The Unspoken Name (The Serpent Gates, #1)

The Unspoken Name (The Serpent Gates, #1) What if you knew how and when you will die Csorwe does she will climb the mountain, enter the Shrine of the Unspoken, and gain the most honored title sacrifice.But on the day of her foretold death, a powerful mage offers her a new fate Leave with him, and live Turn away from her destiny and her god to become a thief, a spy, an assassin the wizard s loyal sword Topple an empire, and help him reclaim his seat of power.But Csorwe will soon learn gods remember, and if you live long enough, all debts come due. Read The Unspoken Name (The Serpent Gates, #1) by A.K. Larkwood – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 464 pages
  • The Unspoken Name (The Serpent Gates, #1)
  • A.K. Larkwood
  • English
  • 26 November 2018
  • 1250238900

13 thoughts on “The Unspoken Name (The Serpent Gates, #1)

  1. says:

    ARC provided by the publisher Tor UK in exchange for an honest review.4.5 5 stars The Unspoken Name is a terrifically written debut that merged science fiction, space opera, and high fantasy into one inventive book that s incredibly suitable for SFF enthusiast.One look into the striking cover art by Billelis, and I already wanted to speak about this book My urge to read this book increased when both Nicholas Eames the author behind The Band series and Dyrk Ashton the author behind Paternus ARC provided by the publisher Tor UK in exchange for an honest review.4.5 5 stars The Unspoken Name is a terrifically written debut that merged science fiction, space opera, and high fantasy into one inventive book that s incredibly suitable for SFF enthusiast.One look into the striking cover art by Billelis, and I already wanted to speak about this book My urge to read this book increased when both Nicholas Eames the author behind The Band series and Dyrk Ashton the author behind Paternus trilogy recommended the book to me Then I found out that Lindsey Hall, the editor behind two books Kings of the Wyld and the upcoming The Bard s Blade by Brian D Anderson I truly loved edited this book too, suffice to say that The Unspoken Name has attained all the package that made it a necessity for me to read I m glad I didCsorwe had spent a lifetime readying herself to die, not to talk to strangersThe Unspoken Name, the first book in The Serpent s Gate series by A K Larkwood, fol...

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    me, screaming I will go down with this friend shipWhere has this queer high fantasy book been all my life Kai is shooketh.I wish I knew where to start There are so many aspects of this book that filled me with pure joy frenemies, world building, characters, twists, diversity No hard feelings Ugh.I m going to start with the one thing that could have been improved the pacing Overall, this is a finely plotted story It spans over 8 to 9 years and I think it wouldn t have hurt to stretch me, screaming I will go down with this friend shipWhere has this queer high fantasy book been all my life Kai is shooketh.I wish I knew where to start There are so many aspects of this book that filled me with pure joy frenemies, world building, characters, twists, diversity No hard feelings Ugh.I m going to start with the one thing that could have been improved the pacing Overall, this is a finely plotted story It spans over 8 to 9 years and I think it wouldn t have hurt to stretch the story , give it a little to breathe for the characters to evolve, grow I felt this especially in the beginning, when we see Csorwe turn from a quiet, nondescript girl into a warrior and spy I see how the time jumps were necessary to let the author tell the story she wanted to tell, but another 50 pages or so might have given itdepth.Now that we got the unpleasant things out of the way, hear me gush about all the great stuff I cannot b...

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    4.5 STARSUnspoken and Unspeakable One, Knight of Abyss, Overseer of the Eaten Worlds, praise and reverence unto your Chosen Bride May she intercede for us What an exceptional debut The Unspoken Name is difficult to summarize the story is an ambitious blend of epic high fantasy and space opera science fiction, which will tickle the fancy of fans of both tremendously From the very beginning, I got the vibe that this book would be the lovechild of the writing styles and world building of 4.5 STARSUnspoken and Unspeakable One, Knight of Abyss, Overseer of the Eaten Worlds, praise and reverence unto your Chosen Bride May she intercede for us What an exceptional debut The Unspoken Name is difficult to summarize the story is an ambitious blend of epic high fantasy and space opera science fiction, which will tickle the fancy of fans of both tremendously From the very beginning, I got the vibe that this book would be the lovechild of the writing styles and world building of Brandon Sanderson and Ken Follett How an author can take so many aspects of my favorite genres and include a storytelling format in league with the giants in the writing industry is beyond me, but Larkwood has done just that There is a lot of story packed into just shy of 500 pages and it s very dark overall, but there is action and gore galore, while also including a steady balance of thought provoking thematic elements surrounding the choices we make and the outcomes that they produce If you enjoy a n...

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    A heroine rejects honorable martyrdom for a life of debauchery and lawlessness and joins the villain s side SAY NO MORE AND TAKE MY MONEY

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    YAASSSS Thank you so much, Tor, for my ARC This story sounds incredible and I will definitely be picking it up super soon Original Tor, continuing to bring heavy fantasy game in 2020 This sounds EPIC YAASSSS Thank you so much, Tor, for my ARC This story sounds incredible and I will definitely...

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    A K Larkwood s The Unspoken Name is among the most creative, exciting, and brilliantly told epic fantasy novels I ve read It is an immersive experience that grabbed my attention early on, then grew at a staggering rate until I found myself being launched through fantastic worlds, meeting wonderful characters, and caught in a magnetic prose that left me spellbound Larkwood has a tremendous talent for building upon the best parts of what makes fantasy great and elevates it all with her own A K Larkwood s The Unspoken Name is among the most creative, exciting, and brilliantly told epic fantasy novels I ve read It is an immersive experience that grabbed my attention early on, then grew at a staggering rate until I found myself being launched through fantastic worlds, meeting wonderful characters, and caught in a magnetic prose that left me spellbound Larkwood has a tremendous talent for building upon the best parts of what makes fantasy great and elevates it all with her own dash of chaos and wonder Simply put, it is an outstanding debut I won t soon forget.I won t reveal much of the plot and take anything away from the author, but I ll discuss what is shared in the book s description We open the story by meeting young Csorwe, a grey, tusked teenager who was born for the sole purpose of sacrifice to an underground god upon reaching a certain age ...

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    YOU HAD ME AT ASSASSIN AND MAGE

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    Tor must have heard me begging the gods for a high fantasy novel written by a woman because my prayers have been answered Not only is this book so unlike anything I ve ever read, it s incredibly well done I speak as someone who hasn t read a ton of high fantasy though Csorwe s story is one that will stay with me for a while and I highly recommend you all preorder this one special thanks to Tor for sending me an arc of this in exchange for an honest review Tor must have heard me begging the gods for a high fantasy novel written by a woman because my prayers have been answered Not only is this book so unlike any...

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    Larkwood has filled The Unspoken Name with some absolutely amazing stuff and the star of the show is Csorwe, a teenage Orc girl raised from birth to be a sacrificial virgin for a god who dwells in a deep cave among revenants the undead On almost a lark at the moment she alone enters the dark cave as the chosen bride of the Unspoken one, she runs off with a visiting wizard and becomes his apprentice for years on end But the mountain where the monastery is happens to be but a small corner of Larkwood has filled The Unspoken Name with some absolutely amazing stuff and the star of the show is Csorwe, a teenage Orc girl raised from birth to be a sacrificial virgin for a god who dwells in a deep cave among revenants the undead On almost a lark at the moment she alone enters the dark cave as the chosen bride of the Unspoken one, she runs off with a visiting wizard and becomes his apprentice for years on end But the mountain where the monastery is happens to be but a small corner of the universe of this book As Csorwe finds out, there are endless worlds, each filled with its own magic, it s own gods, and its own ancient ruins To traverse between worlds, one must...

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    I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. Coming up with a way to first introduce The Unspoken Name in a review is, at the very least, complicated This is a novel with many layers and many aspects that cohabit peacefully with one another, and to put focus on one before the others would be to build wrongful expectations for what is the end result.and there I tricked you by giving you what I feel like should be I was sent this book as an advance copy by the publisher via NetGalley for reviewing purposes, but all opinions are my own. Coming up with a way to first introduce The Unspoken Name in a review is, at the very least, complicated This is a novel with many layers and many aspects that cohabit peacefully with one another, and to put focus on one before the others would be to build wrongful expectations for what is the end result.and there I tricked you by giving you what I feel like should be the first thing to keep i...

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    Blog Instagram Twitter Thank you NetGalley and Tor Books for this ARC All thoughts and opinions are mine.What a fascinating premise to this new fantasy novel How can anyone who s a fan of the genre resist Unfortunately, the reality fell short of the premise, which is always a disappointment The first part of the book draggedthan it needed to, and then I noticed a pattern throughout the rest of it until I arrived at the fourth and final section of The Unspoken Name Chapters in Blog Instagram Twitter Thank you NetGalley and Tor Books for this ARC All thoughts and opinions are mine.What a fascinating premise to this new fantasy novel How can anyone who s a fan of the genre resist Unfortunately, the reality fell short of the premise, which is always a disappointment The first part of the book draggedthan it needed to, and then I noticed a pattern throughout the rest of it until I arrived at the fourth and final section of The Unspoken Name Chapters in novels, usually, end at a specific moment in the storytelling process There s a sixth sense in the reader that instinctively knows when a break will come and another chapte...

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    First, I want to thank Tor for giving me a super early sneak peek at this I m totally honored and baffled to be thought of as cool enough to be afforded such a privileged.And even better, The Unspoken Name is a truly wonderful book It grabbed my attention on the first page and wouldn t let go To me, it s got the classic feel of the best of Le Guin, while also being progressively fresh, exciting and new, with story and sensibilities akin to something like R.J Barker s Age of Assassins First, I want to thank Tor for giving me a super early sneak peek at this I m totally honored and baffled to be thought of as cool enough to be afforded such a privileged.And even better, The Unspoken Name is a truly wonderful book It grabbed my attention on the first page and wouldn t let go To me, it s got the classic feel of the best of L...

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    4.5 stars Nothing in this world has earned the power to frighten you, Csorwe The Unspoken Name is the first book in The Serpent Gates series by A.K Larkwood, and bloody hell folks, what a debut this is Fast paced, sophisticatedly written, genre blending I m absolutely certain this is set to be well loved amongst many SFF readers alike.Wait, that s all you need to know, right That s enough to make you add the book to your to be read list immediately, right Well it should be But for those 4.5 stars Nothing in this world has earned the power to frighten you, Csorwe The Unspoken Name is the first book in The Serpent Gates series by A.K Larkwood, and bloody hell folks, what a debut this is Fast paced, sophisticatedly written, genre blending I m absolutely certain this is set to be well loved amongst many SFF readers alike.Wait, that s all you need to know, right That s enough to make you add the book to your to be read list immediately, right Well it should be But for those of you that wantdetails, here we go.The Unspoken Name begins with our main protagonist, Csorwe, a young Orc known as The Chosen Bride, destined to be sacrificed to her God on her fourteenth birthday When that day finally arrives, events take ...

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