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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #15 on: February 04, 2015, 01:06:28 AM »
I read the first Assassin trilogy some years ago and remember enjoying it a great deal, though for some reason the ending didn't satisff as much as I'd like.  I haven't read any of the others yet, but sounds like I need to start over and then keep going!
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2015, 01:55:02 AM »
Yeah I think I had the same feeling from the first trilogy, actually. Definitely worth an attempt at carrying on, they have some of the most enduring characters I've encountered, and Liveships is hands down the best fantasy trilogy I've ever read :)
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #17 on: February 04, 2015, 06:05:13 AM »
A Game of Thrones

Brutal fantasy soap opera.

The Wheel of Time

Don't read book ten.

The Wise Man's Fear

Fairy queen sex section.

The Warded Man

Killing demons is awesome.

The Sword of Shannara

Is this Middle Earth?


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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #18 on: February 04, 2015, 11:04:41 AM »
A Game of Thrones

Brutal fantasy soap opera.

The Wheel of Time

Don't read book ten.

The Wise Man's Fear

Fairy queen sex section.

The Warded Man

Killing demons is awesome.

The Sword of Shannara

Is this Middle Earth?
These are the best so far!  I love the Shannara quip.
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2015, 12:18:06 PM »
Eragon
Star Wars meets LOTR

Prince of Thorns
Psycho prince wants vengeance

Prince of Fools
Coward prince goes viking

Alice in Wonderland
Young girl takes acid

First Law Trilogy
Rooting for sadistic torturer

A Song of Ice and Fire
Sex, wine and beheadings
English "history" version 2.0
Something is almost coming

These are all I could think of, my brain is freezing from the cold :P
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2015, 12:33:11 PM »
Alice in Wonderland
Young girl takes acid
Awesome.
Change, when it comes, will step lightly before it kicks like thunder. (GRMatthews)
You are being naive if you think that any sweet and light theme cannot be strangled and force fed it's own flesh. (Nora)

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #21 on: February 04, 2015, 01:13:15 PM »
Loving Ryan's and Miguel's ;D
At home in the Fantasy Faction forum!
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #22 on: February 04, 2015, 10:41:48 PM »
Alice in Wonderland
Young girl takes acid
Awesome.
That one could also read: older writer takes acid.

I will expand your TBR pile.

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2015, 10:54:20 PM »
The Slow Regard of Silent Things:
OCD Autistic Child Wanders.
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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2015, 11:10:29 PM »
Lord of the Rings:
Sorry, Martin - still greatest

Original trilogy - six books
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You are being naive if you think that any sweet and light theme cannot be strangled and force fed it's own flesh. (Nora)

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2015, 11:26:58 PM »
Love Ryan's for Wheel of Time, you could just about market the series on that.
I will expand your TBR pile.

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #26 on: February 06, 2015, 03:00:26 PM »
The Name of the Wind:

Arrogant man tells story.

The Wise Man's Fear:

Arrogant man gets laid.

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #27 on: February 06, 2015, 03:09:55 PM »
The Name of the Wind:

Arrogant man tells story.

The Wise Man's Fear:

Arrogant man gets laid.

ROFL
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You are being naive if you think that any sweet and light theme cannot be strangled and force fed it's own flesh. (Nora)

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #28 on: February 08, 2015, 02:05:49 PM »
Review of The Written by Ben Galley

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There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man

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Re: 4-Word Reviews
« Reply #29 on: February 12, 2015, 08:53:35 PM »
Lord of the Rings:
Sorry, Martin - still greatest

Original trilogy - six books

Absolutely.

ASOIAF
Much Rape, Winter's Late

Tales of the Otori
Orphan Gets Ninja Skills

Test of the Twins
I've Read This Elsewhere

Gemmell's Legend
Druss Is A Dude
Ponce Becomes Hard Core
Baresark - Just Say Berserk

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Know the answer without hearing,
Shift the world without moving,
Hold secrets without knowing”
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