Gedlund

WilliamRay


Gedlund

Gedlund

  • Title: Gedlund
  • Author: WilliamRay
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Kindle Edition



The alternate cover edition of this book can be found here.To the north sits Thyesten, the ancient Lich King of Gedlund He has banished death, and for countless centuries ruled a land where ghosts, vampires, and other wicked undead keep men in feudal servitude Elsewhere in the world, human civilization has flourished, and with rifle and iron rail, the power of the ElvesThe alternate cover edition of this book can be found here.To the north sits Thyesten, the ancient Lich King of Gedlund He has banished death, and for countless centuries ruled a land where ghosts, vampires, and other wicked undead keep men in feudal servitude Elsewhere in the world, human civilization has flourished, and with rifle and iron rail, the power of the Elves has been banished at last Foremost among the great modern nations is the Verin Empire, and with their prosperity threatened by forces the Elves once kept in check, they find themselves rushing headlong into war with Thyesten s Kingdom of the Dead Tammen Gilmot is a young soldier sent to defend the Verin Empire s colonial frontier who finds himself swept up into this reckless new campaign, pitting rifle and cannon against Gedlund s ruthless Everlords and their legions of the dead In the goblin infested southern frontier, the sprawling metropolis of Gemmen, and the haunted northern kingdom of Gedlund, the modern world wars against the past as Tammen tries to find his place in the forming of history Gedlund is the story of a young man s rise to responsibility amid battles between humanity and the terrors of the distant past Drawing inspiration from Lord of the Rings, Catch 22 and our own late 19th century, William Ray s debut novel features a complex and nuanced world of memorable characters and unique perspectives on life in worlds of classic fantasy.


Recent Comments "Gedlund"

Tammen Gilmot is a young educated man that joined the army as a common soldier. Tam's goal is to see the world and get experience to write a book, but he quickly realizes he likely made a mistake. Tam is heading to dangerous Gedlund, a land where the Lich King rules the living, the dead, and things more frightening than both. Gedlund truly was not what I was expecting when I first picked up the book. It wasn't until around 33% before anything felt fantasy like. Prior to that there were fights wi [...]

I would have liked to see some deeper characterization but this is otherwise an assured start to a series (according to the author's note subsequent novels will deal with two of the supporting characters). The titular Gedlund reminded me a bit of the Ravenloft setting.

This satisfyingly hefty fantasy pits Victorian-style military might against a Dark Lord and his undead legions.The basic premise here is that the human nation of Verin has abandoned magic in favour of steam trains, constitutional monarchy, Imperialism, and handlebar moustaches. Huzzah!Young Tam, being poor, over-educated, and naive, joins the army as a foot soldier (in order to see the world) and is posted to the colonies, where the goblins are revolting. But before long, the army’s off to con [...]

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I found it easy to empathize with the main character, Tam, as he struggled to find his place in his ever changing circumstances and surroundings. Overall the world and the characters are very well imagined and the action is non-stop. While the story may take place in a mythical place and the foes are not always human, I felt the battles to be incredibly realistic and imagine they give a good account of a soldier’s point of view in 19th century warfare. Unfortuna [...]

This is a must read for fantasy lovers! With William Ray's masterful writing, you will quickly be immersed in the magical world of Verin. You will identify with Tammen, the main character, and be mystified by the easy going yet powerful Statue Man come to life. Ray's characters have both depth and dimension. He does an amazing job of weaving clues throughout the book that point towards the dramatic finale. Action abounds in the book as human technology is pitted against goblins, magic, ghost and [...]

Gedlund is the first tale of the Verin Empire about a journey through the mind of a young soldier who attempts to handle his daily life by defending the Empire’s frontier.He goes through many stages of struggle and survival with his comrades, which lead him to find himself and identify with his duty.Tam's narrative voice is very pleasant. He is serious at times and also resourceful in critical situations.The action is continuous so it keeps your curiosity alive during the whole story. Also, th [...]

I really had the pleasure of reading this book. Besides the rich and fulfilling visuals described by the author, the book is also filled with trilling action and hidden symbolism. Another nice thing about the book is that we can see the events though the eyes of multiple evolving characters, constructed in a way that emphasis psychological struggles and difficult choices, that left us wonder where is the line between good and bad. I feel like whatever you like: compelling action, epic storytelli [...]

I recommend this book to anyone who loves the fantasy genre. I look forward to more tales from the Verin Empire and to learning more about its mythology and history.

This was a fabulous debut novel of fantasy, excitement, intrigueI was riveted from the first chapter. I would highly recommend this book to anyone, but especially to lovers of this genre.

This book was very interesting initially and my first thought was that I was going to love it. As the story moved on though, it seemed to lack some fundamental cohesion that kept you really interested in the characters. I decided that I felt the characters had a lack of depth, there didn't seem to be the normal amount of human emotion you would get from people in these type of situations. I thought the prose and style of writing were good and that the flow of the story kept it interesting on a s [...]

This book was very interesting initially and my first thought was that I was going to love it. As the story moved on though, it seemed to lack some fundamental cohesion that kept you really interested in the characters. I decided that I felt the characters had a lack of depth, there didn't seem to be the normal amount of human emotion you would get from people in these type of situations. I thought the prose and style of writing were good and that the flow of the story kept it interesting on a s [...]


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