As enimies close in on a land at war with itself, the truth will strike with a blinding light.....
A fallen king
Among the five warning Ramusian kingdoms, three Heretic Kings refuse to recognize the new pontiff. Fighting to retain his throne, Abelyn of Hebrion succumbs to his horrific injuries, sinking into a deep coma--and rendering his kingdom vulnerable to the machinations of those closest to him..
A Soldier at a crossroads while in the east, Corfe Cear-Inaf, the sole soldier to survive the Merduk attack on the city of Aekir, has risen in rank to his own command, yet one act of defiance will build his legend--or bury his name in infanny....
This book was realy an adventure to read.
The Monarchies of God is a grand series. Set in an interesting time, Paul Kearney does an admirable job interconnecting the stories of war, religion, and adventure. Add in an almost mediterranean view of magic, and it makes for some fascinating reading.
The "Iron Wars" is where Kearney begins to really shine; his command of early warfare and his vivid descriptions of the men and their motivations is captivating.