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Totally Unnecessary, but interesting
on 10 January 1999
I was surprised to find another book in the Star of the Guardians series, since King's Sacrifice seemed to wrap things up so well. I agree that this book isn't up to the standard of the previous 3, but I admit that I enjoyed the story a great deal, with the exception of Maigrey's struggles with "radiant beings." Dion's wife is certainly not what I expected, and brings a good twist to Dion's life. The ending is weak, and I especially loathed the Epilogue, which nearly ruined the whole series for me. If you read this book, do yourself a favor and stop reading at the end of chapter twelve.