are additionally some marvelous in-depth facts about war, and it's extremely destructive and traumatic effects on its survivors.
The author's authentic views roused me, and his creative analysis on the ever daunting plight of orphans was absolutely remarkable. We are Voulhire: Someone Else's End by Matthew Tysz has been awarded a 3 out of 4 stars . This story will appeal to all fans of the sci-fi/fantasy genre and contains no religiously offensive themes in its context. In addition, it only contains a handful of profanity and is ideally suitable for a mature audience. This story also has no erotic content or themes, that are sexual in nature.
We are Voulhire: Someone Else's End
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