11519Re: [Fantasy_Books] "Oath of Fealty" by Elizabeth Moon
- Jun 20, 2010Great I'm reading this series now, I'm waiting for my library to get in
the 3 of The Deed of Paksenarrion in. Thou I think I have to buy Oath of
Fealty. Thanks for the link.
William C. Garthright wrote:
> I just finished "Oath of Fealty" by Elizabeth Moon, her new sequel to
> "The Deed of Paksenarrion" trilogy first published more than two decades
> ago (not to be confused with the 1981 SF novel by Larry Niven and Jerry
> Pournelle, which has the same title).
> In general, I loved the book, but it's just the first part of a longer
> story (multiple stories, rather). The book just... ends, without any
> attempt to come to any temporary conclusion. Although the book starts
> where "Oath of Gold" left off, Paksenarrion is just a minor character in
> "Oath of Fealty." There are a number of characters in different story
> threads, instead. (I like that, myself.)
> If you want more details, here's my blog post:
> FYI, last week I also posted comments about "Saltation" by Sharon Lee
> and Steve Miller, part of their Liaden Universe series and sequel to
> It's science fiction (space opera), rather than fantasy, but I suspect
> that this series is popular with fantasy fans. And since the Liaden
> Universe is full of psi powers, it's arguably fantasy, anyway, I guess.
> There's been very little posting here in recent months. Is no one
> reading anything? I must admit that I haven't been reading much myself
> lately, but I thought I'd mention these two.
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