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The main protagonist is a soldier turned farmer turned assassin. There is only one man for the job.

Waylander (Drenai, book 3) by David Gemmell

I think it harkens back to the days when fantasy was fantasy and not this mass produced drivel that seems to be dominating the shelves today. Waylander’s Character 6 12 May 27, Dardalion is a man of the light, a dying light in the dark days. Feb 12, Evgeny rated it liked it Shelves: Ravenheart The Rigante Novels: However, it’s the characterisation that really shines here; by being compelled to reconnect with humanity Dakeyras gemell his soul.

The main idea of the book is about redemption.

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Gemmell has a definite formula or formulas from which he rarely strays. His fighting skills were spooky, legendary.

Then a strange old man told Waylander that the only way to turn the tide of battle would be for Waylander himself to retrieve the legendary Armor of Bronze from its hiding place deep within a shadow-haunted land.

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The journey that Waylander goes through, not just gemmsll, is fantastic to read and not only leaves you in awe of his brutal past and abilities, there are also moments of kindness that tug at the heart strings. It’s classic of good versus evil in a fantasy relam. Another enjoyable aspect of the story are the ripple effects of Waylander’s instinctive actions, and the realistic battle scenes as a skilled and fatalistic killer, who’s embraced the doomed destiny his waylandwr have earned him, makes his way against all odds on the arduous path to redemption.

All characters are flawed, the evil become good, good become a little evil and will good triumph in the face os overwhelming odds?

Waylander by David Gemmell

There are genuinely touching moments where he shows that he has a great feel for character study. Tolkien, and Stan Lee. Books by David Gemmell.

It is a fairly good, solid fantasy. One of the only classics besides LOTR that really could hook me completely!

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

Please try again later. Waylander is one of my favorite characters of all time.

The hopes of the Drenai are with one man – Waylander – the traitor In any case, she is the character i liked the least in this whole book. Neither light nor torch can burn bright beside him, but no shadow is too dark for him to walk. Quindi non fatevi ingannare dal titolo: There were a few very annoying things, that paired with how similar it is with his preceeding novels that caused me to knock this off a star.


The theme of redemption is present, as one would expect, although it manifests in unexpected forms. His heroes are mighty swordsmen, ax-wielders, and post-apocalyptic adventurers. From the Publisher David Gemmell is so committed to his work that he’s offered to leap naked out of an airplane if it would appeal to readers. Meanwhile the scattered Drenai forces are surrounded everywhere they go. Looking for More Great Reads? Betrayed by his employer, Kaem, he tries to escape but also kills Kaem’s own son, thus making an enemy of both nations.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Furthermore, the descriptions of battle scenes are rather cursory, as are the descriptions of secondary and tertiary protagonists. Events in the novel are presented in a similar way. The Macht Paul Kearney 9.

Gellan is a former friend of Waylander, he knew Waylander 20 years ago when hey had been best friends. But Danyal is judgmental, hurt by so many people she finds it hard to trust again as before. We are experiencing technical difficulties. To ask other readers questions about Waylanderplease sign up.