A broad and complicated novel filled with wonderful characters, woven through with low humor and great courage, and built upon grand acts of heroism and love. It is the tale of Laron, the chivalrous 700-year-old vampire, the appallingly dangerous and beautiful Velander, and the long-suffering Terikel, as they investigate a secret project of arcane magic, a magic so dangerous it could destroy their world . . .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Ramathael - LibraryThing
More sedately paced and less focused than Voyage of the Shadowmoon, but still an enjoyable read. Includes characters from the first book (Terikel & Velander play fairly substantial parts), but I was ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - guy-montag - LibraryThing
Sean McMullen writes a good fantasy story, and the second volume in this series is no exception. Good pacing, action, characters and a interesting universe. Almost read the entire thing in a single sitting. Read full review