3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Slows the pace, and ups the intrigue.,
This review is from: Rise of a Merchant Prince (The Serpentwar Saga, Book 2): Serpentwar Saga Bk. 2 (Paperback)
After the introductions of new characters and the action in the first volume of the serpent war saga this initially seems an odd way of following on.
The focus shifts from Erik to his friend Rupert "roo" Avery who's ambition is to become a horribly rich merchant.
The emphisis of this volume is on Roos clever deals to make money, his loves and losses and struggles as he gradually makes his dreams a reality.
The main storyline is pushed to the back burner as it develops slowly as we learn much about the inner workings of Krondor, the capitol of the western realm.
A different book to the first volume, but equally as enjoyable.
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