A good, epic fantasy yarn, I definitely enjoyed it. There were moments where Saker had me slapping my forehead (hello, TSTL!) and I definitely felt it could have been edited down a bit overall, I still thought it was very well written and fun to read. I will also mention that there were a few times where things went a little too according to plan but my heart was in my throat at those moments so I guess I can't complain. There is an excellent cliffy ending so be warned, but book 2 just came out so it won't hurt too much!