Flameweaver (Tamai, Book 1)) [E–pub/Pdf] ´ Margaret Ball
Flameweaver (Tamai, Book 1)) E–pub/Pdf ´ Margaret Ball
A feminist fantasy novel that draws heavily on the adventure stories of a hundred years ago such as The Man Who Would Be King and similar Magic wielding women run a matriarchal society high in the mountains between British India and Mysterious Tibet Tamai the rotagonist cannot control her magic and is Romancing the Customer practically an exile among hereople but she is the only one who can The Articles of Release (The Release protect them in the end when the British and their guns come calling and meanwhile she can turn on feminist consciousness in the brain of at least one emotionally abused British memsahib Didn t liek how hte author married together a society with magic and into early twentieth century history I first read this bookrobably in the late 90s as a library book and eventually hunted it and its seuel down in used booksto. Magic and gunpowder don't mix or do theyThe Russians are ushing south into the Hindu Kush expanding their empire at the expense of the forgotten tribes that surround the British Raj Little did they expect such resistance as they found in the fabled city of Gandhara Little did they.
Res I don t think I ve read it since then so robably close to 15 years It s as good as I remember Despite the freuently changing Idle Ideas in 1905 point of view the story remains cohesive theacing is good the characters are well developed It s a Haunted Marion, Ohio pity that it doesn t seem to have been reprinted or released as an e book in the intervening time it s at least as good if not better than many of the other fantasy and historical fantasy I ve read in the last few years I enjoyed this book Reminds me a little of some of Robin McKinley s work Historical fiction meets fantasylus matriarchal society meets battered woman Thief of Lies (Library Jumpers, plus a lot of I Don t Fit It But am really misunderstood and will save the world type of mythology Personally I enjoyed it My favoritearts include the shifting view Oracle APEX 18.1 For Beginners: A platform to rapidly develop data-centric web applications accessible from a multitude of devices points at oneoint we. Expect the fables to be realJust as little did the wisewomen of Gandhara expect their system of rotection to begin to fail them after milennia of effective defense But the Russians' new weapons don't seem to care much about magic and the Gandharans realize they must fight fire with.
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Hear the story through a giant eagle and see what his take on the story is Also clever was the humor in the cultural differences between the characters I can only assume the author layed down the cultural clashes a great deal but she did make use of it in a very entertaining way Parts of the story dragged on for me especially when we reached an exciting The Total Fishing Manual (Field Stream) part of one character only to have the story shift to someone I considered a bit dry but you know they all came together for an interestinglot Some of the imagery was very solid and will stay in my mind forever the turuoise tiled walls and vertical buildings the bright embroidery inside black cloaks Tamai weaving together multiple colored fire and of course the demons compose of dead mule arts Is there a seuel such fun Female owe. Fire Tamai who has never been able to control her magical owers sufficiently to join the wisewomen is expendable; she is sent on a mission south into the Raj to acuire the fabulous weapons known as Martini Henry rifles Little did the wisewomen expect the fables of the Raj to be re.
Margaret Ball lives in Austin Texas with her husband and near two grown children She has a BA in mathematics and a PhD in linguistics from the University of Texas After graduation she taught briefly at UCLA then spent several years honing her science fiction and fantasy writing skills by designing computer software and making inflated promises about its capabilities She has written a nu