[[ PDF / Epub ]] ☄ The Cloud Roads (The Books of the Raksura, #1) Author Martha Wells – Sigilo.us

[[ PDF / Epub ]] ☄ The Cloud Roads (The Books of the Raksura, #1)  Author Martha Wells – Sigilo.us
  • ebook
  • 300 pages
  • The Cloud Roads (The Books of the Raksura, #1)
  • Martha Wells
  • English
  • 16 January 2018
  • 1597803030

The Cloud Roads (The Books of the Raksura, #1) Moon Has Spent His Life Hiding What He Is A Shape Shifter Able To Transform Himself Into A Winged Creature Of Flight An Orphan With Only Vague Memories Of His Own Kind, Moon Tries To Fit In Among The Tribes Of His River Valley, With Mixed Success Just As Moon Is Once Again Cast Out By His Adopted Tribe, He Discovers A Shape Shifter Like Himself Someone Who Seems To Know Exactly What He Is, Who Promises That Moon Will Be Welcomed Into His Community What This Stranger Doesn T Tell Moon Is That His Presence Will Tip The Balance Of Power That His Extraordinary Lineage Is Crucial To The Colony S Survival And That His People Face Extinction At The Hands Of The Dreaded Fell Now Moon Must Overcome A Lifetime Of Conditioning In Order To Save And Himself And His Newfound Kin.

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10 thoughts on “The Cloud Roads (The Books of the Raksura, #1)

  1. says:

    This book was a total surprise It didn t really look all that interesting to me based on the jacket copy stock story, possible last of his kind looking for a place to belong, etc But where other stories end last of his kind finds a place is pretty much where this story started, nearly ended, then started again Moon finds his people early in the book, and it s not a happy experience for him He learns that a he s a member of an especially coveted subgroup within his people, and b he is This book was a total surprise It didn t really look all that interesting to me based on the jacket copy stock story, possible last of his kind looking for a place to belong, etc But where other stories end last of his kind finds a place is pretty much where this story started, nearly ended, then started again Moon finds his people early in the book, and it s not a happy experience for him He learns that a he s a member of an especially coveted subgroup within his people, and b he is simultaneously a member of ...

  2. says:

    Tired of the orphan s heroic quest as he ventures into the world to discover himself and claim his birthright Don t give up yet Wells has managed a satisfying twist on an old trope by creating species and setting that feel quite alien Cloud Roads is certainly one of the most original fantasy worlds I ve read in months, and the steadfast plot provides familiarity when navigating the strange races of the Three Worlds Moon knows he is different he s been unable to find anyone quite like him si Tired of the orphan s heroic quest as he ventures into the world to discover himself and claim his birthright Don t give up yet Wells has managed a satisfying twist on an old trope by creating species and setting that feel quite alien Cloud Roads is certainly one of the most original fantasy worlds I ve read in months, and the steadfast plot provides familiarity when navigating the strange races of the Three Worlds Moon knows he is different he s been unable to find anyone quite like him since his family was killed Over the decades, he has tried living in solitude but inevitably ends up seeking companionship, even if it requires hiding some of his racial characteristics and quirks He s living his dual life in a vil...

  3. says:

    Final rating 5 5 starsHe spoke the thought that had become increasingly obvious all day long, with every interaction he had had I don t belong here Stone made a derisive noise You re afraid you don t belong here There s a differenceThis book is the prime example of how to do world building If there is something exceptionally strong in this book, it s comple...

  4. says:

    4 stars objectively5 stars for enjoymentThe audio is superbly read by Christopher Kipiniak, and I enjoyed every moment of this reread Now onto the next one because I can never reread just this book Gotta follow Moon on his journey across the Three Worlds and reread the rest of the trilogy And then I ll need to take a peak at the short story collections, and before I know it, I m rereading them too Then I m sure I ll be in th...

  5. says:

    4 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum making good on my promise to go back and read The Books for the Raksura from the beginning, I decided to pick up The Cloud Roads with the SF F Read Along group Up until this point, I had only read one volume of the Raksura short stories as well as The Edge of Worlds which is formally the fourth book of the sequence but can also be read as a jumping off point for a new era of the series As such, I started The Clou 4 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum making good on my promise...

  6. says:

    Three realms sea, earth, and sky Everyone remembers the sea realms, but they ve forgotten the sky realms It s been so many generations since the island peoples fought among themselves They re mostly gone now, with no one left to tell the stories Moon wondered if he had been right about the sky islands all along Is that where we re from His gaze distant, Stone said, No We ve always come from th...

  7. says:

    Martha Wells, you had me at disemboweling claw.The Cloud Roads is high fantasy and by that I mean NO HUMANS ALLOWED Instead, there are all kinds of interesting species those of the air, those of the land and those of the sea but the main character Moon has never met any that are like him When he was very young, Moon s family was killed and ever since he s been searching far and wide, hopping between tribes of groundlings, in search of who and what he is Eventroubling, the closest speci Martha Wells, you had me at disemboweling claw.The Cloud Roads is high fantasy and by that I mean NO HUMANS ALLOWED Instead, there are all kinds of interesting species those of the air, those of the land and those of the sea but the main character Moon has never met any that are like him When he was very young, Moon s family was killed and ever since he s been searching far and wide, hopping between tribes of groundlings, in search of who and what he is Eventroubling, the closest species resemblance he has found is to the completely horrible Fell basically Enemy 1 of the entire world and for good reason They massacre entire species and destroy cities They are not exactly the folks you want on your Christmas Card list.Moon is a shapeshifter with two forms a groundling form that let s him almost but not quite blend in with most groundli...

  8. says:

    More reviews can be read The BibliosanctumTL DR Review 5 stars Totally accurate portrayal of my reaction when I finished This book Aw yeah Highly recommended for people looking for something different in the fantasy genre, especially as far as the characters themselves are concerned.Longer Review The Cloud Roads introduces us to Moon, an orphaned shapeshifter who has spent years living among the groundlingstraditionally humanoid looking races disguised as one of them Moon has lo More reviews can be read The BibliosanctumTL DR Review 5 stars Totally accurate portrayal of my reaction when I finished This book Aw yeah Highly recommended for people looking for something different in the fantasy genre, especially as far as the characters themselves are concerned.Longer Review The Cloud Roads introduces us to Moon, an orphaned shapeshifter who has spent years living among the groundlingstraditionally humanoid looking races disguised as one of them Moon has long given up on finding his real people, and he doesn t even know the name of his race at the beginning of this book Instead he s focused on living ...

  9. says:

    The Cloud Roads is a fairly traditional fantasy novel with worldbuilding that at first seems fairly original It took me until I was about halfway into the book before I realized why it felt derivative Of course saying a fantasy novel is derivative is not necessarily a bad thing I think fantasy readers sometimes overrate originality Very few great fantasy novels are great because their worlds are so unique and different it s the characters and the sweep of the story that makes them great.The The Cloud Roads is a fairly traditional fantasy novel with worldbuilding that at first seems fairly original It took me until I was about halfway into the book before I realized why it felt derivative Of course saying a fantasy novel is derivative is not necessarily a bad thing I think fantasy readers sometimes overrate originality Very few great fantasy novels are great because their worlds are so unique and different it s the characters and the sweep of the story that makes them great.The biggest hook for The Cloud Roads is that it is a world completely devoid of humans This is truly an alien secondary world There are a seemingly infinite number of humanoid groundling races, distinguished by various configurations of fur, scal...

  10. says:

    I was not enad with this book although I realize that some of the points that caused my dislike might be exactly the same points that attracted other people to this unusual novel StoryThe story is entertaining, although not very original, and the pacing is okay Most of the 3 stars go to the story A young shape shifter Moon is living with a tribe of hunters, camouflaging as one of them He s been an orphan for a long time and he doesn t know what race he is He knows he is different but he I was not enad with this book although I realize that some of the points that caused my dislike might be exactly the same points that attracted other people to this unusual novel StoryThe story is entertaining, although not very original, and the pacing is okay Most of the 3 stars go to the story A young shape shifter Moon is living with a tribe of hunters, camouflaging as one of them He s been an orphan for a long time and he doesn t know what race he is He knows he is different but he has stopped looking for his own people long ago As far as he is aware, he s the only one of his kind, so the camouflage helps him to blend in Kind of Not very well Eventually, the tribesmen found out that he is other Angry and afraid, they drag him into the wild and stake him to the ground to die One of his own species rescues Moon and takes him to his colony From that moment on, it should ve been a happy reunion, a tale of Moon finally bonding...

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