This is the final part of Chris Wooding's acclaimed Braided Path Trilogy, and the conclusion does not disappoint. The oriental land of Saramyr is consumed by war. The Weavers, mask wearing twisted humans of unknowable power, have control of the throne. The resistance plot to destroy the Weaver's hold once and for all by the only means possible - by destroying for the source of their power. Chris, an ex Silver Smarties Winner, has proved that he is as adept at adult fantasy as he is at children's novels. A joy to read, rich, compelling, exotic and action filled.
The war that is tearing apart the ancient Empire of Saramyr is reaching its apocalyptic conclusion. The Weavers have stepped from the shadows and have taken control, the Emperor not even their puppet anymore. The capital is a demon-haunted nightmare, the land ridden by pestilence. New, terrifying demons, immune to everything but magic have been unleashed on the cities and armies of the resistance movement. And the abbarent hordes are seemingly without end.
As the madness of the weavers takes grip their tactics become even more crazed and bloody and thousands are dying on both sides. Someone must stop the weavers, someone must discover the secrets of what lies at the bottom of the massive pits they have dug across Saramyr.
This is the final volume of what has proved to be one of the most original, exotic and exciting epic fantasies of the 21st century. Chris Wooding melds an extraordinary imagination to deft characterisation and flair for gripping plots.
Publication date: 19/05/2005
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||19th May 2005|
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Co|
Chris Wooding was born February 28th, 1977. His formative years were spent in a grim, squalid ex-mining town in the Midlands, where the crushing monotony of his surroundings fostered a need for escapism that he found in books. Possessed of a frighteningly sharp focus as a child, he had already determined that he wanted to be an author by the time he hit adolescence; and he had barely reached adulthood by the time he had achieved his ambition. He had a literary agent at eighteen; Crashing was accepted for publication when he was nineteen years old and released soon after.Now ...More About Chris Wooding