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Reviewed by Romuald Dzemo for Readers' Favorite
Realm of Wolves is the first book in the Child of Prophecy series by Thomas Parrott, a story that, in the tradition of the Athenian tragedy by Sophocles, Oedipus Rex, features a king over whose head hangs a deadly prophecy: his life and kingdom would be ravaged by one of his offspring, unknown to him. For a man of King De'mortuis’ might, such a prophecy would not come to pass. No, he won’t let anyone take away his kingdom. Would killing every child of the age of five and below help him to stop the prophecy? Then there is a queen who is so determined to take control of a planet once coveted by her domineering husband that she’ll stop at nothing. The reader is immediately plunged into a world of great conflict, high stakes, and powerful intrigue, with kingdoms standing up against each other.
Realm of Wolves is a compelling story that will have the reader hooked from the very beginning. The story starts with an intriguing prophecy to a powerful king: “A child will come to you one day,” she announced. “This child will be of your bloodline, and he will take everything you have built. He will destroy everything!” From this moment, the reader’s interest is aroused as they want to discover who this king’s child is, what the king would do, and if indeed the prophecy will come to pass. This is a book with compelling and interesting characters, including witches, kings and queens, a shape-shifter, and other kinds of characters. The characters are well-developed and readers can easily relate to them. The setting comes across in the narrative vividly and the entire story is deftly plotted and balanced. Thomas Parrott is a great entertainer, weaving a fantasy that will delight readers through every single page.