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Re: Chris Wooding
« Reply #30 on: November 27, 2015, 05:22:29 PM »
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Re: Chris Wooding
« Reply #31 on: December 05, 2015, 10:10:18 AM »
Wow Wow Wow!

I've just finished Ace of Skulls after reading 1 hour last night, another hour in the middle of the night (sick of the dark thoughts) and another hour this morning.

This is the best book of the series, which wasn't a rollercoaster but rather a steep climb to the top of the Everest :D

I can't thank you enough, @Raptori ;D

The ending was superb, and no, I won't ask Chris to write more Tales of the Ketty Jay: it already has a perfect beginning, middle and end 8)
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Re: Chris Wooding
« Reply #32 on: December 05, 2015, 10:33:48 AM »
Wow Wow Wow!

I've just finished Ace of Skulls after reading 1 hour last night, another hour in the middle of the night (sick of the dark thoughts) and another hour this morning.

This is the best book of the series, which wasn't a rollercoaster but rather a steep climb to the top of the Everest :D

I can't thank you enough, @Raptori ;D
Really glad you liked them! How do they rank for you - instant favourite or not quite?

The ending was superb, and no, I won't ask Chris to write more Tales of the Ketty Jay: it already has a perfect beginning, middle and end 8)
Boo!  :P

I do agree on one level, but I really wish there were more books like them. That feeling only grows over time as you encounter more and more series that don't have that same spark of excitement about them... I think a great compromise would be a new series in the same world, with similar style and themes, but focusing on a new cast of characters (with cameos from the originals, naturally). Probably won't happen though.

I guess we'll just have to try to write something that hits the spot someday...  :o
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Re: Chris Wooding
« Reply #33 on: December 05, 2015, 03:14:09 PM »
How do they rank for you - instant favourite or not quite?
They're definitely favourites in the 'adventure' genre :D
(together with Jen's Copper Cat series)

I might have to think buying them for keeps, hehe...
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Re: Chris Wooding
« Reply #34 on: December 24, 2015, 05:28:26 PM »
I'm enjoying Retribution Falks, but why is there a male caretaker in the basement of the all women hermitage? I thought there no makes around for many kloms. Or is it just no makes living in the dormitories?
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Re: Chris Wooding
« Reply #35 on: December 24, 2015, 05:37:06 PM »
I'm enjoying Retribution Falks, but why is there a male caretaker in the basement of the all women hermitage? I thought there no makes around for many kloms. Or is it just no makes living in the dormitories?

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Re: Chris Wooding
« Reply #36 on: December 24, 2015, 05:41:39 PM »
I think they still had males as servants and guards
(makes - damn your autocorrect? ;))
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Re: Chris Wooding
« Reply #37 on: December 24, 2015, 05:45:11 PM »
and Falks his just into his brandy at the moment
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Re: Chris Wooding
« Reply #38 on: December 29, 2015, 04:43:46 PM »
Nice to see the positive reviews of this series, since I just bought all 4 books on a whim lol
In my ever expanding search for completed series to read, it's getting harder and harder to find ones I'm really interested in reading. Once I finish Caine's Law and the Codex Alera series I'll be moving on to Ketty Jay!