In this extraordinary fantasy epic, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Dresden Files leads readers into a world where the fate of the realm rests on the shoulders of a boy with no power to call his own...
For a thousand years, the people of Alera have united against the aggressive and threatening races that inhabit the world, using their unique bond with the furies—elementals of earth, air, fire, water, wood, and metal. But in the remote Calderon Valley, the boy Tavi struggles with his lack of furycrafting. At fifteen, he has no wind fury to help him fly, no fire fury to light his lamps. Yet as the Alerans’ most savage enemy—the Marat horde—return to the Valley, Tavi’s courage and resourcefulness will be a power greater than any fury, one that could turn the tides of war...
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i have listened to several series of fantasy books and love the genre. i have worried that i listened to or read all the great ones out there but WOW! i was so happy to have chosen this book. it was so good from the start that i worried that there was no way that Butcher would be able to come through at the end but he sure did. the characters are easy to get to know but not shallow and its exciting and interesting through and through. if you like action, magic, and a good story, you'll love this book!
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I have suggested this author to all my friends that read and any who have taken the time to read his books have been hooked. He is very talented and this book is great.
Great book - James Marsters should gave read it though.
Some of the chapters ran together due to either bad reading or bad recording. Book was good enough to make up for it. Not sure if I'll get the sequels though.