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Reviewed by Risah Salazar for Readers' Favorite
In Mace Berry's The Witch Hunter General, Victor Cain has lived for more than a millennium. He is half-human, half-witch, but he hasn't always been like that. In his time, 1198 AD, he was a hundred percent human who also worked as a witch hunter general. Because of his sly friend Killian Rex, Victor's wife was falsely accused of witchcraft and was burned at the stake in front of his own eyes. Fast forward to the book's present time, 3027 AD, he still hunts witches and holds the title of Inquisitor General. He, together with Magnus, Scarlet, and Arten, works in a team with complementing powers and skills. Unfortunately, in one of their operations, Arten was badly cursed and Victor's team is now in need of a new marksman. The three of them recruit Harik Slade and the adventure of witchcraft, deceit, and revenge starts there.
When books talk about witchcraft, the setting is usually in the past. But what I loved about Mace Berry's The Witch Hunter General is that the past both juxtaposes with and seamlessly flows through the future, so the methods they use have a good balance of the traditional and the hi-tech. For instance, the Inquisition Headquarters is avant-garde architecture and their guns have witty names, but the spells are in Latin and some are even in languages that were long dead. I also loved that Berry put in some humor in all the right places. The book is feminist in a way because a lot of female characters hold high positions, but it's also not-so-feminist in the way Slade calls every girl he likes 'darling' or 'love', without asking for consent. My favorite part would be the cliffhanger ending and I feel like the next book will be just as, or even more, exciting.