New Starburst review. The Godless is the first volume in a new fantasy trilogy called The Children. Despite its scope, intricacy and length, it really wasn’t that good.
Fifteen thousand years ago the gods went to war and eventually killed each other, with fragments of their divinity unpredictably cropping up in individuals who are subsequently rendered immortal and develop magical abilities. When Ayae, a young cartographer’s assistant, finds a mastery of fire awakened within her after a failed attempt on her life, she becomes a central part in an ongoing struggle over the remaining power of the dead gods. Read the rest here.