At an Uncertain Hour
Nyki Blatchley
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Jun 01, 2020 - 13:36 PM By Nyki Blatchley

As two armies stand poised for the final battle of a millennium long war, the immortal, charismatic leader known only as the Traveller reflects on what led him, long ago, to begin this war of liberation Amid the alarms and encounters of a sleepless night, he thinks back over three thousand years of life the loves and hates, the victories and disasters, the moral dilemmasAs two armies stand poised for the final battle of a millennium long war, the immortal, charismatic leader known only as the Traveller reflects on what led him, long ago, to begin this war of liberation Amid the alarms and encounters of a sleepless night, he thinks back over three thousand years of life the loves and hates, the victories and disasters, the moral dilemmas and the lost love he still mourns As battle is joined, the tale has a few twists to throw at the Traveller.
  • Title: At an Uncertain Hour
  • Author: Nyki Blatchley
  • ISBN: 9781600761294
  • Page: 338
  • Format: Paperback

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Kaitlin Jun 01, 2020 - 13:36 PM
This story is one of my #SPFBO reads, and it was one I was a little hesitant about after reading the blurb as it follows an immortal character known as Traveller who is narrating the story of his life up to the final great battle he is about to fight against the Demon Queen. I actually quite enjoy some stories being narrated by the lead character, but with this one I felt like there was a sense of already knowing where we will end up, and therefore not having any real 'risk-factor'. Personally, [...]
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Kopratic Jun 01, 2020 - 13:36 PM
In At An Uncertain Hour, we hear the story of a man called the Traveller who has lived for centuries and started a great war a thousand years ago with a being known as the Demon Queen. It’s a book to keep on your radar.Pacing & WorldbuildingWe follow the Traveller basically from birth as he grows up in a small village, naïve to most of the outside world. He behaves more or less like any of the other children in the village until one day a storyteller says that he can tag along with him to [...]
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Joanne Hall Jun 01, 2020 - 13:36 PM
The title comes from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Coleridge, and it’s appropriate in every way. In this case, the mariner is The Traveller, who is indeed ancient, crossing the seas on the former slave galley “Seeker”, propelled by magic and driven to search for the only woman he has ever loved.The Traveller (he has no other name) is an old man, looking back on his life on the eve of his final battle, his last reckoning with the Demon Queen who has enslaved a continent. How he c [...]
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Erica Wagner Jun 01, 2020 - 13:36 PM
I'm usually suspicious of immortal characters in fantasy, because I tend to think the stakes are higher for someone with a more normal lifespan. But the Traveler is a well drawn and convincing character who grows and changes in the telling of the story. The protagonist recalls his life as he prepares to go into his final battle against his long time enemy, and although I knew where the story was going to end up, I got sucked in because I wanted to find out how he got there. The world that the st [...]
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At an Uncertain Hour By Nyki Blatchley As two armies stand poised for the final battle of a millennium long war, the immortal, charismatic leader known only as the Traveller reflects on what led him, long ago, to begin this war of liberation Amid the alarms and encounters of a sleepless night, he thinks back over three thousand years of life the loves and hates, the victories and disasters, the moral dilemmasAs two armies stand poised for the final battle of a millennium long war, the immortal, charismatic leader known only as the Traveller reflects on what led him, long ago, to begin this war of liberation Amid the alarms and encounters of a sleepless night, he thinks back over three thousand years of life the loves and hates, the victories and disasters, the moral dilemmas and the lost love he still mourns As battle is joined, the tale has a few twists to throw at the Traveller.

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