Mage-Guard of Hamor is the fifteenth book of The Saga of Recluce. Acclaimed bestselling author L. E. Modesitt, Jr. continues his saga of Recluce in. Acclaimed author L. E. Modesitt, Jr. continues his new Recluce story inMage- Guard of Hamor, the second of two volumes set mostly on the. Â Well, there was a second piece to that story that takes up almost immediately where the first book left off: Mage-Guard of Hamor. Again, this is.
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Write a customer review. I figure all of these count as good points. They relocated to Cedar City, Utah in The Death of Chaos.
Other aspects of the book end in a very sa I liked this sequel to Natural Ordermage much better than I liked the previous book. I have often said that L E Modesitts’ Recluce novels are pretty much of a guilty pleasure. It’s not particularly focused on the nuts and bolts of army life, rather on a series of, basically, logic puzzles that Rahl has to solve using magic magge, ambushes, cavalry charges, etc without exhausting himself or getting his company killed.
My first DNF in the recluce series, this was painfully slow and becomes predictable and uninteresting as the novel continues. There’s an exploration of the relative importance of troops vs. A direct continuation of Natural Ordermage ; do read this one if you liked the previous, but I’m not sure how it’d read without full knowledge of Rahl’s journey.
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It’s increasingly clear in this book that Hamor hamot set up as a successor to that ancient empire, and that knowledge makes a lot of its quirks make more sense. The whole society of Hamor is a new culture for L.
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Description Rahl was a young apprentice on the island of Recluce sent to the mages guad school for testing, then banished to Hamor. I’m not sure why, I alwsy thought it was the style in which he I have often said that L E Modesitts’ Recluce novels are pretty much of a guilty pleasure.
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It’s pretty fast-paced and mostly good fun – all the Recluce books are fairly clean, even when the body count starts to climb, and while the moral toll is definitely acknowledged, the series is just a little too focused on mzge to be particularly heart-wrenching.
Lists with This Book. Feb 17, Bethany rated it it was amazing. As far as Sci-Fi and Fantasy goes it is one of the greatest works, and I could not imagine not reading this book at least once a year.
Jun 12, Bryan Brown rated it liked it Shelves: I really enjoy how Modesit drops bits of this world’s history throughout as he does in all the books which makes reading them in chronological order so neat.
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Honest and capable commanders are always regarded with suspicion by rulers and would-be rulers and by those who would manipulate them.
That everyone who is working toward something of value will be overhelmed at times.
Mage-Guard of Hamor
And although Hamor’s a refreshingly balanced nation compared to the order-obsessed Recluce, Modesitt’s not one to let any nation escape the ills of bureaucracy or ambition, and Rahl is soon busy with a military campaign to subdue a rebellion. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. October 7, Imprint: The Hammer of Darkness. I’m not sure if this wraps up the story of Rahl, but this book ended with a solid conclusion that doesn’t demand a sequel.
One good aspect of the book is the magee of the world Modesitt has created.