The storyline sounded great and Amazon posted an average rating of 4.5, plus I LOVE fantasy novels, so I thought, what could go wrong. About 4 hours i..Show More »n, I realized I just didn't care about this character or what happened to her. She meanders from town to town, and although on her own for years, is so clueless about personal safety, I don't see how she lived 2 weeks on her own. The biggest flaw -- nothing interesting ever happened. I don't understand how a magical, war torn world could be boring, but it was. I decided to give up instead of continuing to plow ahead, hoping I would begin to care.
I really enjoyed the story, it continues with just as much enthusiasm as the first book, and leaves you ready for the next one. The reader is a bit sl..Show More »ow though. I have to set it to 1.5x to avoid being frustrated by her reading pace.