It's great that we're back to the main plot, but the long speeches on individual rights, while inspiring, are getting old.
The most frustrating, however, is Richard's continued impotence. The most powerful wizard in 3000 years can be pretty boring and weak.
This is very difficult to get through. I'm beginning to think Paolini's mother wrote the first book. He's gone downhill big time since leaving home.
After waiting years for this installment, I have to say I'm terribly disappointed. Everything from the narrator completely lacking depth (the dude has like 3 options he chooses from), to terrible plot choices, and total lack of excitement.
I guess he moved the plot, but I don't see why it took so many pages, and why there were no epic scenes. Hopefully, those will reappear in the next installment.
Martin .... don't kill him.
I can't believe this is the same author of the Night Angel series. What a huge disappointed. Sophomoric writing with adult content left me frustrated. And yes, and definitely didn't help to have the main character (a supposed ruthless good guy type) sound just like Jeff Spicoli (for you young people - that means surfer).
The whole time I was waiting for him to say ... DUDE!
That was profoundly bad. I think Abercrombie got lucky with the first couple. Or perhaps The Bloody Nine carried the books. This one sucked.
The witchcraft propaganda throughout this book is absolutely ridiculous. It ruins a decent story line.
not the best in the series. This one is mainly about the women in the story, which I've always viewed as a tangent. But I suppose it's necessary. As always, the narrators are superb.
I think this may be the most boring audiobook I've ever tried to sit through.
I hate it when a great epic ends. This one could have gone on for 5 more books.
Not quite as good as the first. Also, unfortunately, there are now some strong Robert Jordan themes appearing in the story. I'm hoping it doesn't continue to develop into a poor Jordan copy.
Not since Robert Jordan have I enjoyed a fantasy series this much. I was distracted at work, at home, etc. I just wanted to keep listening. Now, sadly, it's over. Butcher, write some more!!
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