Review: Wonder Woman Warbringer - Vilma Iris | Lifestyle Blogger

She will become one of the world’s greatest heroes: WONDER WOMAN. But first she is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. And her fight is just beginning. . . .

Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law—risking exile—to save a mere mortal. Even worse, Alia Keralis is no ordinary girl and with this single brave act, Diana may have doomed the world.

Alia just wanted to escape her overprotective brother with a semester at sea. She doesn’t know she is being hunted. When a bomb detonates aboard her ship, Alia is rescued by a mysterious girl of extraordinary strength and forced to confront a horrible truth: Alia is a Warbringer—a direct descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery.

Together, Diana and Alia will face an army of enemies—mortal and divine—determined to either destroy or possess the Warbringer. If they have any hope of saving both their worlds, they will have to stand side by side against the tide of war.

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Wonder Woman: Warbringer
By Leigh Bardugo

Review: Wonder Woman Warbringer

“Sisters in battle, I am shield and blade to you.
As I breathe, your enemies will know no sanctuary.
While I live, your cause is mine.”

Leigh Bardugo ushers in the DC Icons series with the origin story of Diana, Princess of Themyscira.

Bardugo’s narrative delivers both thrills and depth as she explores themes of bravery, friendship and perseverance.

The story opens with a young Diana competing in a race, determined to prove herself to her mother and the rest of the Amazons. Losing is not an option if her dreams of glory are to be attained.

Along the way, however, she sees a mortal girl barely holding onto life, thrashing in the ocean after an explosion. Saving her means exile, but Diana follows her heart and brings 17-year-old Alia Karalis to shore. Alia—a direct descendant of Helen of Troy—is a Warbringer, fated to bring destruction to not only the world of man, but also to the land inhabited by her own sisters.

Together, Diana and Alia, embark on a journey to set things right, summoning the courage within to face divine and mortal enemies alike.

If you loved the most recent film, you’ll love this story. Fierce, cinematic battles, clever characters, and surprising plot twists—it’s all in there, brought to life by Bardugo’s skilled hand. What I loved most other than our beloved kickass heroine, is seeing how these girls banded together, fighting side by side for each other and for the world.

Inspiring, radiant and a must read.

“Sister in battle… I am shield and blade to you.”
“And friend.”
“And always your friend.”

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