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by Michaelbrent Collings

The jaw-dropping sequel to the bestselling BILLY: MESSENGER OF POWERS! THE DARKSIDERS HAVE BEEN DEFEATED.... Or so they would have the Dawnwalkers believe. Scarce weeks after Billy returns home, the Darksiders are again on the rise. They have come for his friends. They have come for his family. They have come for the destruction of all he holds dear. Now, Billy Jones must discover his destiny, and along with it the five items that have been prophesied to bring about the end of the world. He WAS the Messenger. Now, he is Billy: SEEKER OF POWERS.
Download Billy: Seeker of Powers: Book Two of the Billy Saga epub
ISBN: 1479253138
ISBN13: 978-1479253135
Category: Literature
Subcategory: Mythology & Folk Tales
Author: Michaelbrent Collings
Language: English
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (September 4, 2012)
Pages: 320 pages
ePUB size: 1656 kb
FB2 size: 1716 kb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 116
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Since publishing BILLY: MESSENGER OF POWER, Michaelbrent Collings (my elder son) has published something like a dozen novels, mostly horror, mostly geared toward adult readers, some quite dark, some downright scary.

BILLY: SEEKER OF POWER shows how much that interim writing has helped him develop as a writer. The narration in BILLY 2 is much smoother, the characters deeper and rich, the handling of mythology--both overly and through some rather interesting allusions--more complex and at the same time more understandable.

In this second volume of the saga, Billy must locate five weapons to fulfill a prophesy that he does not even begin to understand. To make matters worse, none of those helping him know much more about it than he does. And to further complicate matters, as he sets out on his various quests, he discovers that the Powers--Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Wind--have begun a desperate battle of conquest, with Life itself in the balance.

Billy has matured much during his earlier struggles in BILLY 1 and faces each challenge with a courage new to him; and even more, he begins to understand who he truly is and what his role in the conflict is to be. He must bear up under pain and suffering, including the deaths of many around him...and discovers the true villain of the piece, the one behind the cataclysmic battles that take place.

BILLY 2 releases the Arthurian Mythos in all of its power, meshes perfectly with the traditions while at the same time making those traditions its own, and, in the end, leaves us ready for the third (and final?) volume as the earth, the people on it, the surviving Powers, and Billy himself accept their roles in a coming confrontation that might well destroy all of them.

Solid writing, good characterization, wildly imagined landscapes and events--BILLY 2 is highly recommended.
I got the first book, Billy: Messenger of Powers for free off of Amazon, and read it just yesterday. I was so intrigued by the book that I immediately bought this second book and read it in less than a day. The characters are just as intriguing and likeable as they were in the first book. The Arthurian mythology really comes into play and makes for fascinating character reveals and a plot line that draws you in the whole time. There is a lot of character development in this for Billy, and the mystery of who he really is gets opened up to the reader. I highly recommend this book to anyone who liked the first one. My only disappointment is that it ended. Also, it is shorter than the first book, but I hope to see the next book soon!
Billy: Messenger of Powers is one of my favorite YA fantasy novels. Seeker captures all the same fun, magic, and just plain goofiness of Messenger, but also manages to up the ante big time. The tone is much darker, which helps to tell the story of a boy struggling to become a man. There are also HUGE revelations regarding Billy and the world of the Powers. I got to the end and immediately asked myself what Michaelbrent Collings is going to do to top this one. Knowing him, he'll think of something. I can't wait.
The story picks up were the first book left off. It was so amazing how the story to you through different scenarios involving the different elements, such as; earth, water, fire, air and death. How Billy was suppose to solve riddles concerning each of them in order to find the main item he needed to help to defeat death. While the plants were dying all around him. While trying to save them also. As Billy grew with each area completed and the discovery of who Billy was. I hope there is going to be another book along this same saga.
I stumbled across Billy: Messenger of Powers by pure chance, and it only took reading the first sentence of Chapter the First (haha, love that) to fall in love with the Billy books. My daughter and son have read both books twice already, and I am now reading them to my younger kids. Seeker of Powers turned out to be as awesome as book one. Best purchases you can make in Kindle store, I assure you. I put Mr. Collings in the same class as Rowling, Riordan, and Mull.
adventure time
The second book in the Billy Saga is better then the first. I spent an very enjoyable day reading this book. The action is fast, the people embody the best and worst of all us. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoyed the Percy Jackson series, or just likes good youth fiction. This is one book I will pass on to my grandchildren to read. They liked the first one and can hardly wait for grandma to load them this one.
Fast paced book, with some character development. I like the way the story develops around an old myth and takes it in a new direction.

I recommend for the 10 -15 year old group, but this is also fun for 30 something moms who pre-read books for their pre-teen.
You will be likely to reel in shock at the different and surprising twists this story takes.