July 13, 2021

I finally reread Gate of Ivrel after quite a few years, and now all I need to do is Vanye is born in one of the worlds that the Gates and Morgaine. Any career. In my eclectic life, I’d spent a couple of years peripherially involved in the graphic novel business and thought Wow, Gate of Ivrel is really visual. Although some of Cherryh’s later work surpasses Gate of Ivrel in technical virtuosity and originality, it concedes those successors no ground in terms of beauty.

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: Gate of Ivrel (Morgaine) (): C. J. Cherryh, Jessica Almasy: Books

What seemed similar to me was feeling of desperation and a hopeless Quest. And she seems determined to get him killed too! Cherry’s subtle take on heroism and conflict is a refreshing change from the bombast and hero worship of other books I’ve recently read in the genre.

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Gate of Ivrel

The former makes enemies disappear altogether; the latter slices through flesh like butter. To me, if an author presents something, it’s because it’s important. Feb 08, Jayaprakash Satyamurthy rated it it was amazing Shelves: This page was last edited on 12 Augustat A loom is gathering dust and needs rethreading, a wooden ship model awaits construction, and the cats demand their own time much more urgently.


The author with a masters of arts in mythology fills her books with cryptic terms for places and locations that, frankly, were unfamiliar to this reader. I hate to say this because the narrator did a pretty good job all around except that the or for the main character was so ill fitting.

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Steven I love these books too! In their time, long before the rise of the native civilizations, they had terrorized a hundred worlds—not from villainy but from folly, from tampering with the strands that held a universe together. Science fiction where the science has become magic.

Vanye then takes his brother by surprise and retakes Morgaine’s sword. The unease of Liell’s men in the unnerving presence of the Gate allows Vanye to escape. Would She Sound Like That? Written ivrrl the sword and sorcery style of the day, the tale primarily revolves around humans, and just how bad humans are to each other before any magic gets into the mix.

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There are Sci-Fiction elements to this that are kept obscure enough that it reads as pure fantasy everything scientific appears as magic.

The Gate of Ivrel by C. She’s written a novel or fifty. Lindberg rated it really liked it Shelves: See 1 question about Gate of Ivrel….


By the end of the book you are hooked. Like the best of all action-hero women, she never compromises nor apologizes for her behavior. It takes a little getting used to, ivtel I came to like it. Gate of Ivrel – book 1 of the Morgaine cycle – C. The hero, Vanye, also is a bit cliche with his perfect fighting and perfect muscles.

And then there’s the “malicious king”. This novel is set on a world that exists in a pre-industrial, Ludicrous cover aside, this is a real corker of a fantasy adventure with science fiction underpinnings.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It was soon discovered, however, that these gates were the cause of the extinction of the qhal and could also lead to the extinction of the human race, and possibly all of time and space itself, should they continue to be used.

Cherryh consist of four novels. What would have made Gate of Ivrel better?

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