Game of Thrones meets Gladiator in this blockbuster debut epic fantasy about a world caught in an eternal war, and the young man who will become his people's only hope for survival.
Winner of the Reddit/Fantasy Award for Best Debut Fantasy Novel
The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable war for almost two hundred years. The lucky ones are born gifted. One in every two thousand women has the power to call down dragons. One in every hundred men is able to magically transform himself into a bigger, stronger, faster killing machine.
Everyone else is fodder, destined to fight and die in the endless war.
Young, gift-less Tau knows all this, but he has a plan of escape. He's going to get himself injured, get out early, and settle down to marriage, children, and land. Only, he doesn't get the chance.
Those closest to him are brutally murdered, and his grief swiftly turns to anger. Fixated on revenge, Tau dedicates himself to an unthinkable path. He'll become the greatest swordsman to ever live, a man willing to die a hundred thousand times for the chance to kill the three who betrayed him.
The Rage of Dragons launches a stunning and powerful debut epic fantasy series that readers are already calling "the best fantasy book in years."
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Really, really, Good!
I not a huge fantasy reader so I was super skeptical when I bought this book. I’m soooo glad I did. I listen to at least two, if not more, books a week and I very rarely leave a review. The 5 star ratings this book has received are well deserved. I can’t wait for book two. My feelings are hurt that it hasn’t been released yet and I have to leave Tau’s world instead of diving right back in.
RoD is not only great storytelling it also contains several relevant allegories that I won’t divulge to avoid any spoilers.
Prentice Onayemi’s narration is perfection. Impressive. Seriously. I want him to read everything to me 😌 Author’s should line up to hire this guy.
This book hit all my feels. I laughed, I cried, I raged, I wanted to fight side by side with Tau. I wanted to pop him in his head a few times.