I got an early look at this book from an arc. Then bought it at release to finish reading and ensure I had a copy in my library. I look forward to the sequel as it has an interesting balance of adventure and magic with good characters. You get a little more into each of the main characters as the story proceeds and you learn more about them and how they became the person they are today. I would have given it five stars except the book took a little more time to fully draw me as the authors worked to create the world you are thrown into. It's quite the place so it certainly needed the attention. In part it was also I'm just not as big of a fan of split narratives. Though as you have a couple of main characters who have separate paths for a good price of the book it was once again necessary to tell the story.