In this finale, everything comes to a head at the debate – with some heartwrenching results. There are a few character surprises, some more pleasant than others. And it’s raining metaphor. Let’s discuss The Fall of the Kings one last time. (With major spoilers.)
This week saw Theron trying to steer his life in a better direction with the aim of pleasing everybody as well as himself, while Galing focuses more tightly on finding a way to bring him down. Meanwhile, Basil seems to be going off the rails altogether… Trigger warning: for discussion of suicide.
I am now halfway into this book, and things seem to be escalating pretty quickly – especially after the slow burn of last week. This brings interesting developments, and some potentially problematic notes… Trigger warning: for discussion of sexual abuse/possible rape.
Onward into the third and final(?) Riverside novel we go! The live read for this one started on Twitter on Sunday night, and as with the directions taken in The Privilege of the Sword compared to Swordspoint, this one takes an entirely new path again. There’s a much longer passage of time between this book […]
I can’t believe I’m about to begin the third Riverside book already! Swordspoint and The Privilege of the Sword were such delightful treats that, unlike last time, I’ve decided NOT to wait a week between books! So the plan is basically the same – this Sunday, I will commence reading The Fall of the Kings […]