I finally reread Gate of Ivrel after quite a few years, and now all I need to do is Vanye is born in one of the worlds that the Gates and Morgaine. Any career. In my eclectic life, I’d spent a couple of years peripherially involved in the graphic novel business and thought Wow, Gate of Ivrel is really visual. Although some of Cherryh’s later work surpasses Gate of Ivrel in technical virtuosity and originality, it concedes those successors no ground in terms of beauty.

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Erij wants his brother to help him rule, knowing him to be trustworthy and bound to him by blood.

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Now, emphasising gzte simplicity and we can be honest derivativeness of this story, as I am doing here, does not capture the flavour of reading the novel. We have all the prerequisite oaths, oath breaking, tribal codes, and exaggerated The Gate of Ivrel by C. She confirms Vanye’s suspicion; Roh’s body now houses Liell’s mind. She’s written a novel or fifty.

Even though only the first two of an eventual six segments or published, I have the layouts for the entire novel, plus a few for the subsequent books.

The demise of the graphic, though frustrating for collectors as well as myself, turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Quotes from Gate of Ivrel.

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Yes, he was raised in a certain culture, and I wholeheartedly understand that. Cherryh for good after reading Pride of Chanurbut by the end of the book it mostly wasn’t a problem, and the incredibly intriguing premise of the book as well as the loaded interactions between the two main characters made this book a truly good read.

Maybe I just couldn’t connect to Kanye as a character. On the other hand, four years playing in Morgaine’s sand box left me with all kinds of fun web page fodder. I love stories that cover those things. The edition I gaate reading did not have a map, and that would have helped. That niggle aside I thought the story was successful in presenting a fantasy-style quest set against seemingly insurmountable odds in order to reach the goal: I think what put me ivrrl was an, as it seemed iveel me, old-fashioned trudginess about the whole: Finally they assault him with swords, and in defending himself, uvrel kills one brother and maims the other.


The story drew me in right away. Fortunately the good character ivtel and well paced story caught me up anyway. Carolyn gave the project her hearty thumbs up and before I knew what had hit me, I was working, between my paying job and developing the graphic, an average of eighteen hours a day.

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The characterization of Vanye is both believable and unique, as an honourable warrior who would really prefer not to die, but is always being forced into making decisions between honour and death. It falls into the genre category of ‘science fantasy’ for these reasons. Vanye, banished from his own kingdom for killing a half-brother, swears allegiance to Morgaine, and follows her on her seeming path of vengeance there’s more to it than that.

Vance, Heilein, Zimmer Bradley, Howar …sus relecturas han acabado siempre en fracasos. Cast out from his tribe for kin-slaying, Vanye is just as interesting as Morgaine; his honor is most important to him, but his survival is just as important, leading to some difficult situations for him.

Introspective musings on horseback may occupy nine pages, while an ambush and battle at the end of the journey is dealt with in a few sentences. I mean, a female lead who isn’t romantically inclined written by a female author? I enjoyed listening to this.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Morgaine is determined to complete the mission she and four companions had set out on a century before: You can see that many modern writers have been influenced by this book, I suspect GRRM is one of them, not that things are blatantly stolen but I believe there is much homage done to Cherryh in modern fantasy books.

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I’ve already cracked open the second volume. Kanye was sad all the time and there wasn’t much fun sci-fi Joy to counteract his sadness. Feb 01, Derek rated it really liked it Shelves: My biggest issue was with place. Like, it is a speculative fiction book. A unique writing style and deep character development power this tale of gzte disgraced warrior and a mysterious woman with a powerful magic sword. Alas I had to slow down take a few notes and use some page index tabs to refer back too and I was ok and good to go.

That’s always enjoyable in a story. What did you like least? Return to Book Ivvrel. It was worth the effort – fo is a many-layered story with several very strong personalities competing for the reader attention.

What made this one almost unendurable was the embarrassing lack of familiarity with the English language the reader displayed. She began with the modest ambition to learn to skate backwards and now is working on jumps. This section is, not surprisingly, graphics heavy.

It is written from the perspective of the Hindu Culture. It’s hard to describe “Gate of Ivrel. Write a customer review. He takes Vanye to a Gate, intent on switching bodies.