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Review of The High King's Vengeance by Steven Poore

The High King's Vengeance by Steven Poore https://www.amazon.co.uk/High-Kings-Vengeance-Steven-Poore/dp/1911497049 This is the sequel to Heir to the North , https://www.amazon.co.uk/Heir-North-Steven-Poore/dp/1909845892, both being parts of Malessar's Curse. (I review HTTN here ). The tale opens in a tavern where we learn some important news via a couple of the less pleasant characters. As in HTTN , we hear of places that not everyone believes in the existence of - in this world, there are many lost layers of history, and few people know the whole story. As it happens, Norrow, Cassia's vile father, knows a good deal, and his knowledge is knowledge of coming war. At the end of HTTN (no spoilers!) Cassia and her allies perform a kind of magical fix on the blasted northern land of Caenthell, but the fix will not hold. We meet her again, in the ruins of the magical battle that ended the first volume, picking up the shattered pieces of her life and the ruined lives of h