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After bonding with Dawnbringer, the Sacred Sword of Light, Keras Selyrian travels to the nation of Edria to compete in the Tournament of the Sacred Sword. The winner of the tournament will be given a chance to fight for the Sacred Sword of Stone if they can defeat the current wielder, the impossibly powerful Emperor of Edria, in single combat.

Winning the tournament will be no simple endeavor. To succeed, Keras will have to face representatives from every nation, other foreign travelers of great skill, his own allies, other sacred sword wielders...and even a familiar face from his past.

But the tournament itself won't be the only challenge.

When tournament contestants are found dead, Keras discovers the telltale signs of a familiar type of enemy - one that even his own formidable powers might fail to match.

Author's note: This book is designed to set the foundation for plot and character arcs for several books to come, and this means that by necessity, there will be a number of elements introduced in this book that aren't resolved by the end. This is intentional, but it may not work for all listeners. If you prefer stories that feel self-contained, you may be best waiting for at least one more book to come out to listen to them back-to-back.

©2020 Andrew Rowe (P)2020 Podium Publishing

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Fantastic

Another fantastic entry in the Weapons and Weilders series, great depth, fun call backs to other books and just such a great read. The pacing is well done and plenty of satisfying/interesting content. My only problem is that its so good its even harder to wait for the next title from Andrew Rowe

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I'm dying with suspense!

I loved it but it was way too short!!!!!! Please double the length next time! lol

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amazing

the only thing I didnt like about this story is that I have to wait for the next book, I finished it faster than any other book I have listened too.

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  • Joshua
  • 08-07-2020

I am In shock!

When I started this book, my excitement was immeasurable. And now that I have finished it, I have somehow transcended excitement and now I feel as though I am emotionally invested in the characters and the world of these books, to the point that I will probably think about them daily, and wonder if they are alright. This story is but a piece in one of he best stories I have ever read. It is starting to feel as though everything really is connected and coming together. Everything from The War Of Broken Mirrors, to Arcane Ascension, is starting to feel more connected, and the next book whatever it may be, will be even more engaging now that we are somewhat aware of what is going on. But there are still very many questions yet to be answered, and I am sure it will only get more interesting moving forward. Thank you Andrew Rowe, Thank you Podium Publishing, Thank You Nick Podehl, Thank You Audible and Thank you to everyone that makes these books possible. You have my gratitude.

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  • Dakota
  • 08-07-2020

Not the best in the series

Big fan of Rowes work. This one is okay but feels more like a vehicle for plot wrapped in the tournament arc from Hunter x Hunter. also whatever Podehl did to Corrins voice he needs to undo. I know it's a minor part but he's literally the protagonist for two existing books. nows not the time for creative choices (hmm maybe I should make him sound much younger and also whiney)

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-07-2020

Another quality book

If you liked the previous, you'll love this. Not a boring moment from start to finish

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  • Patrick R.
  • 13-07-2020

the ending oh my goodness

the entire story captivated me. that's it... this book was well written and painted an amazing picture. I've listened to all of his other books that relate to this story and all I want to do is re-listen to them. the ending just has me yearning for the next in the series.

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  • Matthew Darks
  • 12-07-2020

Why!? Gotta read this now

Andy, Mr. Rowe, author-so-dear, please don’t go so long as RRMartin has gone with GoT. I need more of these series’! That ending, I literally cursed out loud. I know it’s gonna be a while before I get to follow up on it. Oh and another excellent performance by Nick Podehl! I searched for his name and went to listen to other books he’s read.

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  • Scifantastic
  • 11-07-2020

awesome series.

I love the series... the title didn't really reflect the progression of the story much, but it did whet my appetite for more.

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  • Evelyn
  • 15-10-2020

That ending made me scream

These books are simply amazing and I am I love with this world. The ending in this book is more rage inducing than working retail, I can’t wait for the next one.

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  • Jeremy
  • 14-07-2020

Fantastic book

I am honestly in love with this series. Nick Podehl does an amazing job narratinh.

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  • Patrik
  • 14-07-2020

Simply AmaZing☆☆☆

I love this, it's such a wonderful and fantastic adventure, rly something else^^! Non-stop action, keeping you on your toes and it's truly hard to put it away and stop listening. I've listened to all 3 series and I can only say that it is sooo cool how they intertwine=)!!!

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  • Martha A.
  • 29-10-2020

Kinda made me a little mad, but it’s a great book

Worth the credit, I enjoyed the entire thing. I’ve listened to many types of books and I think this is one of my favorites.

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  • Abi Penny
  • 09-11-2020

I love this series so so much

I seriously love Keras, Dawn and Ray 💛 can this never end please 💛💛💛 I’m wanting a heavy romance scene at least once in the future 😂

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  • Anonymous User
  • 27-10-2020

great story but needs to be longer!!!

amazing story and amazing voice actor for the book I'll be getting the next one 100%

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-10-2020

Another great book

loved it, narrator was good again. was a bit too over the top with the female characters but just want to know more from this world that's been created

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  • Trevis Jervis
  • 02-10-2020

Absolutely love this world and story

We Finally got a tournament arc in Keras adventure and its epic and exciting. As always Rowe narrative delivers exactly I love about this genre. 10/10 Story 10/10 Nick Podehl sweet and crisp narration ??? /10 Now we back to the waiting game for more of Keras Sacred Sword hunt.

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  • mark madden
  • 11-09-2020

Fun with lots of clever action

As always Nick Podehl dose an amazing job and this time is no exception. We get a lot of lore and back story about a lot of the world and I am looking forward to the next installment. This book knows what it is and doesn't take itself too seriously.

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  • Aaron
  • 28-08-2020

Actually quite good.

I usually find side stories and spin offs to be a bit of a let down to the main line story, but in this case it was genuinely entertaining. The whole book is essentially one of the main characters telling a story and every now you're gently reminded of that fact. It worked quite well. On to narration; it's Nick Podehl, not much more needs to be said.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-08-2020

if u enjoy multiple forms of abilities

arena style battles, one on ones. While discovering friendships and a whole different level being exposed. u might give this a whirl.. its fun and rich in depth.

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  • Liam Wales
  • 05-08-2020

fantastic follow up, and a great standalone

Rowe writes such interesting and bombastic stories it's a struggle to ever put them down. Diamantine follows an exciting tournament arc, with mystery abound and interesting tests throughout. the follow up to this story is sure to be nothing but satisfaction for all of the dangling mysteries left by the end an easy 5/5 for the story and Nick Pohdel's performance

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  • Boffsta
  • 24-07-2020

Another great book by Andrew Rowe

Andrew Rowe creates characters with depth, stories with twists and turns that keep you turning pages or in this case, wanting to listen to just a little bit more each time. I cannot wait for the story to continue.

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  • Mr. Thomas J. Ryder
  • 14-07-2020

are you serious?

how could you Andrew! that ending was the cruelest! I need more! the book and performance are excellent. the world building and tying into existing story is great.

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