Phoenix (Vlad Taltos, #5)

Phoenix (Vlad Taltos, #5) Verra, Vlad S Patron Goddess, Hires Him To Assassinate A King Whose Country Lies Outside The Dragaeran Empire, Resulting In Increased Tension Between The Two Places Meanwhile, The Peasant Teckla And The Human Easterners Persevere In Their Fight For Civil Rights As Vlad S Wife Cawti Is A Firm Partisan Of The Movement, And Vlad Is Not, Their Marriage Continues To Suffer, Causing Vlad To Make Some Decisions That Will Change His Life Forever. The fifth book of the Vlad Taltos series, and I feel like Brust has prepared the way to get back on track again Vlad is our friendly, neighbourhood assassin and generally amusing, snarky guy, but he has been involved in Dragaeren politics for several books, with he his wife Cawti on opposite sides of the divide It s difficult to write humour for a character who is engaged in a struggling relationship, and humour is the main attraction of this series, in my opinion.And now for something c The fifth book of the Vlad Taltos series, and I feel like Brust has prepared the way to get back on track again Vlad is our friendly, neighbourhood assassin and generally amusing, snarky guy, but he has been involved in Dragaeren politics for sev
As a Vlad Taltos novel, it doesn t follow the same tricks as the previous novels, which bodes well The main issue, assassination, starts and finishes almost immediately, but the ripple effect tears the rest of his life apart.I can t say that I m very surprised that his marriage has fallen apart, because that was the main terror of the last novel, as was the revolution, which has now finally blown up the great city.Poor Vlad Not only is his vaunted practicality falling to shit, he s actually be As a Vlad Taltos novel, it doesn t follow the same tricks as the previous novels, which bodes well The main issue,
This is an improvement on Teckla, but not by much Vlad s marriage is still imploding, Cawti is still being stupid, and there s still trouble in South Adrilankha What makes this interesting is that Vlad s new job is given to him by none other than Verra, the Demon Goddess She wants someone assassinated a king, no less and she wants Vlad to do it.I enjoyed the setup for this one, as it takes Vlad outside the Dragaeran Empire Having listened to this on audiobook, I don t remember some o
What fine, fine books these are Insert satisfied ahhhhhhhh here I can t imagine why I never finished the series when I was reading these back in the 80 s.These books seem to have aged very well I really see nothing that would mark them as older fantasy, or that would prevent anyone who enjoys modern fantasy from having a heckuva lot of fun with them Brust tortures Vlad just as much as any author of dark fantasy does today, he s is just as morally gray at least to start with as any What fi
There is something incredibly satisfying about this series It s witty and orginal I ve fully bought into the world that Brust has built. Not as much fun as the last book, because we re back to anguish over the pending revolution and trying to rescue Vlad s wife, who doesn t want to be rescued Not fun to watch a marriage break up It s poignant, but again, not much fun to watch somebody come to the realization that they might be a bad person.There s some good stuff here, though, plenty of action and adventure I enjoyed the drummer I enjoyed Vlad meeting the Empress I m not sure where Brust is taking the character next, since t Not as much fun as the last book, because we re back to anguish over the pending revolution and trying to rescue Vlad s wife, who doesn t want to be rescued Not fun to watch a marriage break up It s poignant, but again, not much fun to watch somebody come to the realization that they might be a bad person.There s some good stuff here, though, ple
Maybe the best of the bunch so far I don t know where the story goes from here, but I m stoked to experience it. 3.5 stars Originally posted at Fantasy Literature.Phoenix, the fifth novel in Steven Brust s VLAD TALTOS series, is a turning point in Vlad s story By the end of this book, his life will have changed drastically The story begins as Vlad is stuck in a situation that he might not be able to get out of alive In desperation, he calls on Verra, his patron goddess, for help She saves him or so it appears , and in
I love all the Vlad Taltos series that I ve read In this book, Vlad tries to help his estranged wife Cawti, who was arrested for inciting rebellion of the downtrodden Easterners and Teckla in South Andrilankha He is also given a job he can t refuse, to assassinate a king, which gets him into real trouble Vlad is an assassin and crime boss The ruling species Dragaerans, otherwise known as elves run the Empire, and Vlad is an Easterner otherwise known as
This wasn t my favorite of the series, mostly because Vlad spent too much time being troubled by his wife and other humans instead of putting pointy things in the dragaerans, but less than favorite Brust is still better than most people s best I ve only a fewto read before I

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  • 246 pages
  • Phoenix (Vlad Taltos, #5)
  • Steven Brust
  • English
  • 09 December 2017
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