The trilogy that began with The Emperor's Blades and continued in The Providence of Fire reaches its epic conclusion.
After more than a decade teaching history, religion, and philosophy, Brian decided to write epic fantasy. He now lives on a steep dirt road in the hills of southern Vermont, where he divides his time between fathering, writing, husbanding, splitting wood, skiing, and adventuring - not necessarily in that order.
Deeply satisfying -- Kirkus Reviews
A truly epic tale full of memorable characters, clever politics, an intelligent magic system, brutal battle scenes, and witty dialogue -- FantasyFaction
Staveley shows how to end a fantasy epic with The Last Mortal Bond -- Io9
One of the most brutal, gut-wrenching, raw, emotional, masterfully told, brilliantly plotted, beautifully written series I have ever had the pleasure of reading -- TheBookEaters
The perfect ending to a fantastic trilogy -- BeautyinRuins
Darker and fiercer than the other two books . . . the way Staveley crafts the ending, bringing everything together, is just masterful -- SpeculativeHerald