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The novel ends after Sparhawk, Kurik, Sephrenia, and Flute return to Rendor and discover the only way to cure Ehlana is with magic. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The Diamond Throne

The Elene religion, whatever it’s actually called, is practically a functional form of Catholic Christianity transposed into a fantasy realm. The Diamond Throne is the first book in the Elenium series, and trust me it is amazing! The enchantments of the sorceress Sephrenia have kept the queen alive—but the spell is fading. David Eddings’ wife, Leigh Eddings, was an uncredited co-author on many of his early books, but he had later acknowledged that she contributed to them all. Sparhawk is a gruff, no nonsense knight and is a very loveable character.

And yet, it isn’t quite perfect. On to The Ruby Knight! I got to the end and actually went, “Wait a minute. I enjoyed the Elenium – it’s a fun, fast paced read that has the main characters bounce from one crisis to the next.


More about David Eddings After rereading it recently, what really jumped out at me was that it needed tighter editing. The Count then tells them about the giant’s mound where King Sarak was buried. Aug 31, Amber M.

For all the popcorn, I’d read it again and plan on reading the other two books. The company is also joined by Talen, a wayward, young and gifted thief, and by a mysterious little girl, named Flute, who is quite a bit more than she seems. I wondered why on earth none of the knights converted.

Domes of Fire The Tamuli: We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them. After curing eddongs Queen of her illness, the knights ride for Chyrellos to prevent the Primate of Cimmura from ascending the throne of Archprelate. I can’t put my finger on the specifics. Wonderful characters, and story. View all 3 comments.

Cover of The Sapphire Dagid.

If that’s what Eddings was going for, that last chapter could have been left out entirely. Blood Song Anthony Ryan 8. It’s too dangerous even to look at, although it was displayed on a hat that kings wore for centuries!

The only problem with the dxvid is that it stops on a cliff-hanger. I’m not saying it’s bad, as such, but the whole trilogy reads like a first draft.


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He went from family-friendly bestselling non-Tolkien epic fantasy author of all time at the time to, immediately, a dark and brutal semi-noir proto-grimdark story about church politics, drenched in sex albeit off-screen and blood and elder gods and incest and pederasty and fountains of blood and davdi cleansing and blood.

Sir Sparhawk and his companions seek the Bhelliom, a powerful magical artifact in the form of a sapphire carved in the shape of a rosethe only exdings with enough power to cure the rare poison administered to Queen Ehlana. This is mitigated in large part because the series is essentially an ensemble piece, and the various eddimgs characters he surrounds himself with Dumb but Good-Hearted Best Friend, Wise Older Companion, Beautiful and Mysterious Enchantress, Cocky Young Thief, etc etc balance out the various encounters.

Now Sparhawk must find the legendary Bhelliom, a sapphire that holds the key to Ehlana’s cure. Don’t ever stand in his way. Five orders of knights come together to save their queen and country from an evil god