War of the Bastards

War of the Bastards

A year has passed since the fall of Lightspire. The Inquisitor Miles Hampstedt has usurped the throne and rules Noveris with a blood-soaked iron fist. Tilla and her friends have become hardened rebels in the Unbroken, a band of guerilla fighters hiding out in the fringes of the Kingdom. Tilla is plagued with doubt and regret; Lyriana struggles with the burdens of being a fugitive Queen; Zell atones for his guilt by killing for the cause. And even as they all fight, they know their cause is doomed, that with very passing day Miles' power grows, his army of Bloodmages spreading to cover the continent.

Then a raid on an outpost produces two unexpected prisoners: Lord Elric Kent himself, now a prisoner obsessed with revenge, and Syan See, a strange girl from the Red Wastes. Tilla struggles with the emotional weight of confronting her father, but it's Syan that offers the true revelation. She demonstrates a new incredible kind of magic, and speaks of a secret civilization hidden in isolation in the mysterious Wastes. With Miles' forces closing in, Tilla and her friends (alongside a hostage Lord Kent) set out to make contact with Syan's people, to make an pact that could turn the war. The journey will test their character, forge unlikely alliances, reveal the horrifying true nature of magic, and set in motion a battle that will determine the fate of Noveris itself.

Title:War of the Bastards
ISBN:9781484767641
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  • Princess

    Being completely honest, I struggled with finishing this one. It wasn’t because it wasn’t good, it was. I just never picked it up. I was sad for certain parts and glad for certain parts and I love...

  • Tucker

    Edit: I'm so immatureWar of the bastards... War of the bass-turds. OMG It's a fish poop fight...

  • ????, ??????????????

    Ok, so I totally meant to write this up the next day and here we are days later xD So I was barely able to wait for this book to be delivered so I could get all the drama and answers I needed after fi...

  • Imogene

    Well, that was a journey. Cleverly plotted through the whole trilogy. A lot of sacrifices and surprises. Having a high fantasy world with a narrator who uses such a modern way of speaking was occasion...

  • Shelley

    "It never ends. But it gets better. I could live with that."...

  • Aly

    This. Was. AMAZING.The action in this starts off right away, and we get some seriously awesome character development. We learn more about the world, get to meet new faces, and fall in love all over ag...

  • Unseen Library

    I received a copy of War of the Bastards from Hachette Australia to review.War, rebellion, magic and one hell of kickass story! Shvarts brings the outstanding Royal Bastards trilogy to an end with War...

  • Courtney

    This was my favorite book in the entire series and I can't believe it's over. It's been such a wild ride that I kind of just expected it to go on forever. I realized quite a few things about this seri...

  • Grace

    This was my favorite of the trilogy! More of a 3.5 than a 3 star read. This book was really well plotted and super unpredictable and exciting. I really appreciate that Zell and Tilla are secure in the...

  • Dreximgirl

    Considering I found this series kind of by accident thanks to audible I have serious love for it. It sticks in my memory and I love all of the characters so much. This book had emotion, drama, humour,...