The beginning of the trilogy pits the lifestyle of the celtic ruids against the might of Rome and there is love loss and struggle the entire way The "NOVEL SPANS A LARGE TIME PERIOD "spans a large time period some of the gaps can be a bit jarring but on the whole this well researched and expansive tale will make you believe in woadsleep Druids is a fascinating taste of the life of the ancient Gauls uring the time of the Roman invasion Before reading this trilogy I had only a vague knowledge of this time in history Druids sweeps the reader up into a wonderful tale full of action romance magic and history This is one of the best historical fantasy books I have read
THE CHARACTERS ARE UNIUE AND WELL characters are uniue and well and the plot raws you in with a great blend of violent battles cozy omestic scenes well thought out magic and fully. For 500 years Europe was ruled by the Celts a powerful race who believed acts of nature were omens of the gods where nobility was earned and where honor was valued above life The most revered were the Druids bards healers judges and seers A special few protected the secrets of ancient Earth magic Rhonwen a passionate young healer must forge a path through a land being of ancient Earth magic Rhonwen a passionate young healer must forge a path through a land being
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Main Characters Over Thecharacters over the of maybe 15 years I also liked the weirdness of the "one bit of actual magic in the book It has moments of great humor and great "bit of actual magic in the book It has moments of great humor and great and great pathos It also throws a few curveballs which I find refreshingWhat I idn t care so much for is that a lot of things seem to happen just for purposes of plot For purposes of plot Rhowen is going to love that Roman guy and ONLY that Roman guy no matter how long he ignores her or how many other suitors come to call For purposes of plot Mallec is going to give and responsibility to a person he has been told by everyone he trust NOT to trust Druids follows the stories of two Celts Rhonwen a healer and Mallec a seer Their lives are separate yet interconnected thr. Owledge from those who thirst for its power and are bent on his estruction Celt against Roman two civilizations larger than the continent they share One must yield forever Can ruid magic endure the onslaught of Roman legions Can the wisdom of nature survive Rome's lust for conuest Who are the barbarians in a world where power and ambition mean than honor and sacrifi. .
Researched history This trilogy would make an amazing movie I would love to see Mallec and Rhonwen in their world of ancient Gaul on the big screen The writers make ruids warriors villagers Romans and slaves come to life in the pages of these three books Highly
recommend Excellent read Never a ull moment and very informative I idn t really know too much aboutExcellent read Never a ull moment and very informative I idn t really know too much about Celtic culture until I started the series Enjoying this so far I am torn on this book I liked a lot of it it felt very well grounded in the historical "Setting And The Societies "and the societies WERE ALIEN ENOUGH TO BE INTERESTING alien enough to be interesting familiar enough to not be off putting I loved how the ruids are all basically charlatans very well trained and elaborate charlatans using illusion and trickery to enforce their willthe law I liked how the auth. Avaged by the war with Rome Haunted by an oath of vengeance she struggles against betrayal and gambles her life on an arcane healing magic from Delirious Series Boxed Set Delirious 0 5 3 distant Gaul Mallec flees from his ferocious warrior tribe to become a scholar at the great center ofruidic learning His training fails him when he iscovers an ancient rite for immortality Once mastered he must protect the kn. ,