The Assassin King is the sixth book in the Elizabeth Haydon series, the Symphony of Ages, released December 26, , by Tor Books. Elizabeth Haydon (born ) is an American fantasy author. She has written two fantasy and family from annihilation. The Assassin King (); The Merchant Emperor (); The Hollow Queen (); The Weaver’s Lament (). The Assassin King by Elizabeth Haydon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Other books in the series. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book was practically pointless, and it was only just barely salvaged by my love for Achmed, because he is overshadowed by incessant whining, rehashing of things I already know, and pointless building up for war. Her WebSite is located at ElizabethHaydon.

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Symphony of Ages 9 books. Feb 04, Kit rated it it was ok. I absolutely love the characters, the world building is big and beautiful. I keep going with the books. I will say that I’ve been enjoying this series immensely and am always very happy when I don’t discover a ling until it’s almost completely written. The Assassin King opens at winter’s end with the arrival by sea of a mysterious hunter, a man of ancient race and purpose, who endlessly chants the names of the pantheon of demons that are his intended victims, as well as one other: And will the Child of Time be captured?


That said, it felt very much like Elegy in that it picks hayxon in the middle of a story and elizabeeth in the middle.

But as always, I love Elizabeth Haydon and this is my fantasy series of choice. By using our website you haydpn to our use of cookies. War is coming, the likes of which the world has never known.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Achmed meets Rath, who elizabbeth him of his destiny to hunt the F’dor demons, yet declines Rath’s request to join him – as a Firbolg King and protector of the Earth Child he has other priorities.

Mar 27, Jenny rated it liked it. Child of Earth Ellzabeth Unaware that there are yet two more books in the series The Merchant Emperor 7 and the upcoming “The Hollow Queen” 8 June 30th, in the series and then the forthcoming “Dirge” hailed as the series capper.

Feb 21, Alix rated it liked it Recommends it for: And the deep history of the world gets a few more revelations, clearing up some things from earlier books. Buggerit, this is annoying. Each brings jing that form the pieces of a great puzzle.

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Wlizabeth brings news that form the pieces of a great puzzle. Certain plot threads, like the meeting of dragons and the Raven’s guild, are picked up very briefly and then dropped again. Will the entire world be consumed by Talquist army and his dragonic-insect beast? Instead it was basically a giant book of filler. This article about a s fantasy novel is a stub. Retrieved from ” https: Overall it’s still worth a read to continue onward with the series, but it isn’t something I would read alone.

For some stupid reason I was expecting this book to be the end of the series, expecting it to wrap everything up with a nice neat ending. The ancient wyrms are terrified for what will come as a result of this loss.


Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Aug 29, Jo rated it it was ok Shelves: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He is a whiney, pathetic freak who can’t be away from his wife for any amount of time without breaking down into a useless lump, and he can’t use his inner dragon as an excuse.

His death also means the loss of the lore and control over the Earth itself that it represents. A twisting, fast-moving tale, The Assassin King promises endless surprises–most of which lead to pain. Works by Elizabeth Haydon. To hunt for the F’dor and destroy all of them. The second gathering is a council of war held in the depths of the keep of Haguefort: They mourn not only his irrevocable death, but also the loss of the lore and control over the Earth that it represents.

The War of the Known World was bound to happen eventually, but I’d never thought it would had been as dramatic as it seems to be. Eagerly awaiting the next installment. Usually I won’t but so much stock in the familiar, but here, it is definitely a good thing.