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  • The Sacred Band
  • Janet E. Morris
  • English
  • 15 January 2020
  • 9781451599862

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Read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ë Janet E. Morris review The Sacred Band ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Mortalized Tempus and his Sacred Band of Stepsons consummate ancient cavalry fighters to make new lives in a faraway land and fight the battle of their dreams where gods walk the earth ghosts take the field and the angry Fates demand their du At 600 pages this epic story is not for the faint hearted but for those who venture into the fantastic world of ancient gods wars and battles The Sacred Band is immensely rewarding The writing style is meant to pace the reader but by doing so I found that the images of people and events were deeply impressed on my mind particularly the battle of Chaeronea in 338 BCE which is the central theme of this story For those familiar with classic history this Fantasy version would be particularly exciting but even for those of us who just like to enjoy a good book The Sacred Band won t disappoint The writing style epitomizes true literature of high uality making it a very rewarding reading experience on its own merit regardless of historic basis or the fantasy genre The ancient world relied heavily on its belief in gods and how those gods controlled or interacted with mortal man and this makes an exc

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Read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ë Janet E. Morris review The Sacred Band ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook The Sacred Band of Thebes lives on a world away in this mythic novel of love in war in ancient times In 338 BCE during the Battle of Chaeronea that results in the massacre of the Sacred Band of Thebes the legendary Tempus and his Stepson cava The authors of The Sacred Band create a vibrant real world that sweeps you into its grasp and drags you along kicking and screaming into a dark world where the only wrong action is inaction and that just gets you killed or worse and dishonor is measured by the severing of bonds formed between warriors destined to die Whether it is the numerous combat seuences or the on going heartrending conflict between the various characters their Gods and their world this book is filled with such immediate need that you are compelled to react to their circumstances In your mind you cannot help but take up sword and spear call out commands or warnings or lamentations and participate as one of the Band in the story itself Like an intensely contested sporting event I found it so riveting that I was not above screaming at the characters when their decisions took them into harm s way and mumbling curses to mysel

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Read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ë Janet E. Morris review The Sacred Band ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Lry rescue twenty three pairs of Theban Sacred Banders paired lovers and friends to fight on other days These forty six Thebans whose bones will never lie in the mass grave that holds their two hundred and fifty four brothers join with the im The Sacred Band Fantasy HeroicMythological Adventure5 starsOne of the signs of a great book for me at least is the urge to continue reading it despite the fact it is very late or there is something else I really should be doing This was one such book Spawned from the Thieves World series and interwoven with historical research and ancient sources the story covers the rescue of the missing members of the Sacred Band of Thebes who fought at the Battle of Chaeronea and whose whereabouts are unknown to history In the style of the myths of old such Homer this is a great adventure filled with war and there is a LOT of that love loyalty and bravery far beyond the call of duty not to mention interfering deities wicked wizards conflict and change balance and harmony The world of Tempus and his companions has been extensively researched and it shows for the world is extremely rich totally believabl