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Magebane

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2011

    I loved this book

    Okay, I'm a sucker for any book with an airship on the cover, but more often than not, steampunk (hate that term) tends to be disappointing. The technology is often absurd. In this novel magic clashes with technology but both come off as believable. The magic has structure and limits, and the technology is recognizable. It's a great story with realistic characters. Although the magical realm is medieval in nature, the dialogue is modern. The contrast is often laugh out loud funny. Best of all, you don't need to wait a year to find out how it ends.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 24, 2011

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    This an excellent epic fantasy

    It is Year 776 since the Great Barrier ended the revolt by the masses against the ruthless ruling MageLords. On one side of the barrier the industrial revolution has led to great advances in technology and to a thriving democracy. On the other side the MageLords rule the kingdom of Evrenfels where Commoners are slaves to these brutal masters.

    At birth two babies are switched. Prince Karl is actually a commoner who is heir to the throne. Brenna is actually a MageLord who has been raised amongst the masses though she is the rightful heir to the throne. Minister of Public Safety Lord Falk plans to rule over the kingdom as it was before the great barrier was constructed. He must kill the king and the heir to claim martial magical law in Evrenfels. However, no one is prepared for Anton and the Professor to breech the barrier in an experimental airship.

    This an excellent epic fantasy with several fabulous twists and plenty of betrayals. Loaded with action, the arrival of Anton and the airship destroy the uneasy social fiber of Evrenfels. Readers will enjoy Anton's awesome adventures in a land in which magic is only a branch of physics.

    Harriet Klausner

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2011

    Fun adventure

    This story mixes magic with unlikely heroes who change the future of a world dominated by an aristocracy of mages. Spun in the book are plots and counter-plots that end with a surprising twist.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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