And just like that, my journey through the ‘Falling Kingdoms’ series is over.
Did Immortal Reign (Falling Kingdom #6) conclude the series in an appropriate and satisfactory way? Keep on reading to find out my thoughts and opinions.
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Immortal Reign (Falling Kingdoms #6) by Morgan Rhodes
Publisher: Razorbill (December 13, 2016)
Print Length: 391 pages
Audiobook Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
Narrator: Fred Berman
As two lethal elemental gods set out to destroy Mytica, sworn enemies must become allies in the final fight to save the kingdoms.
Jonas continues to willfully defy his destiny, but the consequences of plotting his own course are drastic. As the fight for Mytica rages on, he must decide just how much more he’s willing to sacrifice.
Lucia knows there’s something special about her daughter and she’ll do anything to protect her, even if that means facing Kyan alone.
Amara is called back home to Kraeshia. Grandma Cortas has her own plans for Mytica’s future. She promises Amara power, revenge, and dominance if she agrees to be part of her scheme.
Magnus and Cleo’s love will be put to the ultimate test. Dark magic is causing widespread destruction throughout the kingdom. Enemies across the sea are advancing. And unrest is stirring throughout the land. Is their love strong enough to withstand the outside forces tearing them apart?
Immortal Reign (Falling Kingdoms #6) concluded the story that began in Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms #1) in a manner that was satisfactory for a beloved series.
Taking place directly following the conclusion of Crystal Storm, Immortal Reign follows Cleo, Magnus, Jonas, Lucia, Felix, and Amara as they sacrifice everything to ensure that the kindred are thwarted, forever.
Building off of what I said in my previous review, about letting my magical beef go, Rhodes took her magic system and allowed every character the change to experience it. Characters were being taken over by the kindred, left, right, and center, to the point where I was sure that at least one of our main PoV’s wasn’t going to make it out alive. My only complaint is that so much happened in the book that I felt almost rushed when it finally came time to say goodbye to those who did make it out of the final battle with Kyan and his band of truly evil sibling.
As with the previous novel, Crystal Storm, Immortal Reign follows six key PoV’s: Cleo, Jonas, Magnus, Lucia, Felix, and Amara. Rhodes generally gave me satisfying ends to each of the characters I came to love. And before you ask, yes, even Lucia. I don’t want to give anything away in regards to the conclusion to any of the characters, so, you’ll have to pick up the novels to find out if the six PoV’s made it out of the ‘final battle’ alive and well.
Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.
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And those are my thoughts on Immortal Reign (Falling Kingdoms #6) by Morgan Rhodes. Have any high fantasy recommendations? Leave your recommendation below and help my TBR grow.