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Book Review: Feast of Souls by C.S. Friedman

July 23, 2012 Leave a comment

WARNING! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS!

Feast of Souls is the first book in the Magister Trilogy by C.S. Friedman. The story is that of the first woman to ever master the magical arts and transcend from life depleting witchery to the immortal life of a magister. Here name is Kamala.  Well, that is how the story starts anyway. Later on we learn of the threat of beasts known as Soul Eaters returning.

Ok, bluntly, I was not thrilled with the way the book shifted away from Kamala’s point of view so often. The narrative did so at the expense of making her seem like a secondary, perhaps even tertiary, character in her own story. I think that most of what the other characters were used for could have been transmitted to the reader without going in and seeing it through their eyes. That feeling still sits with me even now. Read more…

New Novel, Her Lovely Blood Started

March 7, 2012 Leave a comment

I have take out a new file and begun the outlines of another novel, currently titled, Her Lovely Blood. The story is set to revolve around a dysfunctional pantheon of gods in general and the world they rule over and attempt to manipulate. Raey, God of the Hunt, seeks a challenge and sets his sights on more challenging prey than the beasts of the world. It’s information page is here.