After taking and defending Vuzgal, Erik and Rugrat have a new task to complete: build a city.
They have been racing through the realms at this point, but Vuzgal is a prize that they can't simply give up on. Alva is mobilized, as are their allies, to build out the new city.
It is time that they solidify their gains, working on their crafts, their fighting ability and cultivation. As they expand their personal power, their gaze turns toward Vermire, to the dungeon. It's time they started to exert the strength they've built up.
Alva moves in the shadows, but to what effect? The answer lies in the Fifth Realm.
My Opinion: 731 pages, $5.99, Not Available on Kindle Unlimited
Much like the novel description, the review is short and sweet. Even though it’s taken me about a month to finish the novel, it’s been a really good read and on par with the other novels in the series. The beginning of the novel is a little tedious with the administrative stuff but it’s needed to establish why Erik and Rugrat aren’t running everything in their community. But once the story introduces the first conflicts, the novel flies by. There are physical, social, crafting, and economic conflicts in the story along with the expected training. Because the cast of characters is getting so big, much of the story does also feel like interconnected short stories with different secondary characters getting their own storylines. But it’s all entertaining.
Score: 7.6 out of 10