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Book Review: Triansh & the Land of Immortals by MYST

Triansh & the Land of Immortals by MYST is a light engrossing YA fantasy novel that subtly blends streaks of mythology, sci-fi, and fantasy to deliver a power-packed story of three young protagonists and their chance encounter with unconventional visitors in the snowy chilling realms of higher Himalayas.

Three friends from Dehradun, have nothing much to do after their exams, thus they decide a trip to the higher part of the Himalaya in Uttarakhand. Their destination is Moksha Parvat, they begin in their car with getting patronage and support from their uncle enroute and a few local helpers for their mountaineering expedition. The guys are Aditya, Akash, and Arun. What begins as fun for them soon turns into dreadful adventure. In the night Akash loses way to the camp. When others commence a search for him, they not only risk their lives but also send shivers of fear to their helper. Anyway the story chugs ahead from light adventure to mystical convergence when they stumble upon Mauktik, a strange enigmatic figure.

Soon it comes out that Mauktik is from the different world. He is going towards Namah Parvat for its own reasons. But as destiny dictates its own terms, these three friends have no choice but to be with Mauktik. The quest of mortals and immortals merge in the higher realms of Himalaya. Post midway, the plotline begins peeling layers of sci-fi, as it adds dimensional angles to the storyline. Is it possible for the trio to find a magical portal that can transform their life drastically? Will they be able to resist changes if mystical experience falls on them? Gradually, the novel builds its tempo of suspense and secrets. Character development of each character is well-sketched out, gradually readers get to familiarize with them, however, some of them totally surprises in the end with their aura of mystical mystery. It is not a lost and find tale, rather much more than…that hinges on magical aspects of the creator, the self-discovery of each one will bemuse them beyond the hedonistic powers of this world.

Storytelling is one of the best aspects of the novel. Everything looks wonderful…characters…magical setting…the intriguing nuances of immortals, and that sheer vibe of adventure throughout the novel. Readers will enjoy the share of mythology in it, as it seems different from Norse and Greek…they need to find out its roots themselves.

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