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Son of the Black Sword

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Son of the Black Sword

Son of the Black Sword

I’ve made my short story and self-published novel nominations for the Planetary Awards, and now I’m nominating Son of the Black Sword for best traditionally-published novel of 2015.

This post will discuss the book, but won’t really be a review. I’m going to talk about the author’s previous work, my personal reading preferences, and the conventions of epic fantasy. I hope that some of you will jump in with comments about your opinions of Larry Correia’s books, your love or hate of epic fantasy, and what you prefer in a story.

Son of the Black Sword is set in an Indian-themed fantasy world – there is a caste system (although the top castes enforce an atheist religion, rather than Hinduism) and names used are Indian in origin. The oceans are dominated by humanoid demons which share many attributes with sharks: skin which is smooth…

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