This is the fourth installment in the Ranger s Apprentice series and takes place in Skandia where Will and Evanlyn have been for nearly a year When Halt and Horace arrive to rescue their friends they must join forces with their enemies in order to return home But enemies have a habit of becoming friendsI was glad that Will
was back and mostly himself in this novel because I missed him for the majority of the previous installmentback and mostly himself in this novel because I missed him for the majority the previous installment I oved his reunion with Halt Their fatherson is beautiful and I ove the bond that they have formed His friendship with Horace was tested slightly and strengthened This is really the first of the novels where there is a hint at future romance between any of the young characters Evanlyn is friends with
both Horace and Will and they both obviously care for herHorace and Will and they both obviously care for her great deal It doesn t go too far but it does introduce the possibility of relationships there One thing I really enjoyed was how much we were able to see Evanlyn s strength She didn t want to just sit on the sidelines and watch the men do all the dangerous work she wanted to help And her help was vital It s nice to see girls be the heroes too without taking away from the boys The two can exist together Another solid addition to this fun adventurous series I m ooking forward to continuing onward I LOVE this series but I still want to know what on earth went on between Halt and Lady Pauline Agh this has been frustrating me since I read the pre series books What went on between themAlso I m really sad that Cassandra and Will view spoiler even through all that they went through together they couldn t continue to be friends I feel bad for poor Will At east Cassandra has Horace but Will he s a Ranger I m guessing this is also something to do with why Halt and Lady Pauline had a disagreement I don t know but something hide spoiler Very enjoyable So much better than the previous story Good ending The Battle for Skandia is the fourth book in the Ranger s Apprentice seriesWhat can I say These books are just incredibly relaxing for me to read Flawed but endearing characters easy but exciting plots I don t have to think and can just enjoy itThough in this particularly there were some things I would have iked differently Most importantly I would ha. Alternate cover editions can be found here and hereStill far from home after escaping slavery in the icebound and of Skandia young Will and Evanlyn's plans to return to Araluen are spoiled when Evanlyn is taken captive Though stil.
review Oakleaf BearersVe iked the book to deal with Will s trauma
a bit He was enslaved abused and drugged in the ast book I feel ike he should have some formbit He was enslaved abused and drugged in the ast book I feel La heredera del mar like he should have some form PTSD Instead it was just kind of dropped and hardly ever mentioned again That was a bit disappointing I also feelike the series could use a bit direction at this point Not that it s not interesting but currently I m missing an ultimate goal What am I reading to Is this series going to follow Will s ife for the rest of eternity until his death Just ike some kind of road trip Not that I won t read this but still A bit direction would be appreciatedApart from that I m still enjoying the series There are few books that manage such a evel of consistency and that s a compliment though it doesn t sound really ike one Normally in a series there are some good books some not so good ones great characters characters that piss you off the Ranger s Apprentice series has had nothing but a consistently engaging plotline an incredible cast of oveable and a fascinating setting It hasn t gotten boring onceIn this installment we get to know Erak which I oved Erak and Halt s dialogue was hilarious It was also fascinating to Aramaic Bowl Spells: Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Bowls Volume One learn about the Skandians While the battle was aittle ong winded I think it was key It gave Evanlyn the chance to grow in her character After seeing everyone else doubt her abilities at times she
even doubted herself it was nice to see her grow in confidence and wow everyonedoubted herself it was nice to see her grow in confidence and wow everyone her hidden awesomeness I m intrigued about her and Horace s relationship and how it is going to progress over the rest of the series I have to admit that I missed Will a ittle bit though He still isn t back to his usual self for most of the book and he got a Geography of the Gaze: Urban and Rural Vision in Early Modern Europe little weird towards the end Overall this was fantastic just as I veearnt to expect from John Flanagan I m excited for the next book So I jumped right into this one after finishing the previous one to see how the cliffhanger played out Four solid stars Told in 3rd person omniscient there are only about 300 pages creating a swiftly flowing pace Long books wear me out The plot is solid but not confusingly complex The characters we met in earlier books return again guarding each other s back including Will Horace Evanlyn Halt Erak etc Their bond of friendsh. L weak Will employs his Ranger training to ocate his friend but soon finds himself fatally outnumbered Will is certain death is close at hand until Halt and Horace make a daring ast minute rescue But their reunion is cut short by. Ip further develops a spirit of oyalty trustThis series is classified fantasy but there are no fantastical elements in this particular entry fantasy but there are no fantastical elements in this particular entry one scene with a berserker killing rage It s really ike an alternative history where English typecast characters from Araluen help the battle axe toting Skandians Vikings repel an invasion of mongol type invaders from the Eastern Steppes the Temujai Forgetful of Their Sex light calvary archersed by a Khan type chieftainIt was written for teens but I enjoyed it There is maybe too much time spent on battle scenes but the tactics were interesting and the fight did not feel overwhelming Kudos to the author for creating credible not Mary Sue action scenes with the young princess Evanlyn CassandraThere is a good map and a fun app at the author s website Amazing I ve Naturally Naughty Wicked Willing loved this series since Ruins of Gorlan the first book It s suspenseful action packed and fun to read It really makes you want to read I reallyove how mortal enemies can come together to save their world John Flanagan did a great job with this book and all his others Really really good I m sorry Did you hear that noise No Well it was the sound of my heart exploding in sadness A sound that will never
BE HEARD AGAIN IN ALL TIMEheard again in all time the end I decided who I shipped and then my heart exploded in two Will Evelyn belong together And now I m extremely disappointed and scared to see if they will belong together With both of them stuck on either side of the fence Will being he is no F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby longer her status Evelyn being Rangers always keep to themselves And me sitting here just waiting for my heart to explode Then it didNow I cannot give a good review and probably will never be able to Just know that I have been silenced in the beautifully sad closure of this book I fear theirives will never be the same again Holy BananasBook Four in the Ranger s Apprentice not only makes up for the Walled (The Line, lackuster book Three it eft it my fists pumping in the air Book Three basically set up the events for book Four in which the ranger Halt and the warrior apprentice Horace were in search of the missing princess Evelyn and the ranger apprentice Will But enough of the pleasantries and onto the action Book Four or the Battle for Skandia is non stop action Grab it now and enjoy. The horrifying discovery that Skandia's borders have been breached by the Temujai army and Araluen is next in their sights Only an unlikely union can save the two kingdoms but can it hold ong enough to vanuish a ruthless new enem. ,