I received this book for free from Blog Tour in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Endure by M.R. Merrick
Series: The Protector
on June 5, 2013
Genres: fantasy, YA
Source: Blog Tour
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Also by this author: Exiled, Shift
Wrapped in darkness and woven with defeat, every action Chase has taken since being exiled from the Circle has been met with a devastating response. Now he's been burdened with a quest that seems impossible, and he needs to evolve into something more, something greater than he ever thought he could be.
Armed with magic, friendship, and an unbreakable will, Chase must build an army and find a weapon capable of defeating the ultimate evil. But he knows that nothing great comes without sacrifice. Blessed by the very gods who have abandoned him and carrying the fate of all the worlds on his shoulders, Chase Williams is about find out just how much one man can endure.
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About the Author:
M.R. Merrick is a Canadian writer, and author of Exiled, the first installment in The Protector Series. Having never traveled, he adventures to far off lands through his imagination and in between cups of coffee. As a music lover and proud breakfast enthusiast, he’s usually found at the computer, between a pair of headphones and in front of a large bowl of cereal.
Author blog http://mrmerrick.net/
This is my tweet to M.R. Merrick after I finished reading Endure.
Yep, I had so many emotions reading this book it’s unreal. Things seem so dire throughout the book. You don’t know if Chase has a fighting chance or not to overcome his father and Ithreal.
We get to visit some worlds that we haven’t seen yet, and let me tell you, some of them are depressing! I think my favorite is going back to Drakar. I loved visiting with the trolls, and Ishmar, again. They are such a lively bunch, and were some of the first creatures we met on Chase’s journey. Each person has to learn to deal with the choices they’ve made thus far. Chase also has to learn to accept the choice made in the last book in order to move on.
These characters have grown so much throughout the series. I even sort of like Vincent. He’s not quite as annoying to me as he used to be. Rayna is strong, and does what she thinks necessary to keep evil at bay. Chase has grown the most. He’s learned to control his anger, and listen to reason. Some of those moments he listened to reason, I wanted to smack him and tell him to let the anger take over. I’ve also come to respect the Dark Brother, Drake. I will never like him, but I can understand where his intentions are coming from.
There’s a lot of build up to the epic ending of this book/series. There are people that will be lost, and others, you kind of want to punch in the face. But I’m very happy with how this series ended. If you’ve gotten emotional in any of the other books, then you will need to grab tissues for this one. You’ve been warned. 😛
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