|Title||:||The King Betrayed|
|Number of Pages||:||416|
The King Betrayed Reviews
I have one major reoccurring issue with this author and it's the way she writes women. They seem to fall into two categories simpering and generally useless damsels in distress (Pheresa) or nagging angry shrews (Alexeika). The worst part is I think the author thinks she's writing strong female characters but they really just come across as mean and bossy. Yet on the other hand, Dain can do no wrong and always acts in a noble fashion. This book frustrated me more than anything which is probably w [...]
I really just couldn't garner much sympathy for the main characters- they seemed arrogant and smug and self-centered off the bat, so when bad things happened I just felt a little impatient, not like they fully deserved it, but not caring all that much about what was otherwise an okay story with well-developed bits behind it.
Faldain returns from the Sword, Ring, and Chalice. Many years have passed, and he faces new challenges through the book. The main conflict centers around his children - one dead, one abducted, one troubled, and one on the way. He struggles to find his daughter while keeping his throne from the presumed heir. He finds himself stuck several times, keeping up interest to the last page.