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The depth behind him creates a well-rounded and balanced identity. The Consumption of Magic.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And you keep reading for them. He’s got a past and a secret at least from Alec and a lot of friends. Ayden’s life has long been guided by two emotions: In Magic’s Pawnan ancient age in the history of Valdemar comes to life – an age when the kingdom was ravaged by the ungoverned fury of luci warlords, ferocious ice dragons, and the wild magic of wizards.

And the chemistry between him and Micum just works; I can’t think of any other way to put sshadows. I heard about this because it was written in the 90s, but has a gay romance. Archived copy as title Pages to import images to Wikidata. Most of it is in dialogue form, with Alec acting as our conduit, while ,ynn explains the customs and sadows of the Three Lands.

Champion of the Scarlet Wolf Book Two. I’ll probably go back to it sometime in the future – after all, I have 4 more books in the series to get through – and I hope I’ll get more out of it.

She does a lot of eye-glazing info dumps. Before Alec knows it, he and the strange man have escaped the dungeon and are camped in the woods outside the castle.


In fact, it’s fantastic, and the best book in the series. Also by Lynn Flewelling. The Magpie Lord By: How to write a great review. Narrator Surely You’re Joking, Mr. The fact that Nicolae was my wife’s rightful mate means that we share a mutual interest in bringing Ellie home. And the dialogue–Lord, Seregil has a wit fleweling could shred the wind!

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What would have made Luck in the Shadows better? What did you like best about this story? This one was meh. An excellent tale with an unconventional hero.

Yes, you read that correctly. The best and worst feature is that 3 story arcs make of this novel something shadoqs a never-ending story. Soon Alec is traveling roads he never knew existed, toward a war he never suspected was brewing. But fortune is as unpredictable as Alec’s new mentor, and this time there just might be And I can’t wait to continue with the series.

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What would have made Luck in the Shadows better? Jan 29, Robin Hobb rated it it was amazing.

The recipe is simple, naive and utterly fun -Seregil, a gentleman cum rake with a secret identity, Alec, a confused country lad coming of age and getting ensnared in the twists and plots of the big city, romance the kind you rarely saw in them times but When Lynn wrote Luck in the Shadows back in the 90s, she started one of my favorite fantasy series. I think some of the less important scenes could have been skimmed over more and replaced by more action.

Funny how ‘cockerel’ and ‘quay’ are pronounced by the American narrator! To read a book where these things are not gingerly approached and kept on the sidelines, but thrown directly in there, and done so expertly, without making the story about it. Too much setting description for me. Though this is not a kind of literature that begs the reader to develop grand theories of metaphor and symbolism, I would urge anyone looking for a good adventure with engaging characters to purchase this text and the ones that follow.


Engaging dialogue and character …more Yes. Not a complete story Although it had some slow patches, this was quite an enjoyable romp and Seregil is definitely a compelling character. Looking forward to reading more of this author in the future!

Alec is hesitant, but Seregil convinces him with tales of magic, dragons, adventures and riches. I have trudged through other books where the reader was an obstacle, but this one was the worst. Sexuality is fluid, politics is everything, and outcasts are the tastemakers. When I think about it, this kind of fantasy almost never works with me. Teetering on a dagger’s edge between duty and high treason, Freyrik discovers that some choices can change a life, and some an entire world.

I’m started on the second volume and so far in the two stories the only overt sexuality is heterosexual. For fantasy fans this really is a must read, especially those who like high fantasy.

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It is wonderful to see Alec’s growth and the glimpses of a relationship these two will have. Retrieved from ” https: With sure, deft hands she crafts a world with history, pantheon and society I completely and utterly believed. It’s the perfect swashbuckling, mystery-solving, roguish adventure, wherein flewekling main characters are bisexual. This is classic 90s fantasy, but it’s really cool and fun.