Review from Tenacious Reader has been such a fun series and this final nstallment was not a disappointment Fallon continues to be a fierce warrior and leader I love her and her fellow gladiatrices We also get to see of Cai How to Become an It Architect in this book whichs always a plusSpeaking of Cai some time has passed between the end of the second book and the beginning of this one During that time Fallon has felt rejected by him and while she doesn t understand what happened she accepts Shaking Behind the Microphone: Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking it even though she obviously still cares deeply for him When Fallon learns that Cais Lamikorda in trouble she will do whatevert takes to help him without hesitationThis Garou Saga: Who's Who Werewolves is one of the characteristics that I love about Fallon her unwavering support for those she loves as well as what she believess right After a very catastrophic event n Rome she she learns that Cleopatra s n grave danger so of course takes on the mission of ensuring Cleopatra s safety as they journey to Egypt true rating 25 stars This series had so much potential but t just never lived up to Complete Guide to the TOPIK (advanced) it IMO For the most part the premise of this series sounds amazing Celtic princess soldnto slavery becomes Gladiatrix with lots of girl power and revenge HOWEVER you never really get any revenge or action for that matter Each nstallment consists of a lot of getting to the action literally 100s of pages of traveling and BS just to get 1 2 chapters of action This series s mostly about political You Come to Yokum intrigue and there are good and bad people on both sides tropes I also never liked the loventerests so I was kind of mehhhh about things As a historical fiction series these books are fun and well written If you are looking for an action packed revenge story about female gladiators skip this series and read Godsgrave Nevernight book 2 The Valiant 1 The Defiant 2 The Triumphant 3 I didn t this series and read Godsgrave Nevernight book 2 The Valiant 1 The Defiant 2 The Triumphant 3 I didn t t possible that each cover would surpass the previous but whaddya know I stand proven wrong and am thoroughly delighted by that fact Destiny s not something that Zbogom, dragi Krleža is given It s something you prove yourself worthy of taking The Triumphants the fast paced and glorious conclusion to the Valiant trilogy This trilogy definitely needs recognition I loved the previous books and I didn t expect anything less from the finale tbh I wasn t disappointedAgain this was fast paced but never felt rushed It was a great mix of heart stopping action and emotional and soft dialogue It didn t get boring once Whenever things had slowed down for a while and I wasn t so sure about Firesoul it the action kicked backn and I was n for another wild ride uite literally considering we have an awesome chase and fight scene on horsebackThis being the third and last book I felt like I already knew The Characters Pretty Well And characters pretty well and loved being reunited with this awesome group of fearless badass warrior girls and boys They are so badass and unstoppable Fallon s a great MC she definitely has what You Are the Rain it takes and the book being writtenn 1st person made for a pretty Cycle Style immersive reading experience I felt like I was fighting alongside Fallon and the others experiencing the. The final bookn the Valiant series takes Fallon and her warrior sisters on an epic journey from the corrupt Roman Republic to the wonder of the ancient world Alexandria Egypt “You are from a world Fallon that values honor over everything else Rome s not that world”In the wake of their victorious fight to win back the Ludus Achillea Fallon and her gladiatrix sisters have become the toast of the Republic Only for Fallon glory turns to ashes when she learns that Cai.
Lesley Livingston ☆ 8 SummaryCha are n a position to help After gathering the other gladiatrices they formulate a daring plan to escape Rome and make their way to Alexandria the seat of Cleopatra s power Beyond that Fallon does not know where her heart will lead her but perhaps the ueen of Egypt s not the only one who needs to return homeIt s not too difficult to figure out that the crux of The Triumphant s the
assassination of Julius Caesar and the ensuing catastrophe Iron Cross it causes our characters andn fact the event and ts aftermath takesof Julius Caesar and the ensuing catastrophe t causes our characters and Pfaueninsel in fact the event andts aftermath takes the bulk of this story While t s significant Caesar s death Torah With Ramban's Commentary Translated, Annotated, And Elucidated: Devarim/Deuteronomy (Artscroll) is also no big twist and thus I felt this final volume lacked a lot of the surprises that so delighted men the first two books Much of this one featured Fallon and her companions simply reacting to the reality of their new circumstances nstead of driving the plotHowever as with the previous novels n the series Lesley Livingston has also added her own flourishes to the history to make things nteresting ncluding familial drama additional conspiracies and a touch of the darkly mystical The action s also top notch with superb fight scenes and battle seuences This has always been one of my favorite aspects of this series because the author has such a knack for describing the action so vividly that everything plays out like a movie n your mindAt this point I ve also grown comfortably attached to all these characters and yet t still surprised me how much t hurt whenever we lost someone It s a testament to how well they ve been written and developed that I should feel so emotionally Time Capsule investedn their fates In addition the friendships that have been forged between Fallon and her gladiatrix sisters are those I will remember for a long time I think t s safe to say that our protagonist got the ending she s earned for herself and the friends and the final pages were deeply satisfying she s earned for herself and the friends and the final pages were deeply satisfying a resultAll n all I was very happy with The Triumphant and the way Horses it concluded the Valiant trilogy and I honestly can t remember the last time I had this much fun with a YA series Lesley Livingstons now a must read author for me anything else she writes I ll be thereAudiobook Comments I ve said Goblin King it before and I ll sayt again Fiona Hardingham rocks Fortunately for me she narrates a lot of YA and my heart always does a little cheer whenever I see she narrates a lot of YA and my heart always does a little cheer whenever I see name listed for an audiobook I m looking forward to Her voice was absolutely perfect for Fallon powerful fierce and full of strength Much better than the second book but not as good as the first RTC after a few Source LibraryGenre Young Adult FantasyRating 35 4ThoughtsThe Triumphant The Luthier's Apprentice is the finalnstallment Factories in the Field: The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California in author Lesley Livingston s The Valiant trilogy This story takes place several months after the events of The Defiant which saw protagonist Fallon Ferch Viricio and her fellow gladiatrices win back the Ludus Achillea from a despicable man named Pontius Auila or the Collector as hes called A man who had plans for Fallon for a long time now A man who sn t patient n getting his revenge on herFull Review Gizmos Review. They might have had once and for all They’re not the only ones When Fallon discovers that Cleopatra Villa Mendl: Leben und Schicksal der Ankerbrot-Erbin Bettina Mendl isn grave danger she and her sister Sorcha rally their war band n an attempt to spirit the ueen of Aegypt out of Rome embarking on a remarkable journey that will take them to Alexandria the wonder of the ancient world and beyond Far beyond Along the way Fallon will have to decide where her heart truly lies as well as what and who she s willing to sacrifice to get the. Action firsthand But what I love most About Them Is That They Re Not them s that they re not sisters
in arms they re great and loyal friends too And I love friendships n booksarms they re great and loyal friends too And I love friendships n books girls would die for each other and they did There s uite a lot of death nside these pages and at times t was heartbreaking I uietly shed a tear or two than once And alone for that the book deserves 5 stars I love books that make me cry sounds weird but yeah The deaths n this entire trilogy feel so real and personal n a way I don t know how the author does THAT BUT THEN WE RE TALKING But then we re talking gladiator fights here lots of hand to hand combat and bloodshed and these books show you that killing and death Sword and Sorceress 24 isn t nice and clean finally I think a lot of ya fails to do thatButn the end t s not all about gladiators It s about friendship family honor and destiny It s about a girl s journey I wrote n my review for The Valiant that Fallon s searching for her place n the world Now after completing the trilogy I can say she s found The Riptide Ultra-Glide it And I m glad and happy and yes a little sadt s over because I loved those books Clear recommendation The Triumphant was awesome awesome and awesome It was totally worth my time This entire series has been consistent It was fast paced exciting with good characters fun action seuences and Die Sanduhr it was a perfect form of escapismThiss a really good YA historical fiction series Full review to come This book was crazy awesome I very satisfying conclusion though the battle at the end did seem a bit rushed However Mardi Gras it did not take from the plot or even the 4 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum my favorite book of the trilogy but then again final booksn a series seldom are mostly likely because of the high expectations placed on the ending Still this doesn t mean The Triumphant wasn t a great read because Ghetto it absolutely was featuring all thencredible action and memorable characters I ve grown to love In a way I did feel like the scope of the story was a little smaller and less epic n this one but the conclusion was absolutely unforgettableFollowing the events of the previous book Fallon and her fellow gladiatrices have become the darlings of the Roman Republic That said their victory did not come without some negative conseuences one of these being Cai s dishonorable discharge from the army Despite understanding the need for this t still breaks Fallon s heart to watch her lover now fight for his life n the gladiatorial arenas knowing that he had given up his reputation and social status to stand with her against his traitorous father Still they know they have the favor of Caesar which goes a long way n securing their livelihood and future as Fallon continues the fight for Cai s freedomBut soon the Ides of March are upon them and treachery That Yankee Cat: The Maine Coon in the senate threatens to throw the entirety of Romento chaos All the privileges and protection Fallon and her friends enjoyed are now lost but n far greater danger s Cleopatra who has gone from beloved of Caesar to his enemies greatest target She needs to a way out of the city and Fallon and her sister Sor. Has been stripped of his Decurion rank and declared Ghost Stories of Washington infamia cast down to serve as one of Caesar’s gladiators All because he chose his love for her over the life of his treacherous father during the ludus uprisingBut treacheryn Rome runs far deeper than Fallon ever suspected While she American Espionage and the Soviet Target is fighting for Cai’s freedom the unthinkable happens and the Republic begins to teartself apart at the seams In the chaos that follows the Achillea gladiatrices lose any protection.