The Paths of the Dead by Steven Brust

The Paths of the Dead

The Khaavren Romances #3

Steven Brust

399 pages first pub 2002 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous medium-paced
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Two hundred years ago, Adron's Disaster destroyed Dragaera City, killed the Emperor, and deprived the entire Dragaeran Empire of the ability to use sorcery. It's been a rough Interregnum. The children of the great adventurers Khaavren, Aerich, Taz...

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adventurous 100%
funny 66%
lighthearted 66%
challenging 33%
dark 33%
emotional 33%
inspiring 33%
mysterious 33%
tense 33%


medium 66%
slow 33%

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