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The Flame Bearer

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Ing has been heading to THIS All the bloodshed the trickery the pain The lost comrades and loves the sword wounds and broken oaths This has everything you ve grown to love rom the Uhtred books His perfect storytelling his ruminations on the religion of the Nailed god And Cromwell has NEVER written such pitch perfect battle seuencesI will ollow this series until it ends or my life does Fate is inexorable Best not be reading The Flame Bearer Saxon tales 10 without having read Warriors of the Storm 9 and the whole previous saga Because if you do you will be denying yourself the pleasure that only comes rom the you will be denying yourself the pleasure that only comes rom the knowledge gained in understanding the arc of life of Britain s greatest Space Kid fictional warrior Uhtred of BebbanburgAragile peace governs the kingdoms of Wessex East Anglia under the rule of the late King Alfred s son King Edward and Mercia under his daughter Aethelflaed Utred s son in law Sigtryggr has the kingship of Northumbria the remaining pagan portion of the Circumstantial Evidence: Death, Life, and Justice in a Southern Town future England It is this last piece that has Utredor the irst time in decades allied with pagans who worship Odin rather than the Saxons who worship the nailed god It has also raised his hopes of overcoming his cousin and reclaiming Bebbanburg Now at this particular time with so much in balance there are opportunities or wealth and power that ew "can resist Will Uhtred prevail he do so and keep his oath to Aethelflaed Can he "resist Will Uhtred prevail Can he do so and keep his oath to Aethelflaed Can he Northumbria or his daughter and son in law How much of a chance do the Danes and Norse have against an increasingly powerful Saxon allianceCornwell could be content with continuing to crank out these books knowing that they have a vast readership and a lot of people who enjoy reading any historical novel in this period of England s development But he is not satisfied to give us a couple hundred pages of battles and intrigue No this Red of Bebbanburg’s son in law SigtryggrUnder the cover of this Down We Go: Living Into the Wild Ways of Jesus fragile calm Uhtred must begin his campaign that will end with the assault on Bebbanburg the greatortress that is rightly his and was stolen rom him in childhood But his plans are shattered when the Scots surge down and lay claim to the north of England as the West Saxons. .
4 stars Troubled Waters for book 10 in the Saxon Stories In this book Uhtred of Bebbanburg tries again to regain his ancestral home of Bebbanburg stolenrom him decades ago by his Uncle Uhtred s cousin and the uncle s son now holds the ortress and surrounding land If you decide to read this series start with book 1 I did read some out of order but they work better if read in orderI have previously written that I think that the author writes the best battle scenes of anyone in this genre The author still writes vivid battle scenes Uhtred was born a Christian but kidnapped by Norse raiders as a child He adopted Norse ways and Gods He casts a skeptical eye on the Christian gods and practicesOne uote I doubt that I shall ever understand Christianity Thou shalt not kill their priests teach then encourage warriors to give battle against the heathen or even against other Christians if there is a half chance of gaining land slaves or silver Father Beocca had taught me the nailed god s ten commandments but I had long learned that the chief commandment of the Christians was Thou shalt make my priests wealthyI read this library "Book In 2 Days "in 2 days s books are hard to put down Onto book 10 with a series which must be coming to its conclusion I say that before I started reading this book as some of the later books have been shorter perhaps not so colourful as the opening half dozen of the series perhaps I m willing it to a conclusion before it goes stale latPut that thought back into it s scabbard this taleadventure ranks amongst the best yes its a short read BUT it had me gripped By the time you get to number 10 in a series it can eel like a chore Like You Re Just Reading you re just reading because the characters have become amily so yeah I guess I ll help my cousin move or go bail my half sister out of jail Ho humBut thisTHISThis is by ar my avorite book of the series Everyth. Britain is at an uneasy peace After their bloody defeat of Danish held East Anglia the West Saxons stand victorious while the Mercians have taken back their land on the border of Northumbria the last kingdom of Britain still ruled by the pagan northmen A precarious truce exists between Æthelflæd’s Mercia and Northumbria now ruled by Uht.