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The White Road (Nightrunner, Bk 5)
The White Road - Nightrunner, Bk 5
Author: Lynn Flewelling
Dissolute nobles, master spies, and the unlikeliest of heroes, Alec and Seregil have survived exile, treachery, and black magic. But the road that lies ahead is the most hazardous they’ve ever traveled. For with enemies on all sides, they must walk a narrow path between good and evil where one misstep might be their last. —  ...  more »

With the help of trusted friends and Seregil’s clan, the duo set out to discover the truth about this living homunculus—a journey that can lead only to danger or death. For Seregil’s old nemesis Ulan í Sathil of Virèsse and Alec’s own long-lost kin are after them, intent on possessing both Alec and Sebrahn. On the run and hunted, Alec and his comrades must fight against time to accomplish their most personal mission ever.
ISBN-13: 9780553590098
ISBN-10: 055359009X
Publication Date: 5/25/2010
Pages: 400
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4 stars, based on 22 ratings
Publisher: Spectra
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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In this book Alec and Seregil are traveling with Alec's "child of no woman" Sebrahn. Seregil and company return to the home that Seregil was banished from--their stay is all too brief. As they set out again, they're being pursued by people (Alec's mountain kin) whose purpose seems to be to capture those like Sebrahn. They, along with Micum, go on a mission to learn more about him, by finding the spell books used to create him.

I was disappointed with this book, first of all because not a lot happens for most of the book. Very little is learned about Sebrahn, and the romantic aspect is sorely lacking. There's a bit of magic, but nothing we haven't seen is the previous books. This is clearly an installment, and suffers from "second book in a trilogy" syndrome. It doesn't work as a standalone book at all. Still, one can hold out hope for the next book.
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