This is the third and final book of the Chaos Knight series, and it was an incredible finale to the series. As with her other two books, Hoffman weaves a fast paced, engaging story that spans continents, people and monumental changes and their effects. All this while still engaging the story from a human level. Hoffman has weaved together an entrancing, compelling story with characters that I care about and feel a great deal of affection towards. This is a complete story in and of itself, but if you've read the first two the continuation of the major story arc will be welcomed.
I can't recommend this series enough for anyone who's at all interested in fantasy. Her world is magical, lush, deep and feels bigger than just these stories. While this series is now at an end, I can only hope that Hoffman at some point in the future returns to this world to do more.
Vidarian Rulorat, called the Tesseract, a powerful magic-user whose abilities spread across multiple elements, finds himself at war with the Alorean Import Company, a powerful cabal of merchants wealthy enough to buy nations. By opening the gate between worlds, Vidarian released the Starhunter, goddess of chaos. With her coming, wild magic returned to the world of Andovar, bringing with it shape- changers and strange awakened elemental technologies, including many-sailed ships powered by air magic, and mechanical automata lit from within by earth and fire. Now, Vidarian discovers that the Alorean Import Company is determined to eliminate two- thirds of this new life on Andovar in the hopes of hoarding more magic for themselves in a new, worldwide plutocracy. Along with his human, gryphon, and shapechanger allies, he must stop the Company if he is to safeguard any future for the diverse life of Andovar, including his and Ariadel's newborn daughter. With the existence of whole species hanging in the balance, Vidarian is locked in a race for the future of the world.