Akabe of Siphra, I have brought your enemies low and lifted you from the dirt. Against his wishes and desires Akabe Garrie has been chosen by his people to be king. A warrior at heart he'd never dreamed of such a swift unexpected rise to power. Determined to prove his worth to the citizens of Munra and honor his creator, Akabe undertakes a monumental task: to rebuild the Infinite's Holy House in Siphra "Only this I ask: Restore My temple and let me dwell again among the people" Akabe soon discovers that the land he needs is held by the Thaenfalls known Atea-worshippers who will only give up their claim if he marries into their line. Though he seeks direction from Infinite his pleas are met with silence. Frustrated Akabe makes an impulsive decision sweeping his nation into a lethal storm that threatens his plans for the temple. As questions of love and faith become intanged with lies, ancient feuds and treacherous plots, can Akabe his mysterious queen and his trusted friends Ela and Kien Lantee Find the Infinite's path... or will they fail as so many others before? "Will your faith hold strong when I am silent? Child, can you be my king?"
R.J. Larson is the author of numerous devotionals featured in publications such as Women's Devotional Bible and Seasons of a Woman's Heart. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado with her husband and their two sons. The Books of the Infinite series marks her debut into the fantasy genre.
Fantasy books can be a fantastic read. Jumping from page to page, full of excitement so much so that you don't want to put it down. King is just that. You can see the undertones of God hidden throughout the novel, which can be an encourager for young adults. Another similar book is the Fortress of Mist This is a page turing fantasy novel that would be a good read for anyone.