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Waylander by David Gemmell

Overall, this would be a first book in the series if started chronologically. He also physically abuses a prostitute, leaving bruises on her arm saying way,ander got daylander away” – this is especially problematic because he’s frequently described that despite his many flaws, he would never abuse a woman, by the narrater! Jul 03, Isaac Clarke rated it really liked it Shelves: Enemy soldiers sweep across the country, butchering man, woman and babe.

Gemmell Fandom does not need to be recommended, but even the outsiders should try the first volume of the Drenai Saga, because this is where everything had started.

Waylander must travel deep into Nadir lands to recover the legendary Armour of Bronze with which he can turn the tide and save waylanderr land of the Drenai.

Nothing drives you crazy more than a cocky kid. Normally dressing in dark leggings, boots, a leather tunic and a hooded cloak, Waylander’s only concession to protection in his mode of dress was the wearing of a single chainmail shoulder-guard over his tunic but under the cloak. The system of magic waylandrr a bit more explained in the first book, Legendand it would be gemnell if you know some things in advance.

Read reviews that mention david gemmell drenai saga character development armor of bronze heroic fantasy realm of the wolf even though quest for lost king beyond gemmell books fast paced lost heroes beyond the gate classic gemmell drenai series start to finish highly recommend action packed armour of bronze recommend this book.


The plot was interesting, and for me had a good balance Finally I managed to get around to reading my very first Gemmell! All of Waylander’s instincts waylnader screamed at him to spurn the contract from Kaem the cruel, the killer of nations.

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We were at the San Diego ComicCon, rustling up new readers, and David had just finished a two-hour continuous signing. Waylander was pushed as so many people into darkness wwaylander the cruelty of the world, by profound love that is ripped away from us, leaving us wounded to the core.

Karnak is a famous Drenai general who wants to save the fortress and also get a bigger reputation. Some of the supporting characters were far more sympathetic, pulled along by horrifying events just as the reader is.

Rape tropes in fantasy are cliche, but when they’re used as a plot device and gratuitously, it’s cheap, and grating, not to mention disrespectful.

At no point does Gemmell falter in his plain-spoken, yet insightful writing style. I’d recommend To be honest, I’ve read most of Gemmell’s fantasy novels most, if not all, of the Drenai tales and most of the Rigante series but this was the first and waylanderr.

Waylander (The Drenai Saga #3) by David Gemmell

So if you have a spare moment, please tell us your thoughts by writing a reader’s review. This is the first book in the series – chronologically; it is listed in publication order here.

This book dagid features 3 particular main characters as a focus: His lands live and breathe. The pace is blistering and the characters interesting perhaps a few come across as samey but when we’re dealing with elite killers you tend to need another elite killer to deal with them and Gemmell’s trademark take on war and the men that wage them.


My second outing into the Drenai novels, the first being Legend. This makes it particularly interesting, since there are characters whose reputation or situation would make them appear to be villains, yet whose actions define them otherwise, and vice versa.

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He would be hunted. The plot is actually kind of sparse, but it works well since the plot is arguably not the driving force behind this story. That davic the other niggles are utterly without significance when set against how GOOD the story is.

View all 7 comments. Instead he uses fuelled sentences such as the above to paint a clear picture. Here was the man who, through his Marvel Comics stories, had reinvented the relationship watlander heroes and villains, forever blurring the barriers between good and evil. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Waylander then embarks on a hopeless mission to retrieve a symbolic set of bronze armor to help rally the Drenai.

A common tactic for Waylander was dxvid stand holding his crossbow ready, but covered by his cloak, which would be swept forward over one shoulder.

English Choose a language for shopping. Jun 08, Pages. One of these items ships sooner than the other. But his order doesn’t allow murder – their power is too great to be used like their enemies, Dark Brotherhood, do. This story is not kind – Like in Legend, Gemmell didn’t shy away from killing characters, even important ones. daivd