In The City of Bones, Wells tells the story of a young Krismen called Khat. Martha Wells is a true journeyman of her craft and understands how to craft a story that draws you in and keeps you there.
In The City of Bones, Wells tells the story of a young Krismen called Khat. He's part of a species that was biologically engineered to survive in the Wastes after the land burned and the seas boiled away. But there are human survivors of the destruction as well, and the two species exist in an uneasy alliance against the deadly creatures of the Wastes. When I wasn't reading on the story, I found my mind wandering back to it as I did other things. THAT is craft - and Wells has it.
Watch out for Martha Wells–I get the feeling she is playing with a different Dungeons and Dragons set than the rest of the world. Rarely has someone in fantasy so consistently impressed me with inventiveness. In City of Bones, she does it again. City of Bones is set in the city of Charisat, one of the few major cities remaining after an apocalypse has nearly destroyed humanity.
City of Bones by Martha Wells This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or current events is purely. This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or current events is purely coincidental.
Now, with City of Bones, Wells shapes a fabled and mysterious Arabian Nights wonderland in which. science and magic meet in a head-on clash. It is a place that has been devastated by an ancient holocaust, and where most of the worldтАЩs water has evaporated. But out of the ashes, a bizarre and wonderful civilization arises. Sand ships now traverse the routes once used by the great war galleons, and a glittering chain of city-states dot the Great Waste. And greatest of them all is Charisat. Charisat, Imperial seat and wonder of wonders, a great monolithic structure towering over the desert.
Wells, Martha t to stay with her. On the Secon. On the Second Tier they were stopped three times by patrolling vigils, who were much inclined to throw Khat off the tier wall, but finally passed them both on after examining Elens token. Finally they reached the small garden, which was strange with shadow shapes under the darkened sky, lit only by the lamps hanging on the walls of the nearby houses
Redirected from City of Bones (Martha Wells novel)). Martha Wells (born September 1, 1964) is an American writer of speculative fiction.
Redirected from City of Bones (Martha Wells novel)). She has published a number of fantasy novels, young adult novels, media tie-ins, short stories, and nonfiction essays on fantasy and science fiction subjects. Wells has won a Nebula Award, a Locus Award, and a Hugo Award.
Martha Wells' Rogue Protocol is the third in the Murderbot Diaries series, starring a human-like android who keeps getting sucked back into adventure after adventure, though it just wants to be left alone, away from humanity and small talk. Who knew being a heartless killing machine would present so many moral dilemmas?
City of Bones - Martha Wells. I know where you live. One of us will meet you there at sunrise. He turned back to the Patrician, spoke with him a moment, then all three retreated up the street. Watching them go, Sagai sighed.
City of Bones - Martha Wells. Chapter One. –– Somewhere else, in a room shadowed by age and death, a man readies himself to look into the future for what may be the last time. The day was long, and Khat was bored with bargaining. He said, So you've gotten yourself hired for some uncertain and suspicious purpose by an upper-tier relic dilettante. You have some clever way out of this, I assume?
In The City of Bones, Wells tells the story of a young Krismen called Khat
In The City of Bones, Wells tells the story of a young Krismen called Khat. He’s part of a species that was biologically engineered to survive in the Wastes after the land burned and the seas boiled away. Khat lives in Charisat, a human city, making a precarious living as a relic trader. That would have been more than enough to grab my attention, but Wells weaves in history, politics, conspiracy, intrigue and a bit of classic who-dunnit to make the story an absolute page-turner.