Spirit of the Sword: Pride and Fury

Spirit of the Sword Pride and Fury The Divine Empire teeters on the brink of collapse riven by division and ravaged by a lack of purpose in its soul Miranda Callistus the first Aurelian mage born in five hundred years may have the p

  • Title: Spirit of the Sword: Pride and Fury
  • Author: FrancesSmith
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Divine Empire teeters on the brink of collapse, riven by division and ravaged by a lack of purpose in its soul Miranda Callistus, the first Aurelian mage born in five hundred years, may have the power to save the Empire from itselfif she decides that the proud and vainglorious nation is worth saving Meanwhile, believing that Miranda s life is in danger, her estranThe Divine Empire teeters on the brink of collapse, riven by division and ravaged by a lack of purpose in its soul Miranda Callistus, the first Aurelian mage born in five hundred years, may have the power to save the Empire from itselfif she decides that the proud and vainglorious nation is worth saving Meanwhile, believing that Miranda s life is in danger, her estranged brother Michael sets forth to her rescue, hoping to prove himself a true hero on the battlefield But the allies he gathers to his side may be as dangerous to Miranda as any of her enemies While Michael fights against his foes, Miranda banters with them in the parlours of the Empire s great families Princes, princesses and patricians all claim to have the cure for the Empire s sickness, and all seek to bend Miranda to her will or break her, for if they cannot make her their friend then none in the capital will hesitate to make her a corpse.

    One thought on “Spirit of the Sword: Pride and Fury”

    1. As I paged through the introductory chapter to Frances Smith’s debut novel I initially felt that this was a historic fantasy set in ancient Rome and was drawn immediately into the tense action of a gladiator battle in an arena. However, as the chapters unfolded I forwent my initial assumptions and dove into a unique and deeply crafted world that Smith has meticulously fleshed out on a multitude of levels. Though drawing inspiration from Ancient Roman and Greek history, Spirit of the Sword crea [...]

    2. Won't rarte this one, as I didn't get to far into it. It just didn't click with me, without me being able to point a finger to what exactly was "off".

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