He will stop at nothing to keep Liam by his side, even if it means letting his beast loose on them all. ‘A bloody sheet and a signed confession?’, ‘I think you have one piece of leverage over a very powerful man. It wouldn’t matter. To gain everything and lose everything in the space of a moment. His intellect made increasing sense of this: there had been an ambush, he was underground, and since his body didn’t feel as if it had been transported for days, that meant—. It was battered, and by far the worse for its method of conveyance, but when Damen took it and unfolded it, he saw why Nikandros had kept it close. ‘And when he learns who you are?’ said Jord. If you would like to keep up with me and my adventures in appreciating the many different types of literature, please be sure to subscribe to this blog. Book 1 was good. He reminded himself that this was just the torch. Some fans have thought this short summary is somewhat misleading.It describes the basic premise but in no way gives away that the book is actually a deliciously plotted novel with a lot of political intrigue and a main character who is thrust into the middle of a power game between Laurent, the rightful heir to the t… K. D. Edwards, Narrated by: Damen is a great protagonist, but the author keeps him oblivious to a secret that’s telegraphed to the audience from the middle of the first book. The Captive Prince trilogy by C. S. Pacat comprises of three books, Captive Prince, Prince’s Gambit, and Kings Rising, plus four in-universe short stories. $14.95 a month after 30 days. I don't really understand the conflict which appears to have divided people about this book. They’ll hunt you down,’ said Guion, ‘and kill you.’. Joel Leslie, An MM Alpha/Omega Fated Mates Story (Kitsune Chronicles, Book 2), By: Giving it 3 because the overall story is interesting and she did an ok job of world building. He knew by now the ever-present whisper: Damianos, risen from the dead. Neil Josten is the newest addition to the Palmetto State University Exy team. I keep reading reviews trying to figure out why this novel has such high ratings. Alexis Hall, Narrated by: If he just did that, just kept to his promise, then after—. Nora Sakavic, Narrated by: Nikandros drew something from a fold in his clothing, and pressed it into Damen’s hand. There was no one left to rally behind,’ Nikandros said. "You lack the easy mannerisms that are usually shared with anyone," said Damen. The cell itself was about twelve feet square, and had an entrance of bars but no windows. Why kill just the queen when he can kill them all? Laurent freed me. You’re supposed to find Laurent very bratty and standoffish, but the reasoning behind it becomes pretty obvious. Trust me, was the last thing Laurent had said. Every last broken syllable. A foolish token. Guion, inside the cell, was breathing shallowly. Damen looked at the small clump of blue now gathered before the rows of red in the courtyard. And then he went still. Your Akielon allies aren’t going to help you. Damen whirled towards it, releasing his grip on Nikandros. ‘Together.’. In the beginning, they had thrown themselves towards him, but when they saw what happened to the men who did that, they became a churning mass of hooves trying to fall back. Six months there will alleviate a bit of his wanderlust and then he can come back to London as footloose and fancy free as the day he left it. ‘Your men have a choice. Damen had no time to think before the situation was on him. ‘I am Damianos, true son of Theomedes, and I have returned to fight for you as your King.’. But in the lethal political web of the Veretian court, nothing is as it seems, and when Damen finds himself caught up in a play for the throne, he must work together with Laurent to survive and save his country. Damen felt the hairs rise over his body. I knew it was treason. His rock-star parents split when he was young, and the father he's never met spent the next 20 years cruising in and out of rehab. Except now he's a man, and Ox can no longer ignore the song that howls between them. It’s a surprise to his peers, then, when he’s chosen to train and compete at the most prestigious naval aviation academy in the world. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. His head lolled. He had come this far, he had caused his uncle some small consternation, had checked him, once or twice, forced him to remake his plans. Laurent had no illusions about his skill as a left-handed knife fighter. He understood that he faced his death, before which would come a long, painful interval. In the north, the Regent's armies are mobilizing for war. By the end of the first hour (though it felt longer), he was in quite a lot of pain, and was losing touch with how much, if at all, he was delaying or controlling what was happening. He pushed open the door and walked into the small hall.