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Mage-Guard of Hamor is the fifteenth book of The Saga of Recluce. Acclaimed bestselling author L. E. Modesitt, Jr. continues his saga of Recluce in. Acclaimed author L. E. Modesitt, Jr. continues his new Recluce story inMage- Guard of Hamor, the second of two volumes set mostly on the. Â Well, there was a second piece to that story that takes up almost immediately where the first book left off: Mage-Guard of Hamor. Again, this is.

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But as usual, the ending is as spectacularly grand, and explosive, as Mr. The intrigue and maneuverings of the various Hamorian factions leads to action and war.

The Best Books of Modesitt has published technical studies and articles, columns, poetry, and a number of science fiction stories. That is not to say that I did not enjoy it, but there just seemed to be a little something missing, that very thing that had made the other books that little better than anything else I had read by Modesitt. The minor quibble mentioned above is that after being obsessed with money during the first book Rahl seems to become oblivious to it in the second.

Jan 26, Virginialee rated it it was amazing. It’s free and yours to keep. Overall it was a fun read especially the last half of the book which is largely concerned with a military campaign which is some of what Modesitt Jr does best.

House of the Four Winds, The. Many of the supporting characters were as or more interesting as the main character. Secondly is the economic foundations underpinning his fantasy world. In fact, I liked it better than many of Modesitt’s books. The whole society of Hamor is a new culture for Modesitt—and Rahl—to explore, one in which magic is a monopoly of the state.

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I’m tempted to go with three because I liked the story and enjoyed reading it, but also tempted to go with two because Guaed feel that the love interest was betrayed when she magically changed her mind after Rahl failed to reach any sort of inner peace but only outer peace by resolving the military conflict. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Fall of Angels L.


Mage-Guard of Hamor (Saga of Recluce, #15) by L.E. Modesitt Jr.

Description Rahl was a young apprentice on the island of Recluce sent to the mages training school for testing, then banished to Hamor. Jun 12, Bryan Brown rated it liked it Shelves: The story itself seems to be a little slow unlike previous novels, but the action when it happens is magnificent. Shares many similarities between other Modesitt books, an ordinary man who rises eventually rises to great power and prestige, but was very well written and great detail was provided in the campaign against the rebel forces.

Feb 16, Niall McGrath rated it really liked it.

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The book is nothing spectactular just a fun visit back to Recluse. I am even going to buy another copy just so I have it. It’s pretty fast-paced and mostly good fun – all the Recluce books are fairly clean, even when the body count starts to climb, and while the mora Totally unlike its immediate predecessor in plot and theme, Mage-Guard is a straight-up military adventure.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Am glad I’ve reached the end of this series that I have and have now deleted them all. A nice link to the past and I look forward to new adventures. It’s increasingly clear in this book that Hamor is set up as a successor to that ancient empire, and that knowledge makes a lot of its quirks make more sense.

Golds that could be spent on roads and reservoirs and other good works will be spent on weapons and supplies that would not be needed otherwise. Sep 19, Kevinalbee rated it really liked it. In the real world, relationships are never simple and Modesitt takes the time to accurately portray a complicated relationship.

What is so disappointing is that the character hardly grows or evolves. Conversely, Overcommander Taryl did become more complex and quite interesting. I liked it better than Natural Ordermage where the main character was more annoying than likeable. One good aspect of the book is the expansion of the world Modesitt has created.


Everything has a cost including magic and characters cannot simply impose their wills on situations, they must find the ways and means to accomplish goals. The next story takes place years later so we will see what happens to the Blacks of recluse, the Whites of Fairhaven, and the both-of-them of Hamor. guafd

The title should be at least 4 characters long. Jul 23, Chris rated it it was ok Shelves: City of Golden Shadow. Honest and capable commanders are always tuard with suspicion by rulers and would-be rulers and by those who would manipulate them.

Review “Mage-Guard measures well up to Modesitt at his best.

Review: Mage-Guard of Hamor

Taryl may be my favorite supporting character in the whole series. The whole society of Hamor is a new culture for L.

Most of this series could have been written in half the amount of books with proper editing and putting a few of them together as well as getting rid of the filler magee then it would have a chance to be a good series IMHO. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Mage-Guard of Hamor Saga of Recluce.

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How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Rahl is a mage now, powerful and still just as dangerous to himself and to others. A direct continuation of Natural Ordermage ; do read this one if you liked the previous, but I’m not sure how it’d read without full knowledge of Rahl’s journey.