The third book in “The Paladin Prophecy,” “Rogue,” is a worthy sequel to the previous books. Although there is no way this could serve as a stand-alone book, the series is an action-packed, quick-moving, fantasy story. It’s about a group of kids who have special powers and are on a quest to save the world.
Will West, the protagonist, is the grandson of the head of the “bad guys,” the Knights of Charlemagne. He and his friends have to travel to an alternate world in their quest for the information they need to protect our world. After a book filled with page-turning action, the world is safe. At least until the next book and the next adventure.
Will and his friends find out that they have been genetically modified so that they are all enhanced with special skills. The end results of those modifications are not known, but each of the kids have special skills that help them in their adventures. They are all by no means perfect, though. The writing is filled with humor and well-written dialogue.
Kids will love this series. It’s filled with many themes that are well-liked by young readers. There are good friends, kids who are different, really bad guys, magic, and lots and lots of action.
Please note: this review is based on the hardcover book provided by Random House for review purposes.
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