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I'm reading Feist's Magician and I like it. So I've ordered A Darkness at Sethanon and Silverthorn.

But after that? How does this series work? Is there some sort of logic to it? I might like the trilogy and want more after that, but what? How? Which? In what order?
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I loved Silverthorn and A Darkness at Sethanon more than Magician. After that comes A Prince of the Blood and The King's Buccaneer, which I thought were good, but not as good as the first ones. At least I never get the urge to reread them, whereas I come back to Silverthorn every few years.

I haven't read beyond that, and judging from some of the reviews on Amazon of the later trilogies, I'm not sure I want to.

Sorry I'm not more helpful!
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I think you can safely stop after Silverthorn.
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Ouch. So no new to-read series for me...
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I did like the Empire series, comprising :

Daughter of the Empire
Servant of the Empire
Mistress of the Empire

I never really warmed to the Serpentwar Saga, and haven't read anything subsequent.
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How do they fit in the first trilogy? Or is it just set in the same universe?
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I always loved Silverthorn but the rest of the series didn't stay with me as much. But then again I've always been more of a low fantasy (vs. epic fantasy) kind of guy.
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BaSL wrote:
How do they fit in the first trilogy? Or is it just set in the same universe?


There are only incidental points of congruence. It's pretty much a stand-alone series set in the same universe.
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jeebus, it has been 15+ years since I read Fiest. Fairie Tale was one of my favs for a long time
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Octavian wrote:
I think you can safely stop after Silverthorn.


I've read the first three, plus a few of the books from the other series. Honestly I could have happily stopped after Magician, which I loved, and have read several times.

But the rest, meh. The action is well written and engaging, but what kills them for me are the overly clever "lets talk about the wonderful world of magic" bits that seem to go on and on and on and on.
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