The Black Prism

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Orbit, Aug 25, 2010 - Fiction - 640 pages
70 Reviews
Gavin Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. But Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live: Five years to achieve five impossible goals.

But when Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.

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Review: The Black Prism (Lightbringer #1)

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

This was my second time reading the book, and if anything it has only gotten better. The last time I read this book must've been a year or maybe two years ago, so I could still remember most of the ... Read full review

Review: The Black Prism (Lightbringer #1)

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

I loved it! Nice to read a book where I can't predict everything that's going to happen. Kept me guessing! Read full review

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Brent Weeks was born and raised in Montana. He wrote on bar napkins and lesson plans before landing his dream job years and thousands of pages later. Brent lives in Oregon with his wife, Kristi, and their daughter. Find out more about the author at or on twitter @brentweeks.

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