Echoing Sacrifice: Captive

Young Adult - Fantasy - Epic
686 Pages
Reviewed on 11/20/2017
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Reviewed by Lex Allen for Readers' Favorite

The leading characters from Echoing Sacrifice: Traveler, both pro and antagonists, are back in another fascinating episode in the Gates of Dolimar Series. In Echoing Sacrifice: Captive, Khyl, a teenager from our world, needs her mentor/protector Rever, a dragon of the Echo Dragon Clan, to join forces with Athius, king of Ithana, in a continuing battle of good versus evil. With the help of their friends, Khyl, Rever, and Athius face life, death, and everything in between in order to—once and for all—rid the West of Tumulus (a half-human dragon) and his allies.

In keeping with Henry David Thoreau’s quote, “This world is but a canvas to our imagination,” Jessica Dodson excels in painting a word picture of an imaginary world worthy of the great masters, J.R.R. Tolkien and George R.R. Martin. Dolimar is the canvas, a world full of people, creatures, landscapes, and physics that simply boggle the mind. Dolimar, a parallel universe to our own world, is the stage Dodson uses to spread her imaginative talents. Her characters are unforgettable and completely believable. The amount of effort put into making this story perfect in every detail is evident and accomplished. Dodson established herself as an up-and-coming authoress with book one in this series. With book two, Echoing Sacrifice: Captive, she stakes her claim far beyond the average writer with two novels under her belt. She writes with authority, technical expertise, and a writing style that is different but indubitably equal to the masters mentioned above. To put it simply, Jessica Dodson tells a helluva story, and this series is a helluva magnificent story.