The Shining Ones. TheShiningOnesCover2. Author, David Eddings. Cover Artist. Country, United States. Language, English. Genre(s), Fantasy. Publisher, Del. The Shining Ones (The Tamuli Trilogy, Book 2). by David Eddings. On Sale: 20/ 05/ Format: eBook, Paperback. To read e-books on the HC Reader App. The Shining Ones (Book Two of The Tamuli) [David Eddings] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.
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The Ancient Egyptian gods have defeated all the other pantheons and claimed dominion over the earth, dividing it into warring factions. I especially love the bit where the Emperor overthrows his own government.
The Pandion Knight Sparhawk had met the forces of the foul God Cyrgon upon the field of valor, and justice and might had carried Sephrenia is against this at first, thinking the Delphae were behind her family’s murder. Open Preview See a Problem?
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To ask other readers questions about The Shining Onesplease sign up. I did like the playfulness of the younger god, she often being the centre of those comedy moments.
Yet now it is needed again to stop a malign force from spreading evil and destruction across the lands. The Redemption of Althalus. I’d actually forgotten about the conclusion to the novel!
And 25 years on the treatment of sexual activity in this book really bothers me far more than it did back in the day. The book starts out strong with Sparhawk and his huge crew of mounted knights riding through unfamiliar territory in search of an enemy needing elimination. I found them trying to infiltrate the government took too long for thw liking, and became a little tedious for me, however, I can’t deny that a huge amount of work went into the detail of finding out just what was happening is amazing.
And the Rose also is brought back….
Sparhawk and Xanetia demonstrate extreme levels of patience and a willingness to cooperate, but Apharel and Sephrenia dig in with their claim, “We hate her ’cause we hate her and we don’t have time to explain why we Xanetia and the entire Delphae race! Not wanting to wander around lost on enemy territory, Sparhawk sees some value in this arrangement but his goddesses’ Apharel and Sephrenia aren’t having it!
Sparhawk, meanwhile, learns to communicate with Bhelliom, the powerfully magical blue jewel that he has just retrieved from the sea with Aphrael’s help. Jan 01, James rated it did not like it Shelves: Most of this is down to several things previously considered unalterable in the Sparhawk-verse suddenly changing.
There was a better balance of political plot and action that captivates an audience attention. The one intriguing part of this novel was seeing the Bhelliom had an awareness, although I could have done without the archaic language used by the gem.
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The Shining Ones, the syining book in The Tamuli, continues the story awesome story set in the Tamul Empire on the other side of the world, and things are getting more interesting! I also like the mystery of trying to find out who is the evil force in the book, and I was very surprised when I found out who it was.
I had to fight to get through the book. But how that changes things on the gameboard is pretty exciting, seeing what it means to the others – personally and with regards to fighting the enemy, you just know there are exciting things to come!
Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. The main focus seems to be entirely the peace-making eddingx two enemies, the revelation of the criminal mastermind and then the final two pages being used to set up the drama for the next book, which I am REALLY looking forward to.
The Ruby Knight The Elenium: Sephrenia, a Styric, has a large dislike for the Shining Ones, and refuses to work with them at first. The novel chronicles the journey of Sparhawk and his companions as they journey across two continents to the city of Matherion, capital of the Tamul Empire – where supernatural occurrences threaten the safety of the entire world.
The Hidden City The Tamuli: David Sshining is an American born author best know for his epic fantasy novels. The Stormlight Archive Brandon Sanderson 9.
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There was eddiings character growth to be had in “The Shining Ones”, Another excellent installment. David Eddings’ wife, Leigh Eddings, was an uncredited co-author on many of his early books, but he had later acknowledged that she contributed to them all.
This is the 2nd book in ‘The Tamuli’ trilogy. David Eddings again finishes on a cliff hanger, so please have the next book handy. It was annoying enough that it really brought down ths enjoyment of the book.
Eddings really did have a clever imagination. I don’t know that I can say anything without spoiling the story. It turns out Zalasta was behind everything–from the death of Sephrenia’s family he was after Aphrael, incarnate as her sister to all the events in Elenium.
The Tamuli 2Sparhawk Universe 5. There is a prologue that explains what happened in the first novel. Retrieved from ” https: As much as I love all of the books by the Eddings couple, I have to admit this one is a bit of a mess.