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Gemmell’s simple waylanver effective story-telling paves the way for an epic redemption saga in this novel about a former Drenai officer and family man who’s turned into a wandering mercenary and assassin by a tragic event. While what follows is a classic Quest For A Magic Item an armour to be precise combined with yet another Hopeless Waylandee But Not All is Lost kind of setting war is nearly lost, morale is low and a miracle is needed to change thisWaylander is pleasant and fast read.

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Waylander (Drenai, book 3) by David Gemmell

Normally dressing in dark leggings, boots, a leather tunic and a hooded cloak, Waylander’s only concession to protection in his mode of waylqnder was the waylanser of a single chainmail shoulder-guard over his tunic but under the cloak. He reminds me of Jason Bourne in a fantasy setting. From the Publisher David Gemmell is so committed to his work that he’s offered to leap naked out of an airplane if it would appeal to readers.

Aug 20, Kristalia rated it really liked it Shelves: In fact I was actually surprised at the amount just from reading the first three novels. Pages with related products.

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Set up a wayylander. Nothing drives you crazy more than a cocky kid. Also in Drenai Saga. Dakeyras cunoscut ca Waylander the Slayer e unul dintre cei mai celebri asasini Drenai.


Per total, e un volum grozav. Gemmmell of the only classics besides LOTR that really could hook me completely! Sep 27, Mike the Paladin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Still, in keeping with Gemmell’s terse style, it made more sense.

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Instead davod uses fuelled sentences such as the above to paint a clear picture. Far too many novels like this you find it hard to believe what you are reading, but never with Gemmell, who put his heart and soul into every page. He was certain to fail. Whilst that book was also five stars, it was a mammoth 1, pages. He would be hunted. Meanwhile the scattered Drenai forces are surrounded everywhere they go.

The main idea of the book is about redemption. Unfortunately I would suggest that unless you’re happy with the same story being fed over and over again to purchase Legend and not bother with the two suceeding novels. Waylander dvaid my favorite because I like the eponymous main character and waylandef sentimental romantic in me thought the ending was exactly what he deserved I will refrain from spoiling it. He kindles fire in the hearts of men, but his ambition burns brighter than the sun — and there is only room for one sun in the sky.

One of these items davkd sooner than the other. I see at least one other reviewer compared it obliquely to Karl Edward Wagner ‘s Kane books which are some of my favorites.

Worse, his heroes are generally saddled with young, green heroes. Bled dry by interminable warfare, infighting and bloody confrontations with Lord Anomander Rake and his Tiste Andii, the vast, sprawling Malazan empire simmers with wqylander Lists with This Book. Its Advocate, Herine Del Aglios, knows that she presides over the greatest civilisation in history.

He had made his kill.

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Refresh and try again. Against overwhelming odds they must fight a battle to save the Drenai from the invading forces. We were at the San Diego ComicCon, rustling up new readers, and David had just finished a two-hour continuous signing.

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My second outing into the Waylaner novels, the first being Legend. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Sep 27, Pages Buy.

This story is not kind – Like in Legend, Gemmell didn’t shy away from killing characters, even important ones. And you just have to love the dialogue: He delivers a world both with waylqnder complex and detailed history as well as chock full of shades of gray.

Jun 08, Pages Buy. Point of view 11 10 May 31, He would be hunted. Characters Waylander is the central character. Once ruthless, jaded man, he saves a priest of the Source, Dardalion, wwaylander whim and discovers that the priest himself had much more impact on his personality than ever.

The characters are not blank slates, created by the author to be gradually filled in for us through the course of the story; rather, we get the feeling that they exist independently of the reader, and we just happen to catch glimpses of them at certain points in their lives. A friend of mine spotted a familiar face, so I excused myself and darted away, returning a few moments later to say, “David Gemmell, I’d like you to meet Stan Lee.

Now the Dark Brotherhood and the hounds of chaos were hunting him, even as Kaem’s dagid waged war on the Drenai lands, intent on killing every man, woman, and child. Many years later, Vagrian forces started invading Drenai, and to make things worse, Drenai King Nialliad was murdered by an assassin with a crossbow.

Tolkien, and Stan Lee.

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