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And then there’s Phedre, who gets pleasure in pain, and so whose contracts always include a safeword. There were some very touching and poignant moments that felt unreal. Quod erat demonstrandum, methinks.

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Feb 13, Manny marked it as not-to-read Shelves: Too much annoyed me for me to say I liked it, but I didn’t hate it either. Elua bids us to love as we will. A descendant of the Maghuin Dhonn from the second trilogy, Moirin must learn to deal with the consequences her ancestor’s actions foisted on her people, master her magical powers, and learn about her half-D’Angeline heritage. Still, I have to admit the narrator did a pretty good job with the pronunciation.

The Night Court runs on child grooming. The genesis of the sacred nature of sex in this culture relates to the fact that the angel Naamah would lay with strangers to support Elua and the angels as they traveled through the Terre D’Ange. That kind of sex. I finished this book because I promised that friend I would read it, so I did. The story itself is mostly about court intrigue and battles for the throne and our heroine gets mixed up in it because of her foster father.

Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. I’ll just leave it with two words to express my feelings: Scorned by his grandfather, the One GodElua wandered the Earth with eight companion angels. But, I liked her as a person. The first third of the book is basically table-setting. Joscelin – a man who clearly needs to more successfully sublimate his anger – should have the wherewithal to top Phedre, and he’s no bad guy.


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It’s good for me, even if the process is painful at times. Apr 10, Kogiopsis rated it it was ok Shelves: Moving on to the general wordiness. I kuwhiel appreciate an author a bit more when they are able to put in some conflict, try to provide a few sides to the story, and get out of their own heads a little.

To be sure, it was my eyes; and not even the pair of them, but merely the one. The purple prose, the repetitive sex scenes, the single source world, and lgeacy sheer length of the thing.

This sex tested my limits. I really would have had to give up on this book if it wasn’t for him. Which she then never uses, even when a client burns her skin with a poker. Pre-series, legafy T for A little too long generally, the beginning is too dense especially with regard to the world building in the beginning.

Others are left wide open purposefully- for the next novel.

Seeing Ch’in was exciting, but it wasn’t as wonderfully kushiek as Terre d’Ange or Alba. A Novel Kushiel’s Legacy. Sadly, I also bought the next two volumes. It had no relation to politics in our world so I couldn’t draw any parallels But that doesn’t work here.

Though they appreciate the beauty that is their legaacy, as any born on Elua’s blessed land must, the beauty they are drawn to is stern and cold, allowing not for butter. This book is self-indulgent, and makes no apologies, and there is something I can appreciate about that. It’s a huge investment of my time and energy when books are this long. Also, the “yes, Master” and “no, Master” was annoying as hell. Everyone wants the throne. This book is so overwrought, so full of tangled, convoluted prose, that I found it hard to take seriously.


And the characters, oh, the characters.

Certainly some parts are somewhat graphic on the bdsm parts, but thats where it’s important for plot and character, a lot of ‘encounters’ were suprisingly of the tasteful f Noticed this has been shelved several times as ‘Romance’ and even as ‘erotica’, but I think its important to note that there is a difference between books which are actually Romance, but contain fantasy elements; and books which are Fantasy but contain some romance.

Little kuxhiel play with their barbies and their my little ponies and they don’t masturbate or want to be whipped so they can cum. Thelesis told me that in the seventh century after Elua, it was decreed that only anguissettes might wear it.

Banewreaker Godslayer This book has a vast cast to the point where I was hugging the Dramatis Personae with tears in my ey What a wonderful book. She sometimes misjudges situations, sometimes with tragic consequences. It is beautifully written. The pages were printed by hand using a Columbian hand press.

I honestly don’t know.

I don’t understand that need and it’s not something that I personally feel okay about. Vaster – Just sounds grammatically wrong.