Friday, March 21, 2008

The Last Knight

I just finished reading another book today. It was called The Last Knight by Hilari Bell. She's one of my favorite authors, and this book was amazing! Basically, it's about a wannabe knight, Sir Michael, and his "squire", the reluctant rogue Fisk, whom is indebted to Michael for being 'bailed' out of multiple offenses to the law. They rescue a 'damsel in distress' only to discover that they just released an acclaimed murderess. Now, they have to go and find her and bring her back to face trial.

Michael is a fun character; he is ofter hampered by his relentless honesty, and is ofter getting mugged for asking too many questions.

Fisk, on the other hand, is streetwise and sarcastic, but very smart and bookish (though he never really admits it.) He's by favorite character, and he's often found saying "heroism is vastly overrated."

Very good book! There's not much on Hilari Bell's website, but here's the link. At least it gives summaries of all her books.


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