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Moon has spent his life hiding what he is a shape shifter able to transform himself into a winged creature of flight An orphan with only vague memories of his own kind Moon tries to fit in among the tribes of his river valley with mixed success Just as Mo. Tired of the orphan s heroic uest as he ventures into the world to discover himself and claim his birthright Don t give up yet Wells has managed a satisfying twist on an old trope by creating species and setting that feel uite alien Cloud Roads is certainly one of the most original fantasy worlds I ve read in months and the steadfast plot provides familiarity when navigating the strange races of the Three Worlds Moon knows he is different he s been unable to find anyone uite like him since his family was killed Over the decades he has tried living in solitude but inevitably ends up seeking companionship even if it reuires hiding some of his racial characteristics and uirks He s living his dual life in a village of ground dwellers when his shape changing flying form is discovered Preventing his change they

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On is once again cast out by his adopted tribe he discovers a shape shifter like himself someone who seems to know exactly what he is who promises that Moon will be welcomed into his community What this stranger doesn't tell Moon is that his presence will t. There are books where shapeshifters take spotlight but not like this Raksura flying shapeshifters feel like uniue specie with their own culture way of reproduction and hierarchy that isn t based on humans That goes for the rest of the world as well although worldbuilding is done in broad strokes without forming coherent picture While it lacks big picture it has bunch of small details that add to it Like Raksura themselves it s alien world that doesn t correlate to ours In the age scale I would place this book in new adult shelf That is age of protagonist in Raksura age there is casual mentions of sex and procreation and there are some darker moments that is normal for YA genre but it s still miles away from grimdark Unfortunately that makes this book s biggest sin less forgivableBig problem for me where s

Martha Wells ↠ 3 review

Ip the balance of power that his extraordinary lineage is crucial to the colony's survival and that his people face extinction at the hands of the dreaded Fell Now Moon must overcome a lifetime of conditioning in order to save and himself and his newfound k. Final rating 55 stars He spoke the thought that had become increasingly obvious all day long with every interaction he had had I don t belong here Stone made a derisive noise You re afraid you don t belong here There s a difference This book is the prime example of how to do world building If there is something exceptionally strong in this book it s completely alien high fantasy world building where there are almost no humans barely normal Earth like humans at all The closest thing to humans are so called groundlings and there are than 10 species of them and only a few look similar to human due to coloring of their skin and their build but most of them have horns shells and so on and on The closest thing to humans are the shapeshifters called Raksura who in their groundling form look l


10 thoughts on “The Cloud Roads

  1. says:

    This book was a total surprise It didn't

  2. says:

    First thing that I noticed about this book was it's cover It is so beautiful and I had to read what was the story behind this cover I am glad that I did not let the average rating of 396 deter me because the story behind this cover was eually beautiful and mesmerizing Moon is an outcast trying to hide his true identity He is different and e

  3. says:

    Tired of the orphan's heroic uest as he ventures into the world to discover himself and claim his birthright? Don't give up yet Wells

  4. says:

    Sentient non humans belonging issues and matriarchy Just wowWhenever I stumble upon books whose authors create original worlds without referring to the ever same mythologies or legends I grant them additional points at the start Having read the City of Bones I know that Ms Wells' worldbuilding is nonpareil and

  5. says:

    4 stars objectively5 stars for enjoymentThe audio is superbly read by Christopher Kipiniak and I enjoyed every m

  6. says:

    There are books where shapeshifters take spotlight but not like this Raksura flying shapeshifters feel like uniue specie

  7. says:

    Final rating 55 stars He spoke the thought that had become increasingly obvious all day long with every interaction he had had “I don’t belong here” Stone made a derisive noise “You’re afraid you don’t belong here There’s a difference” This book is the prime example of how to do world building If there is something exceptionally strong in this book it's completely alien high fantasy world building wher

  8. says:

    Martha Wells just fixed herself firmly on my list of favourite authors Her Murderbot series put her on my list and this new to me series confirms itShe earned five stars straight away for the magnificent world building Then there was a wonderful magic system And finally the totally imaginative characters in particular the Raksura who slightly resemble shape shifting dragons only slightly though They are actu

  9. says:

    If you are tired of epic fantasy full of tropes in used to death medieval setting and want an original immersive world full of magic and wondrous creatures – read this book The only thing that comes close to relating this experie

  10. says:

    4 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum making good on my promise to go back and read The Books for the Raksura from the beginning I decided to pick up The Cloud Roads with the SFF Read Along group Up until this point I had only read one volume of the Raksura short stories as well as The Edge of Worlds which is formally the fourth book

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