Flashpoint (Acts of War Book 1)

Flashpoint Acts of War Book Forged in the fires of conflict the Iron Kingdoms is a fantastic realm where the combined power of magic and technology thunders across a landscape shaped by war Dominating the field of battle are ra

  • Title: Flashpoint (Acts of War Book 1)
  • Author: Aeryn Rudel
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 271
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Forged in the fires of conflict, the Iron Kingdoms is a fantastic realm where the combined power of magic and technology thunders across a landscape shaped by war Dominating the field of battle are rare individuals who have mastered both arcane and martial combat and who boldly lead mighty armies in the ongoing struggle to claim victory over these ancient lands An UntrusForged in the fires of conflict, the Iron Kingdoms is a fantastic realm where the combined power of magic and technology thunders across a landscape shaped by war Dominating the field of battle are rare individuals who have mastered both arcane and martial combat and who boldly lead mighty armies in the ongoing struggle to claim victory over these ancient lands An Untrustworthy Ally Is More Dangerous Than a Known Enemy Lord General Coleman Stryker is one of the greatest heroes of the Iron Kingdoms As a warcaster, Stryker leads the armies of Cygnar and commands the power of the mighty steam powered automatons known as warjacks Chosen by his king to liberate the conquered lands of Llael from Cygnar s long standing enemy, the Empire of Khador, Stryker finds himself forced to work with one of his most bitter enemies the exiled mercenary Asheth Magnus, a man to whom Cygnar s king owes his life Unchecked, Magnus could easily betray Stryker, undermine the mission, or even bring Cygnar to its knees But to claim victory for his king, Stryker will have to find a way to put his faith in a man he can t trust As the war against Khador and its own fierce commanders looms, Stryker s success or failure will become the flash point that determines the fate of all the Iron Kingdoms.

    One thought on “Flashpoint (Acts of War Book 1)”

    1. Flashpoint was an ok read, light on plot, heavy on action. Like most books set in a world based on another product this one seemed aimed at the lowest common denominator of privateer press' target audience. But that's all what I expected so no big deal. It focuses on just the main characters who of course are products in the warmachine line of miniatures but tries a little too hard to make them seem awesome. I enjoyed the combat scenes which get me pumped to play Warmachine (the whole reason I r [...]

    2. A good Iron Kingdoms storyA good yarn. Quick and easy to digest. The story gave a lot of insight into the setting and it's characters without feeling like it had to shoe horn in characters for the game's sake. There was a lot of repetition. In places the same cliches were used repeatedly "the words were ash in his mouth/on his tongue" and explanations of the magic or function of items were repeated. It seems more like a case of bad editing rather than laziness of the author.Overall, it was a goo [...]

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