I still consider Golden Son to be the best book in the Red Rising series. Strangely, I almost feel bad saying that, as it sounds like I’m saying the series peaked with Book 2. It didn’t and that’s not what I’m saying. Read More
Let me guess, someone with great taste in books told you to check out the Red Rising series. It’s fine, really, it’s to be expected. It’s a great series. But hearing something is great isn’t always enough to get you to commit to a new series. I get it. Read More
I love great characters. Maybe that doesn’t need to be said, as I’ve dedicated this entire site to a series full of them. And as satisfying as the Red Rising books are in the way the characters are developed and their stories are told, Iron Gold opened up the series to new perspectives. In the process, it’s opened up my appetite for other points of view, in some cases, specifically as it relates to moments that played out in the first three books.
Golden Son really is the Empire Strikes Back of the Red Rising trilogy. It begins with our hero in peril, drops a few battles and bombshells along the way, and then ends with total devastation. Read More
“You meet a man, you know him. You meet a woman, she knows you.”
Lorn au Arcos, Golden Son
“Never tell me the odds, just do it.” Reaper, Golden Son