The Black Prism

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In a world where magic is tightly controlled, the most powerful man in history must choose between his kingdom and his son in the first book in the epic NYT bestselling Lightbringer series.

Guile is the Prism. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live.

When Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.
If you loved the action and adventure of the Night Angel trilogy, you will devour this incredible epic fantasy series by Brent Weeks.
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January 31, 2015
I love this author. The imagination is worthy of its own tv series. One trilogy far all are amazing
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Andrew Mausser
March 23, 2016
This book is incredible. I picked it up out of curiosity because I enjoyed the Night Angel series. I started reading it bit by bit, but about a quarter through the book I was roped in and I just sat and read it with every waking moment. It is an excellent story with twists and a rich plot. The one and only complaint I have about the entire experience is that it is now over. Until I pool enough funds to purchase the second book in the series.
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Dragon Ryder
May 6, 2015
The story is very unique and the characters and storyline are highly detailed. Each book is significant in size, allowing you to totally escape into its world. Can't waitt for the 4th book!!!
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About the author

Brent Weeks was born and raised in Montana. He wrote on bar napkins and lesson plans before landing his dream job years and thousands of pages later. Brent lives in Oregon with his wife, Kristi, and their daughters. Find out more about the author at or on Twitter @brentweeks.

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