Betrayed by his advisors, only the love of two mysterious men can rescue Inea and save his kingdom.
After the death of his father, Inea finds himself the unprepared king of a country at war. When his council forsakes him, and he’s thrown into the dungeons of his own castle, the young man manages to escape only with the help of the intriguing stranger Ansyn.
After one year in hiding, Inea, driven by desire, seeks out Ansyn and discovers that there is more to his savior than he could have ever hoped for. Joined by their new ally Kaedon, passion builds, and they find themselves in a romance that helps fuel their plan to reclaim the throne.
December 10th 2016
I wasn't sure what to expect from this book, but I decided to give it a chance since I love high fantasy.
I loved the first few pages when Inea found out he was being "sold" to the queen and put in a dungeon. I loved how Inea met Ansyn - I'm a sucker for angst characters who meet in depressing circumstances.
I loved reading the book but somewhere along the 25-45% of the book it got slow and boring so I skipped a few pages (I read the last two chapters to know how the book would end and if I should continue), took a break and resumed reading after a few days.
My favorite character was Ansyn because he seemed the most relatable and realistic If I drank whenever Inea made me want to punch him in the face - I'd die of alcohol poisoning. No seriously, he was SOOOO annoying, like half the time I wanted him to get his shit together and take responsibility/ control of the situation as someone in his position should. I don't mean just saying he would, but actually getting stuff done. His emotion, behavior, and actions were all over the place.
Kaedon was a badass character, his reaction and behavior to Inea while somewhat understandable was unrealistic. one minute he was kicking ass and taking names, and the other he was a pile of mush - WTF??
My negativity aside, there were lots of fun scenes, I mostly loved watching Kaedon and Ansyn fight side by side, I loved how the three men fit well, I loved how Inea slowly grew a spine and got his shit together, and most importantly the sex scene was wow! slightly unrealistic butt (hehe) wow!
I LOVED Caday - my precious son!