The Waking Fire by Anthony Ryan

Anthony Ryan’s Raven’s Shadow series started with a bang, with many genre readers absolutely adoring Blood Song. The followups, however, seemed to be divisive, mostly stemming from the fact that Ryan opted to expand the series to have primary perspectives beyond what made Blood Song so good – Vaelin al Sorna. Hope Killer. Eruhin Makhtar. I was one…

Blood Song by Anthony Ryan

The Brothers of the Sixth Order are the swords of the realm. They kick ass and smite unbelievers. Vaelin Al Sorna was left at the doorstep of the Order when he was just a boy of ten, as his father rode off into the mist. Vaelin will spend the next many years training in the…