Wolfblade Wolfblade is the first book in the Hythrun Chronicles Marla Wolfblade, princess of Hythria, is determined to restore her family to its former power and. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The first book of Fallon’s new trilogy showcases the Wolfblade: Wolfblade trilogy Book One by [Fallon, Jennifer]. Wolfblade (The Hythrun Chronicles: Wolfblade Trilogy, Book 1) [Jennifer Fallon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Marla Wolfblade of.

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People who like Jacqueline Carey and Robin Hobb. Each has a unique style, and all are worthy of recognition as fine writers by anyone’s jwnnifer. After all, I already know what happens.

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She needs someone politically astute to guide her through the maze of court politics — and Elezaar the Dwarf knows more than he lets on. Throughout reading, I have been very much torn between the question whether this is actually a well-written bo A decent book. Wolfblade is a prequel, set perhaps thirty years before The Demon Child Trilogy, but written later—which explains the confusing alternate designation of the Wolfblade novel as a part of a six book “Hythrun Chronicles” including “The Demon Child Trilogy”.

The pacing is a little slow and it seems like all the action takes place “off-camera”, and the narrative voice switches so frequently, it is hard to develop an emotional attachment to any of the characters.

This, and it’s two sequels, are a reread for me, and I enjoyed it just as much as I di As I’ve mentioned multiple times over, I suck at reviewing high fantasy. Aug 11, Matt Larkin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fallon’s trilogy launch opens 10 years after the events previously recounted in the Hythrun Chronicles, in a land where dangerous intrigues are always stirring and a royal case of switched identities heralds the renewal of old enmities.

I just kept begging for the Harshini chapters to be over so I could read more about the juicy drama and political maneuvering. I could not put this down.


Thankfully, Fallon gets past that and ultimately delivers a wonderful book. As Elezaar teaches Marla the Rules of Gaining and Wielding Power, Marla starts on the road to becoming a tactician and a wily diplomat — but will that be enough to keep her son alive?

This could have been so much better than it was. Here is a guy full of life and promise, who I think really does love Marla, turned into someone you really don’t like by the end of the book. Do people become indebted and feel like they have no choice but to sell themselves? Lernan is her brother, and Laran is her husband. Apr 03, Glitterfairy rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Her brother is the High Prince of Hythria, and, in this fiercely patriarchal society, her fate will be decided on his whim.

One of the problems with Wolfblade is the very similar set of character names, even more confusing because of their relationship to Marla.

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Every women in the book went through the same thing. It can all be laid at Alija’s feet, but we don’t see the corruption on page. And I think that anyone who liked that one would like this one mennifer.

The gullibility of the characters. I loved how the main character goes from romantic, naive princess to an incredibly powerful woman jennife knows that sometimes you have to do things that are not necessarily on the white side of the spectrum. Even though some of the characters appear in both, it mostly stands alone set several years before the Demon Child Trilogy.

Sep 03, R K rated it it was ok.

Hythrun Chronicles: Wolfblade Series

By just before the middle there was a sufficient number of characters whose falloj I was actually interested in that I could feel like reading the rest without much effort. It allows Damin to become the man he does, and allows a whole host of characters to come on stage later on in the series.


By far my best purchase that night My definition of a prequel has always been that it’s something a writer resorts to when they either can’t come up with new ideas, or they’re ejnnifer to squeeze book sales out of rewriting the same story about the same characters that made them a success. The fantasy world would almost be plausible, but why can’t the different wolflbade have some clearly marked cultural differences also in language?

However, I don’t think that detracted much from the book, and I’m looking forward to continuing the series. The best part was that this change was entirely realistic; it happened gradually, jennfier many terrible events. This is not my favorite of Fallon’s books, but it is still good. Another group of dissidents come up with a plan of their own.

Hythrun Chronicles: Wolfblade Series by Jennifer Fallon

Jan 03, Sabrina rated it it was amazing. Elezaar the Dwarf is a small man with big secrets — but that doesn’t matter to Marla Marla Wolfblade of Hythria is determined to wolfblads her family’s great name, but conspirators surround her: Her portrayal was dead-on.

It’s not as sprawlingly detailed as the George R R Martin books, but the world is crafted well enough to be complex enough for political action on multiple fronts. The beginning didn’t grab me at all and it took adjusting to really get into the feel of the book, but I was determined to read it all.

Again, breaks the plausibility of the world. Marla Wolfbladeprincess of Hythriais determined to restore her family to its former power and glory. Especially of the places what in the name of all is Fardohnya? Even the gods take a hand, dropping by for discussion and debate with the magic users.