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Review: “The Providence of Fire” by Brian Staveley

The Providence of Fire Brian Staveley ★★★★ Tor, 2015. If The Emperor’s Blades was all about the importance of having a well-established form of long-distance communication in your fantasy world, its sequel, The Providence of Fire, is about the importance … Continue reading

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Review: “The Emperor’s Blades” by Brian Staveley

The Emperor’s Blades Brian Staveley ★★★★ Tor, 2014. One problem with fantasy settings is lack of reliable communication. This is especially an issue when someone, say an emperor, is assassinated, and his heirs are scattered across the globe. But then, … Continue reading

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