Ever gone to sleep and then woken up in an alternate
reality where your
friends and family aren't the same versions of who they
once were and
somehow you're entire history has been rewritten but
you've gone forward in
time? Well, Nick Gautier experiences this in the fifth
book of the Chronicles
of Nick series by Sherrilyn Kenyon.
Nothing is the same for Nick any longer. I think he's
regretting all those times
he wished he were just a normal teen who didn't have the
weight of the
world on his shoulders. As Nick tries to find his way back
to his own world,
he soon realizes that he doesn't have many people who he
Everyone else thinks something is wrong with him so the
chances of him
returning to his own world has considerably diminished.
Out of all the books
so far, I think ILLUSION is the best of the series.
Integrating some epic
worldbuilding and some cool twists and turns, this book
that I enjoy about Sherrilyn Kenyon's work.
Seeing Nick's confusion was adorable but the whole
situation really improves
on his character. With no one to help him, Nick is
essentially tackling this
problem on his own so it's a great chance to see what his
character is made
of. Kenyon makes some serious leaps and bounds in Nick's
character that I
What's also fun and exciting is that if you're also a
reader of Kenyon's other
series, the Dark Hunters, which is heavily connected to
this series, then
you'll get some insider tips and details that make
ILLUSION extra special for
Be careful what you wish for . . . You just might get it.
Nick Gautier is tired of his destiny. He doesnâ€™t want to
the son of a demon whoâ€™s fated to end the world. Nor does
want to see another demon or other preternatural creature
who wants to kill or enslave him. He just wants to be
and have normal problems like everyone else.
But normality isnâ€™t all itâ€™s cracked up to be. When he
sucked into an alternate reality where his mother has
married his mentor and his Atlantean god best friend has
become a human geek, he begins to understand that no life
free of pain, and that every person has a specific place
the universe . . . Even the son of a hated demon. Most of
all, he sees that his powers arenâ€™t the curse he thought
they were, and that the world needs a champion, especially
one its enemies canâ€™t imagine rising up to defend the ones
he should destroy.
Old enemies and new friends square off for a major battle
that will either restore Nick to his real world, or end