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Swords & Scoundrels, Part 2: Interlude after 7 to Ch. 14
« on: August 02, 2016, 07:42:17 PM »
Here is the thread for posting about S&S part two.
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Re: Swords & Scoundrels, Part 2: Interlude after 7 to Ch. 14
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2016, 08:01:15 PM »
Well, *that* was a great barfight. Things are getting really interesting in Reyes.

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Re: Swords & Scoundrels, Part 2: Interlude after 7 to Ch. 14
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2016, 03:03:18 AM »
And up to Chapter 12. One thing I'm really digging so far is how Egimont is an antagonist, not a villain. I *totally* sympathize with him, even though he's directly opposed to Kacha and Vocho. Always good when the antagonists feel like they could be the heroes of their own story.

Tons of great details with the clockwork city of Reyes as well, and now that I'm actually mostly unburied, I'm speeding through. According to Kindle, I'm at 48%. More thoughts as we progress.

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Dom continues to impress every time I see him. I love his apologies. Still holding out hope he's Jokin in disguise. :0

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Re: Swords & Scoundrels, Part 2: Interlude after 7 to Ch. 14
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2016, 03:23:04 AM »
I'm at roughly the same spot - just about to read the Interlude prior to Chapter 12. Exactly the same feelings here, all the four main characters are great.

You'll probably zoom out ahead of me now, because there are tons of interludes now. For whatever reason, I have to put the book down at the beginning and end of each one, just completely breaks any immersion. Exactly the same thing happened to me with Lies of Locke Lamora, funnily enough.  :-\
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Re: Swords & Scoundrels, Part 2: Interlude after 7 to Ch. 14
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2016, 11:47:00 PM »
At chapter 12

Have to be honest I much prefer Vocho to Kacha actually I think I would rather have more Dom and Vocho screen time and less time of Kacha and Egimont mooning over each other.

The siblings father I didn't particular care of how he treated Vocho

The clockwork city is a great setting

Dom is intriguing

The old kings magician killing their own guards to cast spell , how evil what a great scene.



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Re: Swords & Scoundrels, Part 2: Interlude after 7 to Ch. 14
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2016, 09:46:39 PM »
@Raptori.
Swords and Scoundrels. Kindle page 108.

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[The city] lay sprawled under the southern setting sun like a cat
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I bet Ms. Knight wrote that just for you.  8)
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Re: Swords & Scoundrels, Part 2: Interlude after 7 to Ch. 14
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2016, 09:48:55 PM »
@Raptori.
Swords and Scoundrels. Kindle page 108.

Quote
[The city] lay sprawled under the southern setting sun like a cat
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I bet Ms. Knight wrote that just for you.  8)
I sure as hell hope so! xD
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