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Empire of the Saviours

Empire of the Saviours (Paperback)

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In the Empire of the Saviours, the People are forced to live in fortified towns. Their walls are guarded by an army of Heroes, whose task is to keep marauding pagans out as much as it is to keep the People inside. Several times a year, living Saints visit the towns to exact the Saviours' tithe from all those coming of age - a tithe often paid in blood. When a young boy, Jillan, unleashes pagan magicks in an accident, his whole town turns against him. He goes on the run, but what hope can there be when the Saviours and the entire Empire decide he must be caught? Jillan is initially hunted by just the soldiers of the Saint of his region, but others soon begin to hear of his increasing power and seek to use him for their own ends. Some want Jillan to join the fight against the Empire, others wish to steal his power for themselves and others still want Jillan to lead them to the Geas, the source of all life and power in the world. There are very few Jillan can trust, except for a ragtag group of outcasts. His parents threatened, his life in tatters, his beliefs shaken to the core, Jillan must decide which side he is on, and whether to fight or run ...

Fiction & PoetryFantasy Publisher: Orion Publishing Co Publication Date: 15/05/2012 ISBN-13: 9780575123137  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Adam Dalton self-published his first fantasy trilogy to great acclaim and success. He teaches creative writing and currently lives and works in both Manchester and London.

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Empire of the Saviours is a stonking read - epic fantasy, gothic fantasy and then simply the sort of stuff only Dalton does (see Necromancer's Gambit, etc). You just can't beat a crazy holy man who runs around naked all the time! The main storyline revolves around a boy called Jillan who is persecuted by his religious school teacher. The teacher and school bullies push and push until Jillan snaps and kills a classmate. He then goes on the run with a whole Empire in pursuit. The worst that hunts him is Saint Azual, one evil so and so. Jillan is befriended by other exiles and misfits, but each seeks to manipulate him in their own way. All in all, this is a touching, funny, thought-provoking read. I loved every page and moment of it. I just can't wait for the next in the series, Gateway of the Saviours, which apparently is already finished, although it doesn't go on release until May 2013.

- 31/10/2012
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