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Battlemage
« on: November 29, 2018, 04:32:12 PM »
I’m 10% in this story and don’t know why people rave about it, to me it seems a bit of a simple story with the basic good and evil battles  I’ve seen countless times before with nothing new,  Give me Malazan instead 😛

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Re: Battlemage
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2018, 06:56:43 PM »
Who is the author?
I recognised the name but can't remember...
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Re: Battlemage
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2018, 07:21:27 PM »
It's Stephen Aryan's debut.

I absolutely loved it. It is fairly simplistic, especially when you compare it to something like Malazan, but I think that's part of its charm. I don't use the word 'romp' very often, but Battlemage qualifies as a good old-fashioned heroic fantasy romp. I haven't found another author who comes so close to matching the style and flavour of David Gemmell.
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Re: Battlemage
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2018, 10:07:14 AM »
Stephen is a huge fan of David Gemmell, and I think that shows.

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