What is the story of the dark fairy, Maleficent? Why does she curse the innocent princess? What led to her becoming so filled with malice, anger, and hatred? Many tales have tried to explain her motives. Here is one account, pulled down from the many passed down through the ages. It is a tale of love and betrayal, of magic and reveries. It is a tale of the mistress of all evil.
There were times where words had been overused, characteristics seemed to not match with the prior books and the story was unraveling too slow but it in the end the four books in this series told a great story regarding Maleficent and some other characters not known to us.
A toxic river divides 19-year-old Violet Bates' world by gender. Women rule the East. Men rule the West. Welcome to the lands of Matrus and Patrus. Ever since the disappearance of her beloved younger brother, Violet's life has been consumed by an anger she struggles to control. Already a prisoner to her own nation, now she has been sentenced to death for her crimes. But one decision could save her life. To enter the kingdom of Patrus, where men rule and women submit.
I wouldn’t say it’s anything like Hunger Games as the luring Facebook ads suggest. It is interesting and a different take on a post apocalyptic world. The book leaves more questions and doesn’t satisfy your need to know more about the world and how it got to that point.