Kael Brelgson stands in the capital of the Nearing World confused and disturbed by the past few weeks His brother Aemmon is dead and Kael has been ripped from his comfortable, anonymous life In an attempt to reunite with his father, he is thrust into the heart of strife Zodra, the last citadel standing against the servants of Amird the Fallen Seraph, prepares for war Those within her walls must decide where and when they will fight Kael must choose as well He senses the calling within Should he run from it, or embrace the Creator s design and face life as a New Seraph and all of the dangers that life entails In Book II of The Seraphinium new threats arise, old friendships are renewed, powerful allies are unveiled and ancient evils arise in the North This is the book that will det you hooked on the series It introduces a few characters that quickly became my favorites Interestingly, it s the ambiguity of the good and evil that sets this book apart We are never quite sure where the danger lies, far away or close at hand This uncertainty lends an edge to the story that keeps you guessing One slight knock is the cliffhanger ending The conclusion of book 2 of the series isof a setup for a move into deeper and darker territory Howeve This is the book that will det you hooked on the series It introduces a few characters that quickly became my favorites Interestingly, it s the ambiguity of the good and evil that sets this book apart We are never quite sure where the danger lies, far away or close at hand This uncertainty lends an edge to the story that keeps you guessing One slight knock is the cliffhanger ending The conclusion of book 2 of the series isof a setup for a move into deeper and darker territory However, I m sure I ll dive right in Although book 1 seemed slow going, this book 2 steps the story into high gear With the help of the Grey Elves and others, the Zodrians are preparing for war with Amird s forces of chaos New friends and foes are revealed and some surprises are in store for Kael and crew Daniel McHugh paints wonderful portraits and creates very interesting characters Granu, son of Grannak may very well be one of my faovorite characters I ve ever read I m really loving this series now and can t wait to see wh Although book 1 seemed slow going, this book 2 steps the story into high gear With the help of the Grey Elves and others, the Zodrians are preparing for war with Amird s forces of chaos New friends and foes are revealed and some surprises are in store for Kael and crew Daniel McHugh paints wonderful portraits and creates very interesting characters Granu, son of Grannak may very well be one of my faovorite characters I ve ever read I m really loving this series now and can t wait to see what happens next On to book 3 If you like Lord of the Rings, you will probably enjoy this series.