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The Traitor God, part 3 - chapters 15 to 21
« on: June 05, 2018, 06:36:37 PM »
Please add your comments about chapters 15 to 21 here.
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Re: The Traitor God, part 3 - chapters 15 to 21
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2018, 07:53:22 PM »
Yup, we are rip-roaring along. Having a great time.

The Goods
Spoiler for Hiden:
>Loved Walker finally opening up to the Worm of Magic and getting captured by the Arcanum. Definitely the right plot move.
> And I did get the whole daughter is an assassin thing right on.
> Also enjoying the idea of a D&D dungeon sitting right under the city, with monsters and treasure and all that.
   

The Maybe Not as Goods
Spoiler for Hiden:
> I guess I shouldn’t mind so much, but a little coincidental (as in, a healing load of coincidental) that Walker comes on the evil mage just at the right time.
> The revelation of the evil mage’s identity was pretty darn rushed. And pretty obvious.

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Re: The Traitor God, part 3 - chapters 15 to 21
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2018, 07:21:21 PM »
Reaaaally picks up around page 190 imo... but wait. Hmm. I haven't reached what Jmack is talking about... back to ze books.
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Re: The Traitor God, part 4 - chapters 15 to 21
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2018, 09:32:09 AM »
I just finished chapter 22, and realised this section ended at 21.

I'm not good at doing readalongs... all I can say is that the plot just keeps getting more interesting, I love the interactions of the characters, the monster is horrid, and Edrin's magic development is great!

By the way, Cameron, how exactly do you pronounce Cillian? Hard or soft C?
(I never know, since in portuguese C before I or E is always soft)
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Re: Re: The Traitor God, part 4 - chapters 22 to 26
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2018, 01:29:49 PM »
I just finished chapter 22, and realised this section ended at 21.

I'm not good at doing readalongs... all I can say is that the plot just keeps getting more interesting, I love the interactions of the characters, the monster is horrid, and Edrin's magic development is great!

By the way, Cameron, how exactly do you pronounce Cillian? Hard or soft C?
(I never know, since in portuguese C before I or E is always soft)

It's however you think best. It's your world as a reader. Personally I pronounce it with a C in this book but the traditionally Irish male name is with a K. It didn't make it into the book (all sorts of worldbuilding details left out to pick up the pace) but names and positions of power were somewhat more gender-fluid in a world where women could always wield powerful magic.

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Re: The Traitor God, part 3 - chapters 15 to 21
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2018, 02:08:38 PM »
Note: I realised I posted in the wrong section :-[ - so I moved the last 2 posts to the right place :)
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Re: The Traitor God, part 3 - chapters 15 to 21
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2018, 01:47:18 PM »
@ScarletBea I'm pretty terrible at read alongs, or doing anything on schedule for that matter!

Got sucked away for a bit but Wow!!!! These were some exciting chapters.

Spoiler for Hiden:
@JMack I figured the daughter killed that one dude, but I had no idea she was going to be the assassin they turned up.  Complete surprise!  Actually everything was a complete surprise. I ruled out Haralit b/c he was too obvious and I fell for the "he's changed misdirection" and figured it was going to be either Byzant or one of the gods themselves.

I enjoyed the contrast btwn the relationship with Charra and with Cillian

That blood monster thing was fittingly horrific, sort of made me think of Envy from FMA a little :)

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Re: The Traitor God, part 3 - chapters 15 to 21
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2021, 06:23:08 PM »
I’m not sure I think Haralit is the main villain to me he feels like a puppet of a god. I wouldn’t be surprised if the god fully took over his body and mind.

Liked the interaction between Walker and Eva.
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