Now betrayed by the Emperor he once protected, master swordsman Saukendar leaves the way of the sword behind him forever--so he thinks. When a headstrong peasant girl burning to avenge her murdered family demands that he train her, Saukendar is faced with a momentous choice. Send Taizu away, never see her again--or join her and destroy the tyrant who has nearly destroyed them both.
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Review: The PaladinUser Review - Annie - Goodreads
Really entertaining. The pseudo-medieval of this setting is pseudo-medieval Japan. It ticks all the boxes for the classic quest narrative, but with enough twists and change-ups to keep it fresh. Ending was a little quick, but still satisfying. Read full review
Review: The PaladinUser Review - Rod - Goodreads
I am a big Cherryh fan. I've read nearly all she has written. I was less impressed with this book than usual. One of the things I really like about her writing is her characters and this book is no ... Read full review