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Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« on: May 10, 2016, 01:05:44 AM »
Geoff thinks his book breaks into 3 parts easily. So, instead of the usual 4 breaks, let's just follow a 3 part structure.
We'll begin n officially in June, but by now you'll have noticed had impatient and bad at dates I am.  8)
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2016, 05:01:28 AM »
Sounds like a plan. \m/

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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2016, 01:10:39 AM »
As it isn't a 1000+ pages book, that should work fine ;)

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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2016, 10:11:45 PM »
As it isn't a 1000+ pages book, that should work fine ;)

I don't write 1000+ pages books... I haven't the patience :)
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2016, 02:37:52 AM »
Chapter 21. Very fun.
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2016, 08:48:06 PM »
I wasn't expecting a laugh out loud moment in this book but Haung and his baby with the mid wife was hilarious along with Chen and Shen

The Wu is interesting to learn about, looks like the emperor is the dragon spirit.it reminds me slightly of the wit from Robin Hobb but only slightly.

Boqin is cool

Edit: I've Read further on, the statue of a dragon with no emperor.I've got a theory this might mean there is no emperor just a dragon spirit which is masquerading as the emperor.The emperor has been consumed by the spirit or something and the emperor sleeping in the body
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2016, 09:02:50 PM »
The Wu is interesting to learn about, looks like the emperor is the dragon spirit.it reminds me slightly of the wit from Robin Hobb but only slightly.

Boqin is cool

Ooooh if you like this, then you'll LOVE book 2 :D
That was my reaction too, when I finished this one "I want to learn more about the Wu!!!", to which Geoff kindly pointed me to book 2  ;D
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2016, 09:20:54 PM »
The Wu is interesting to learn about, looks like the emperor is the dragon spirit.it reminds me slightly of the wit from Robin Hobb but only slightly.

Boqin is cool

Ooooh if you like this, then you'll LOVE book 2 :D
That was my reaction too, when I finished this one "I want to learn more about the Wu!!!", to which Geoff kindly pointed me to book 2  ;D

I'll happily point everyone to book 2... I keep hearing it is the best in the series :)
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2016, 11:44:17 PM »
I'll happily point everyone to book 2... I keep hearing it is the best in the series :)

Disagree! Book one was good, book two amazing, book three bloody brilliant! ;)
I absolutely adore the Wu and their storyline, and there will be sooo much more of them!

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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2016, 12:14:57 AM »
Okay finished what an amazing closing chapters at the end , very exciting fighting scenes

I was thinking of giving this 3 and a half it was enjoyable but had some flaws for me but those chapters pushed it up to four.

I'm being slightly dim but what is Zhou spirit aspect?

I can't work out the emperor ,so I think his a good mysterious character.I do think that statue of a dragon with no rider meant something.

Oh I need to see more of the Dryad and her magic

Chapter 35, page 295

go home for a relaxing drink. Good might to you , might?

Chapter 36, page 311

the two Marbus , does it need a 's


« Last Edit: June 06, 2016, 12:28:41 AM by Eclipse »
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2016, 07:17:37 PM »
Okay finished what an amazing closing chapters at the end , very exciting fighting scenes

I was thinking of giving this 3 and a half it was enjoyable but had some flaws for me but those chapters pushed it up to four.

Thanks! I'm so glad you enjoyed it! I had no idea how nervous I would be with everyone reading it... and commenting :)

I'm being slightly dim but what is Zhou spirit aspect?
The chapter where he finds the spirit - a large Cat (a panther). More of that in Book 2 :)

I can't work out the emperor ,so I think his a good mysterious character.I do think that statue of a dragon with no rider meant something.
There are only two chapters that step outside of Haung and Zhou's PoV... one mentioned above, and the very last one. Oh, and it does :)

Oh I need to see more of the Dryad and her magic
More in book 2 and book 3... where I hope readers go... "Oh, so that's..."

Chapter 35, page 295

go home for a relaxing drink. Good might to you , might?

Oops! Yep. Good catch :)

Chapter 36, page 311

the two Marbus , does it need a 's

It is the plural of Marbu... you shouldn't use a 's to indicate a plural. At least, as far as I can recall :)
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2016, 09:22:54 PM »
The chapter where he finds the spirit - a large Cat (a panther). More of that in Book 2 :)

Panther? Panther? How come I never made the connection? DUH! ???
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #12 on: June 06, 2016, 09:39:16 PM »
The chapter where he finds the spirit - a large Cat (a panther). More of that in Book 2 :)

Panther? Panther? How come I never made the connection? DUH! ???

Now I need to know what you thought he was? :)
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #13 on: June 06, 2016, 09:43:35 PM »
erm... a true large cat? Maybe leopard or something like that?
Do you ever mention his colour?
It makes perfect sense, but I never really thought of that
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Re: Part 3: Chapter 21 to the End
« Reply #14 on: June 06, 2016, 09:48:04 PM »
erm... a true large cat? Maybe leopard or something like that?
Do you ever mention his colour?
It makes perfect sense, but I never really thought of that

You know, that's a good question. I can't remember :)

Spoiler for Hiden:
I think in book 2, when they are (go away you lot, you haven't read it yet and it really will spoil it for you)...

Spoiler for Hiden:
fighting in the Spirit Realm/Plane there is more description of the panther.
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