The Challenge Demands Satisfaction

“My honour has been pissed upon. And I demand satisfaction.” (Golden Son, 104) Someone once told me that every fight sequence should tell a story, that there should be a point to the fight beyond it just being “cool.” As a girl who prides herself on preferring action to romance, I love fight sequences in […]

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The Curse of Knowledge

Originally posted on backroomwhispering.com on January 30th, 2016 A COMPANION TO TBT EPISODE 05 In our most recent episode of The Book Table (TBT), we discussed Stormdancer, the first novel in the Lotus War trilogy by Australian writer, Jay Kristoff. Marketed as a Japanese-inspired steampunk series featuring what Patrick Rothfuss called “a strong female protagonist” in his […]

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