Sunday, September 25, 2016

Book Review - Demorn Blade of Exile



Demorn: Blade of Exile by David Finn
Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Time Travel
Publisher: Firethorn Publishing,  July 2016,  300 pages

Synopsis: Demorn will go anywhere, sell her blade to the gods themselves in order  to resurrect her dead girlfriend's soul! She has been the exile of dead world since she was thirteen. Reality has been infected, setting up different Universes and wiping the memories of the population throughout past and present. Uncovering a terrifying conspiracy of multi-dimensional demon gods hiding in plain sight, she must risk everything in a desperate quest for something bigger than a bounty if the city Babelzon and everything she loves are to be saved!
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I really enjoyed the concept of this story. I cannot wait to see this novel on the big screen. (It's not in the works, but it should be.) Loads of action. Demorn is a kick-ass assassin for hire. The story is filled with gymnastic style martial arts fighting mixed with slice and dice. There are plenty of magic symbols and fierce beasts (my favorite is a green-plate armored, beast with ivory horns and a scaled head).  Time travel is also a big part of this story. I think I appreciated the quick visit with Frank Sinatra because he was familiar.   I also liked the characters. We really only get a glimpse as to who they are.

I did not complete this novel. I got about 45% into it and I started to flounder. I still did not understand who the antagonist is, why is she fighting, and why does everyone keep losing their memories. I don't understand how she travels or where is she traveling to.  I suppose that's to be expected with time travel.  
I won't be rating this book since I didn't finish it, but I hope the author submits it to the Syfy station and they pick it up as a series.


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