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Fantasy: Dungeon Master (Read an Epic Fantasy)

Upon a Burning Throne by Ashok K. Banker

When the emperor of the Burnt Empire dies, his heirs must prove their worthiness by sitting on the Burning Throne without being destroyed. When a third candidate, the daughter of a demonlord, also passes the test but is denied the right to rule, the empire descends into war.

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The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

This epic standalone fantasy follows a queen threatened by assassins, her lady-in-waiting and secretly magical protector, and a dragon rider from a faraway land. All three will be needed to protect humanity from the Nameless One, a terrible dragon bound at the bottom of the sea.

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The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

This complex epic fantasy explores a world where the Radiant Knights have fallen into myth, but may be needed to meet a rising evil.

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The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie

This epic fantasy of courtly intrigue follows a kingdom under the protection of a god called the Raven, who guards Iraden in exchange for human sacrifices to help rebuild the strength lost in saving the land. When a usurper takes over, he targets the Raven’s weakness in an attempt to bring in foreign gods and consolidate his power.

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King of Ashes by Raymond E. Feist

Legendary fantasy author Feist opens his Firemane Saga with the story of the secret heir to a fallen kingdom, a weaponsmith who has discovered the secret to forging King’s Steel, and a betrayal that sparked a civil war that’s never truly ended.

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The Summoner by Gail Z. Martin

Martris Drayke, the second son of the king, is shocked when his older brother assassinates their father and steals the throne. As the sole remaining heir not guilty of treachery, Tris flees his brother with three friends and a secret — he believes he may be the magical heir of his grandmother, the greatest sorceress of the age.

The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks

Azoth has spent his life in the slums, and is gambling that becoming the apprentice to the city’s greatest assassin will get him out for good. To make it in this dark new world, he must navigate intricate politics, strange new magic, and become skilled at dealing death.

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Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey

Phèdre nó Delaunay was born with a scarlet mote in her eye, and sold into indentured servitude as a child. The mote identifies her as one pricked by Kushiel’s dart, able to experience pain and pleasure as one, and she is trained to become equally skilled as a courtesan and a spy.

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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

The story of Kvothe, a man who spent his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his youth as an orphan in a dangerous city, and eventually joined an elite school of magic — all of which leads to his fate as the most famous wizard even known.

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Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

The beloved Farseer Trilogy follows Fitz, the bastard son of a noble, rejected by his family and raised in the stables. He is rejected by all except the King, who has him secretly trained as an assassin.

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