The Legends of the First Empire Series
The Legends of the First Empire books in order
The Legends of the First Empire is a fantasy series set in the distant past of the Riyria novels. No prior knowledge of the Riyria books is required to enjoy this series to the fullest, but those who read both will find the truth in various myths and legends and see for themselves how The First Empire was formed. The six books of this series is div…
6 books in series
#1Age of Myth
Book One of The Legends of the First Empire
Discover a world where humans worship invincible gods known as the Fhrey. But when a god falls to a human, the balance of power shifts, and only a few stand between mankind and annihilation. Join Raithe, reluctant to embrace his destiny as a God Killer, Suri burdened by impending doom, and Persephone rising from personal tragedy to lead her people. This epic fantasy kicks off a new six-book series set in Elan.
#2Age of Swords
Book Two of The Legends of the First Empire
"Age of Swords" is a captivating fantasy novel that explores the concept of mortality among the gods and the emergence of new heroes. In this thrilling sequel to "Age of Myth," the human uprising is threatened by external forces and bitter internal rivalries. With time running out, a group of gifted individuals embarks on a dangerous quest for aid, leading them to a faraway land populated by a reclusive race with a disdain for both gods and humans. Tensions run high as they face a formidable opponent, set against the backdrop of an epic journey filled with magic, adventure, heroism, betrayal, love, and loss.
#3Age of War
Book Three of The Legends of the First Empire
A thrilling fantasy novel, Age of War by Michael J. Sullivan, portrays the epic battle between humankind and godlike beings who once ruled over them. The alliance between humans and renegade Fhrey is tested as Persephone's compassion and iron will keep the human clans together, while Fhrey leader, Nyphron, seeks to betray them through a loveless marriage. In the face of an impending war, new heroes will rise to the occasion, but at what cost?
#4Age of Legend
Immerse yourself in a world of myths and legends with this riveting fantasy series. In Age of Legend, humanity edges closer to victory in their battle against the feared Fhrey, but an unexpected betrayal threatens to hand victory to their enemies. Follow Persephone as she searches for a way to save her friend and turn the tide of the war using the power of forgotten lore.
#5Age of Death
A fantasy world on the brink of despair, where humanity's only hope rests with the dead. Can a small band of misfits overcome impossible odds and save their people? Discover the answers to questions about gods, the future, and death itself in this epic installment of Legends of the First Empire. Written by Michael J. Sullivan, a bestselling author renowned for his captivating storytelling, this standalone series chronicles a pivotal moment in Elan's history.
#6Age of Empyre
"Age of Empyre" is a gripping conclusion to Michael J. Sullivan's Legends of the First Empire series. As the leader of the Fhrey gains an advantage in war through the creation of dragons, the fate of both humans and gods hangs in the balance. Only a mystic and a Keeper can stand against the impending destruction. This stand-alone fantasy series unearths the truth behind Elan's history, and sheds light on the men and women who shaped the world as we know it. Get ready for an epic tale of war and sacrifice, and a new age of Empyre.