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FREE PDF ´ BOOK Well of Shiuan ✓ The world of Shiuan was doomed Rising waters and shattering earthuakes due to the coming of a vast and strange new satellite had sealed the fate of its peoples—flee or die with their world Their sole escape routes were the Gates the passages between worlds established by a forgotten cosmic race And just as this S GatesWinner of the John W Campbell Award for the best new writer of the yearThis is the story of Morgaine and of her henchman Nhi Vanye and of their relentless enemy Chya Roh who followed them to the drowning plane I love the Morgaine and Vanye books They certainly are among the lesser of Cherryh's works but they have a dark and brooding charm Book 1 Gate of Ivrel was my first introduction to a mix of fantasy and science fiction Or at least what I thought originally was a fantasy book I nearly put it down when I realized what it was but I'm glad I persisted The author's real gift is the characters both beautifully crafted Morgaine is what you would expect of an immortal driven but gripped by ennui at her apparently endless mission Vanye a soldier from a feudal system that he hates and which hates him that clings to that identity because it is all that he knows Great story delightfully sketched characters and a story with much originality I recommend this book very much

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Re the Gates the passages between worlds established by a forgotten cosmic race And just as this knowledge dawned on the desperate tribes and cities there appeared the woman Morgaine whose mission was to seal Shiuan' Nhi Vanye's travels with Morgaine continue on the other side of the Gate This time they've come to a world that is slowly dying drowning apparently in tides caused by a rogue moon And this time they face adversaries familiar with the Gates Morgaine is sworn to close coupled with foes who are the result of Morgaine's own past actionsThese are not happy books This particular world as mentioned is dying Vanye is bound to Morgaine by oaths but their relationship is prickly at best he feels compelled to honor his bond but Morgaine is ruthlessly single minded in her uest willing to sacrifice anything or anybody if it will put her closer to her goal And there's no knowing how many Gates await them or whether they'll even realize that they've reached the final oneThey are however very very good books compelling character driven drama in a vividly realized world and I look forward to following Vanye and Morgaine through the Gate to see what's on the other side

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Well of Shiuan Morgaine Saga Book 2The world of Shiuan was doomed Rising waters and shattering earthuakes due to the coming of a vast and strange new satellite had sealed the fate of its peoples flee or die with their world Their sole escape routes we This was a very dark and depressing read Throughout Volume 1 we are told about Morgaine's grim reputation as someone who brings death and suffering everywhere she goes In this volume we see for ourselves how her single minded focus on finding and destroying the spacetime portals on each world she visits lead her to make alliances and decisions that result in enormous violence and misery for anyone who is in her way and most of those who aid her as well And yet Cherryh manages to retain my interest in and even a certain sympathy for Morgaine by showing her through the eyes of her loyal companion Vanye a man who is driven by little than a deeply held sense of honour This novel is set on a world that is dying as rising waters engulf every last strip of habitable land This adds to the darkness of the novel and also complicates the plot as the inhabitants learn of the existence of the portal and what it might mean for them from Morgaine's adversary a human who might be possessed by an alien intelligence A young girl who lives on this world Jhirun is an important viewpoint character in this novel; her character arc bookend the novel and presents us with a different kind of story to offset the epic ambiguities of Morgaine and Vanye although no less rife with tragic import A gripping novel though uite disturbing at times I look forward to reading its seuel