[Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson


7 thoughts on “[Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson

  1. says: [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson

    [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson ORIGINALLY POSTED AT Fantasy LiteratureThis review is for all four books in this seriesThe King of Ys is a historical fantasy it is set in our world just before the fall of the Roman Empire and it mixes in the legend of the mythical

  2. says: Poul Anderson ✓ 0 DOWNLOAD [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson

    [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson I have the Baen MMP published 1988

  3. says: [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson

    SUMMARY Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Poul Anderson [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson Having ruled the city of Ys for a decade and a half Gratillonius in this novel faces many challenges to his rul

  4. says: [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson

    SUMMARY Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Poul Anderson Poul Anderson ✓ 0 DOWNLOAD READ Dahut The King of Ys Book III This is the third in the King of Ys series and while it started to feel tedious two thirds of the way through I'm glad I stuck with it The tragic unfolding of the story and climactic ending were well done even if you saw it coming from the first book That is due to the great writing by Poul and Karen Anderson both the prose itself and the historical detailsI had decided not to finish the 4th book The Dog and the Wolf because I was frankly s

  5. says: SUMMARY Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Poul Anderson Poul Anderson ✓ 0 DOWNLOAD [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson

    SUMMARY Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Poul Anderson Poul Anderson ✓ 0 DOWNLOAD READ Dahut The King of Ys Book III Dahut by Poul and Karen Anderson is the third book in the King of Ys series This book takes place about 16 years after Roma Mater and displays a Ys that is prospering due to wise ruler ship from king Gratillonius However as with any successful leader who sticks to his morals Gratillonius has made many enemies who in this book conspire to br

  6. says: READ Dahut The King of Ys Book III Poul Anderson ✓ 0 DOWNLOAD [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson

    READ Dahut The King of Ys Book III Poul Anderson ✓ 0 DOWNLOAD SUMMARY Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Poul Anderson See The King of Ys Volume Two Dahut The Dog and the Wolf

  7. says: SUMMARY Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Poul Anderson [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson

    READ Dahut The King of Ys Book III Poul Anderson ✓ 0 DOWNLOAD [Free Dahut The King of Ys Book III] epub ✓ Poul Anderson YS

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • Paperback
  • 398
  • Dahut The King of Ys Book III
  • Poul Anderson
  • en
  • 27 January 2018
  • 9780671653712

READ Dahut The King of Ys Book III

DOWNLOAD Ç Dahut The King of Ys Book III Lonius’s own household where following the death of one of his nine wives the gods have named an unsettling replacement Dahut Gratillonius’s own daughter As treachery mounts from within and without Gratillonius must hold to his principles in defiance of the gods while still protecting Ys from the destruction closing in on all sides. See The King of Ys Volume Two Dahut The Dog and the Wolf

SUMMARY Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Poul AndersonDahut The King of Ys Book III

DOWNLOAD Ç Dahut The King of Ys Book III Also contend with Niall ma Echach the leader of Northern Ireland who holds the Ysan king responsible for the death of his son Compounding these complications is the ever present threat of retribution by the Ysan gods should the kingdom’s leadership make a misstep But perhaps the greatest danger of all is unfolding from within Gratil. This is the third in the King of Ys series and while it started to feel tedious two thirds of the way through I m glad I stuck with it The tragic unfolding of the story and climactic ending were well done even if you saw it coming from the first book That is due to the great writing by Poul and Karen Anderson both the prose itself and the historical detailsI had decided not to finish the 4th book The Dog and the Wolf because I was frankly so tired of the plot and the characters I do think it could have been told succinctly in three books instead of four but do I intend to read the last book in the series

Poul Anderson ✓ 0 DOWNLOAD

DOWNLOAD Ç Dahut The King of Ys Book III For sixteen years Gratillonius has been the king of Ys a position he has used to bring the once teetering city state back to stability as the Roman Empire continues to collapse around it Rome would prefer a malleable leader in Gratillonius’s place and makes no secret of it As pressure from Roman leadership increases Gratillonius must. ORIGINALLY POSTED AT Fantasy LiteratureThis review is for all four books in this seriesThe King of Ys is a historical fantasy it is set in our world just before the fall of the Roman Empire and it mixes in the legend of the mythical city of Ys which was built below sea level on the coast of Brittany Many of the characters in The King of Ys Roman emperors Christian saints etc are based on legendary and real historical figures and Poul and Karen Anderson include plenty of footnotes which explain the legend of Ys and the culture and religion of the 5th centuryIn Roma Mater we meet Gaius Valerius Gratillonius a Roman centurion stationed at Hadrian s Wall Because of his loyalty to would be emperor Magnus Clemens Maximus the commander of the Roman troops in Britannia Maximus assigns him to be Rome s prefect in Ys so that Gratillonius can keep it loyal while Maximus goes for the purple Ys though part of the Roman empire has been left to itself for years because it s spooky According to rumors Ys is ruled by nine witches who among other things control the weather to keep Ys safe from enemies intending to invade by sea These nine witches are the God chosen wives of the King of Ys who is a nasty tyrant His nine wives use their powers to ask the Gods to bring them a deliverer someone to challenge the kingAnd so Gratillonius and his small troop arrive in Ys and soon he finds himself king Along with inheriting the crown Gratillonius gets the nine witch ueens too As he sets out to reform Ys which has suffered under the former rule he has a lot of unfamiliar stuff to deal with the responsibilities of a king the different culture a strange land and people clashes in religious beliefs he covertly worships Mithras who has been denounced by the newly Christian Roman Empire and the Ysans worship three pagan gods and satisfying nine wives who vary greatly in age beauty intelligence and appreciation for menAt first Gratillonius balances all of this mostly successfully and he begins to restore the prosperity of Ys He is well intentioned but he can t help but occasionally go wrong as his own beliefs conflict with his people s and their gods One problem is that the Ysan s believe that their gods will destroy Ys by flood if they are not obeyed So there is a conflict between the Ysans expectations of Gratillonius s duties at their religious rites his desire to keep alive the worship of Mithras and his admiration for the Christian leaders he knows The other big problem is that when one of his wives dies the gods choose the replacement from the priestesses who are all descendants of the previous kings and ueens and the gods don t seem to care too much about age mental ability or consanguinity So not only are there nine wives but their family tree looks like an MC Escher drawing than a tree and this kind of behavior isn t congruent with the worship of either Mithras or Christ But it does make for some interesting readingThe first two books Roma Mater and Gallicenae progress rather slowly and there s not much action and this is really my only complaint about The King of Ys But by the end of Gallicenae we ve seen the ways Gratillonius has had to struggle to obey the Ysan gods and we can be rather certain about what they re going to throw at him next and we know he s going to defy them this time And we ve seen some plot threads being developed warriors preparing overseas that are presumably being carefully set up for use in the next novelIn the third novel Dahut things really come to a head and the fallout is spectacular The reader then realizes and appeciates how carefully the Andersons have planned and crafted this work from page one Well done The fourth book Dog and Wolf deals with the after effects of the events in book three develops the characters further as their lives have drastically changed and comes to a satisfactory conclusionBesides being a fascinating and original tale with real historical feel The King of Ys is beautifully writtenThe armies met south of the River Ruirthech That was a day when clouds blew like smoke low above the valley underneath a sky the hue of lead Rainshowers rushed out of them drenched men washed their wounds and their dead passed away on the keening wind All colors were dulled except those of blood and gold Shouts horn calls hoofbeats footfalls clamorous wheels clash and rattle of weapons were somehow muffled But blows fell as heavy and sharp as alwaysMy favorite parts were Gratillonious s internal thoughts about his wivesHe gazed back Over the years she had added flesh to flesh though her frame was uite large enough that as yet she did not appear uite gross Her features remained good in their heavy fashion and her hair was still a burnished red brown It was untidily piled on her head like the raiment on her body He had grown used to thatWell she had her rights and she was by no means a bad person and a man ought to shoulder his burdens without whining about themAnd there is poetry even whole chapters of poetryWould you know the dog from the wolf You may look at his pawComparing the claw and the pad you may measure his stride You may handle his coat and his ears you may study his jaw And yet what you seek is not found in his bones or his hideFor between the Dog and the Wolf there is only the LawNear the end of the story Gratillonious meets a young soldier who is in nearly the same situation he was in when he left Britain 25 years before Shocked he looks back and realizes that he s not the same man he was then he would make different choices now Through love and loss we learn what s important that s a good storyRead this review in context at Fantasy Literature s Poul Anderson page