E–pub The Sacred Band

  • Paperback
  • 570
  • The Sacred Band
  • Janet E. Morris
  • English
  • 09 June 2018
  • 9781451599862

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Download ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Á Janet E. Morris Free read º The Sacred Band ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Janet E. Morris Á 0 Summary Mortalized Tempus and his Sacred Band of Stepsons consummate ancient cavalry fighters to make new lives in a faraway land and fight the battle of their dreams where gods walk the earth ghosts take the field and the angry Fates demand their du. Finally a skillfully wrought story without dragons or trolls or elves no magic rings and no uest for a talisman to save the universe Instead what Janet and Chris Morris have accomplished is a compelling and suspenseful story that incorporates superbly researched history woven into a mythic tale of human drama Deftly balancing the complexities of human emotion as 4th century BC Greeks and Thebans deal with war traitors and jealous gods the authors have imprinted The Sacred Band as a must read While there are many strengths to the novel there are two that I find worthy of mention believable characters especially as it relates to dialogue which translates into do I care about these characters and finely crafted imagery One of my pet peeves is stilted language in any novel formulaic rather than real Add to that the dilemma of narrativeimagery that affects all novels either too much or too little Thankfully the authors have blended just the right mix of believable dialogue and thus characters with exceptional imagery The result is a story that sucks one in building with each succeeding page Not only did I care about the characters I was sorely tempted to skip ahead Bottom line get it now You won t be disappointed

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The Sacred Band

Download ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Á Janet E. Morris Free read º The Sacred Band ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Janet E. Morris Á 0 Summary Lry rescue twenty three pairs of Theban Sacred Banders paired lovers and friends to fight on other days These forty six Thebans whose bones will never lie in the mass grave that holds their two hundred and fifty four brothers join with the im. In a world of books that try to capture the vintage literacy of times past but fail it is refreshing and exhilarating to finally find a book in this day and age that one can honestly say is an instant classicThe story is already complex but then you throw in an impressive collection of characters each getting their turn in the the spotlight It s simply mind blowing none fade away and there aren t any loose ends simply a remarkable feat The numerous characters The Sacred Band and the Thebans are sewn together so seamlessly that what should look like a uilt is like a painted masterpiece If I had to fault the book the only thing I can say is that I hit a snag in the beginning I had a few problems understanding and remembering who was who because the characters have their given name and also their war name and in some cases a god given name and I am notoriously awful when it comes to names So the fault is really just me However it didn t take long for me to catch on to a plot this intriguing and dangerous The authors knew the dynamics of war and the seuences leading up to it everything was perfectly played out like a good chess game and the fun part was you could see it from so many different points of view The Sacred Band took me into a world of gods demigods mortals and other beings Each with their own affections and opinions toward one another hatred respect and most importantly love I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and will be recommending it to all of my friends and family JSTurner

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Download ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Á Janet E. Morris Free read º The Sacred Band ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Janet E. Morris Á 0 Summary The Sacred Band of Thebes lives on a world away in this mythic novel of love in war in ancient times In 338 BCE during the Battle of Chaeronea that results in the massacre of the Sacred Band of Thebes the legendary Tempus and his Stepson cava. This is the first Sacred Band story I have ever read and I m left wondering how in the heck I overlooked this amazing world created by Janet Morris and Chris Morris in the 1980s Whoops did I just carbon date myself there One of the things I found so great about this book is that it doesn t matter that I missed all that cool stuff in the 80s because I picked this one up and dove right Sure there were a very few allusions to prior stories but not enough to make you feel like you ve really missed out on something major This book stands alone and does a great job of doing it What happens when gods fates and other supernatural forces dally with the lives of men Nothing good We find Tempus leading his Sacred Band of Stepsons into harms way in an effort to save the fated dead on the field of battle setting off a chain of events even gods and goddesses can t control If they are successful how will men sworn to fight and die alongside their brethren find a way to live with themselvesThe supposed son of a god a seer a wizarding boy and one blessed by a goddess come to earth How might these four young Sacred Banders effect the outcome The only way to find out is to read this wonderful book for yourselfWhen I finished The Sacred Band before I realized it had happened I had taken my Kindle back to the first page and read three pages again It must have been my subconscious trying it s best not to leave Sanctuary leaving my new found friends behind I cannot wait to get my hands on another Sacred Band tome