Waylander - Drenai Tales 4 Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Drenai people have had their young King slain by an assasin, and have been invaded. Their land is wartorn and roaming bands of raiders slaughter indiscriminately.
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Their armies are harried at every turn, and their only hope is a return of the legendary Armour of Bronze, around which to rally their troops.
One man sets off to regain the armour of Bronze from the mountains deep in Nadir territory.
But this man is Waylander, the assasin who slayed the King.
The review of this Book prepared by James MacSwiney

The former farmer, Dakeyras, after the deaths of his wife and son, turns into the deadly assassin. Hunted and despised; Waylander is given the chance to redeem himself. By journeying to the barren lands of the Nadir he is charged to bring back the legendary armour of bronze to aid the Drenai cause......but, can he be trusted for he's the one who killed their King?
The review of this Book prepared by Adam Johnson

Waylander, a vicious assassin, saves a priest who manages to convert him to his old faith. Later, he is persuaded to search for the Armor of Bronze, which can rally the Drenai race before they are exterminated by the Gothir, led by Kaem the Cruel.
The review of this Book prepared by Rob

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   weapon Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   change of heart Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   killer Age:    -   40's-50's


Terrain    -   Desert    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society    -   empty, or nearly empty world Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   rape/molest (yeech!) How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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