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My favourite characters were Joscelin and Hyacinthe, fairly predictably. I always 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.
That is, before she’s jetted off to Ch’in, which, despite being a thriving empire, seems to consist only of four major characters, Moirin included. Naamah’s Kiss Kushiel Legacy. In fact, I long to read another book of this epic scale. Speaking of which, Carey has an excellent sense of pacing. It sounds kind of sleazy, with all the BDSM and the bastardized version of Christianity, but in Jacqueline Carey’s hands it isn’t sleazy — it’s decadent.
Because it’s bothering me. Dec 31, Zen Cho rated it it was ok Shelves: Phedre’s first sexual partner just likes hitting a kushiwl and wants to punish Phedre’s master by beating her up. It poses a healthy challenge to keep up. View all 15 comments. Now, here’s the thing: The Dark Lady of Ys by apex-editor reviews There is a Kusheline legend of the Isle of Ys and its dark Lady, who commanded the birds of the air and kept a tame oegacy about her Rated: Given all these positive feelings, I am surprised the book is not better known.
For some reason, I had it in my head that this was some sort of paranormal romance? 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.
If you are reading this review and you don’t agree with my beliefs on things, that’s totally fine. Delaunay can do his best to keep Phedre safe, but ultimately they must use all resources as the political plots go ever deeper. I see no use of contraceptive tonics or the like. Jun 10, Jessica rated it it was amazing. But after the beginning and aside from the length, I loved this book. I’d probably recommend it for anyone who like most kinds of fantasy, although.
But where she truly excels beyond most of the brightest stars in the fantasy firmament is in her depiction of the subtleties of relationships, in the minute shifts that may bring down a country, and in unflinching examination of both the bright and dark sides of love, desire and loyalty.
We mus live, and go onward. May – Having recently read bookswhich I liked very much, and having remembered this book as simply ok, I thought I would read it again, to see if I enjoyed it more knowing the end results of the story. This book has a vast cast to the point where I was hugging the Dramatis Personae with tears in my eyes.
Carey writes in an odd manner that’s generally beautiful but occasionally purple in its use of archaic speech, and I reckon a few pages could’ve been edited down here and there, but there were no points in the story that I was thinking “are we there yet? It’s just fun to start yelling in a crowded area.
Chapter 1 is mostly background and refresher but please let me know what you think. Not only that, her prostitution is a form of worship and honor to one of legacj dieties if you want to call Fallen angels dieties.
Freedom by ArsenicAngel reviews Despite everything she’d done, it was impossible for me to hate her I enjoyed the different people and their customs, and enjoyed the intricate relationships between everyone and the political aspects of the story. From there I judged Moirin, got bored with the book and put it down disappointed. Plus, reiki was officially made canon, which I really adored when I was roleplaying in the milieu. Phedre becomes a very confused, abused child who grows into a woman trying to justify her abuse as decent and proper and performed by someone who was merely saving her.
Meaning, I don’t like reading about kinky, dark, twisted sex at all. I TW for this review: This will be a very difficult review to write.
Carey sometimes describes unimportant things in exhaustive detail, and while I love her world building, her book would still have been lush and rich even if it was trimmed a little bit.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Carey did a great kushjel of entwining Phedre into this Gordian Knot in a very intimate manner through her adoptive father, Anafiel Delaunay.
This book was kind of interesting in kuxhiel Phedre’s sex is a form of worship. Might come back later. Phedre becomes Delaunay’s bondservant, and is trained to be a master spy as well as courtesan. Especially because she seems to feel the same way about Melisande as I do. Well…okay…it is time for The Talk.
The color is called sangoire. And the characters, oh, the characters. My Fantasy Book Suggestions This talent means she draws a high price, as prostitution is a highly valued and respected profession in her home country. Jan 16, Mars rated it did not like legzcy. How is that sexy?
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View all 42 comments. Sex, as an expression of love or affection, infuses D’Angeline society, but the author uses its depiction sparingly kushiell always to drive the story along. I’m hardly going to elaborate on my proclivities in the bedroom.