Sons of the Oak (The Runelords #5) - David Farland6.00

The Earth King, Gaborn Val Orden, has roamed to the ends of the known world to preserve his people, but the life-draining powers he has embraced have finally taken their toll. His death leaves his young son Fallion at the mercy of his enemies.

But Fallion is no ordinary prince, with no ordinary enemies, but is a reincarnation of an immensely powerful immortal. Known as the torch-bearer, Fallion is fated to engage with an ancient evil across the many ages of his existence. Now, without his father’s protection, powerful supernatural forces will seek to prevent him waking to his full powers – and the land of the Runelords will become their battlefield.

At stake is not just a single world and Gaborn’s hard-won legacy of peace, but the very foundations of creation…

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Release date: November 2006
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
Average rating: 6.00/10
Total ratings: 6
Updated: August 14, 2021

The Runelords :: Series

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The Sum of All Men (The Runelords #1)6.44
Brotherhood of the Wolf (The Runelords #2)7.34
Wizardborn (The Runelords #3)7.00
The Lair of Bones (The Runelords #4)7.00
Sons of the Oak (The Runelords #5)6.00
Worldbinder (The Runelords #6)6.00
The Wyrmling Horde (The Runelords #7)6.20
Chaosbound (The Runelords #8)
A Tale of Tales (The Runelords #9)8.72

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6/10 |
October 17, 2007
In my opinion Sons of the Oak isn't a perfect fantasy book, but if you like to read easy fantasy books, it's a good choice. David Farland isn't a great writer and he can't be compared to George R.R. Martin or Steven Erikson, but he manages to write ...