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The Broken Eye

Book 3, The Lightbringer Series

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New York Times bestseller
The Broken Eye continues the spectacular Lightbringer series from the New York Times bestselling author of The Black Prism and The Blinding Knife.

As the old gods awaken and satrapies splinter, the Chromeria races to find the only man who can still end a civil war before it engulfs the known world. But Gavin Guile has been captured by an old enemy and enslaved on a pirate galley. Worse still, Gavin has lost more than his powers as Prism--he can't use magic at all.

Without the protection of his father, Kip Guile will face a master of shadows as his grandfather moves to choose a new Prism and put himself in power. With Teia and Karris, Kip will have to use all his wits to survive a secret war between noble houses, religious factions, rebels, and an ascendant order of hidden assassins called The Broken Eye.

From Publishers Weekly

Jun 30, 2014 – The third Lightbringers epic installment (after The Blinding Knife) primarily acts as a bridge between the two other volumes. Gavin Guile, the former Prism, is now color-blind and enslaved aboard a pirate galley. Old hurts and grim prophecy loom over the machinations to name his successor. His recently acknowledged son, Kip, struggles to find a place in the military, while Guile's rejuvenated father, Andross, runs the Chromeria, a council of wizards who work in solidified colors of light. As son and grandfather clash over missing artifacts, a religious heretic continues his conquest of the capital's outer districts, and a legendary sect of assassins infiltrates the city. Weeks is fond of complicated schemes, and his plot feels like an orchestrated chess match between genius grandmasters, but he also leavens the logic with humor. His characters are charming even as they are threatened with being swept off the chessboard. Fans of George R.R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire will find the family dynamics of the Guiles quite familiar.

Customer Reviews


Unexpected turns all the way to the end! My favorite in the series so far.

Must read for any fantasy fan

Such a thrilling book. Such a thrilling series. From the intricate and refreshing magic system to the constant plot twists and lovable characters, if you haven't started this series yet I highly recommend you do. You won't be able to put it down.

Great read!!

Brent at the top of his game! Love the book
And recommend it and the rest of the series!


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The Broken Eye
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Epic
  • Published: Aug 26, 2014
  • Publisher: Orbit
  • Seller: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Print Length: 816 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 3, The Lightbringer Series
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.5 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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