The Wrath of the Great Guilds (The Pillars of Reality #6) - Jack Campbell

The Great Guilds, fearing the loss of their control of the world of Dematr, have gathered their power and joined it with the relentless legions of the Empire. The full might of that host will fall upon the fortress city of Dorcastle. If Dorcastle falls, the revolt led by Master Mechanic Mari and Mage Alain will fail, and their world will soon descend into chaos.

Only Mari, believed to be the daughter of an ancient prophecy, can inspire the people and lead the defense of Dorcastle. The prophecy says she has a chance to win, but it doesn't say she will survive. Alain will stand by her, both willing to die for the other, but neither one knows if their sacrifices will mean victory.

As they battle the Imperial legions and see friends fall, Mari and Alain face their greatest challenges. And if they somehow win in the face of impossible odds, neither one can be certain what sort of world that victory will produce.

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Release date: August 2016
Genres: fantasy, steampunk
Updated: December 29, 2018

The Pillars of Reality :: Series

For centuries, the two Great Guilds have controlled the world of Dematr. The Mechanics and the Mages have been bitter rivals, agreeing only on the need to keep the world they rule from changing. But now a Storm approaches, one that could sweep away everything that humans have built. Only one person has any chance of uniting enough of the world behind her to stop the Storm, but the Great Guilds and many others will stop at nothing to defeat her.

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The Dragons of Dorcastle (The Pillars of Reality #1)
The Hidden Masters of Marandur (The Pillars of Reality #2)
The Assassins of Altis (The Pillars of Reality #3)
The Pirates of Pacta Servanda (The Pillars of Reality #4)
The Servants of the Storm (The Pillars of Reality #5)
The Wrath of the Great Guilds (The Pillars of Reality #6)