Post by dragonlord on Nov 11, 2006 13:23:49 GMT -5
"Scoundrels" I love that - lovable scoundrels no less. I enjoyed the baddies, especially the way they are slowly revealed and how their motivations are revealed. If you read the dragon books closely, you can see why Jarom Tyr'anth's motivations are made clear.
Noman was interesting in the way he used illusion and magic. He was more of a mystic than a wizard. The part where he gets drawn into the destiny sticks got me like WOW. Calyin has a great deal of passion and I liked her for it. You coud tell where her loyalties are.
Post by Shire Hobbit on Nov 15, 2008 19:10:02 GMT -5
Sparhawk is right on when he talks about Jarom Tyr'anth and his motivations -- all part of the deeper love story at center of the book. But I thought it was one of the daughters, not the queen that Jarom was in love with.
Post by GrimReaper on Nov 16, 2008 16:08:04 GMT -5
Shire Hobbit, I think you are correct. It was the daughter not the mother. See Jarom was promised to Adrina's sister but something happened and she broke it off. Then Adrina's sister went to the priestesses, something like the equivalent of a young girl being sent to be a nun. Adrina's sister also became the black sheep of the family.
Blood: Dark Elf House: Chilvr King's Mate Position: Priest Trios Weapon: Great Blade Fav Characters: Vilmos, Xith, Seth, Galan, Emel, Valam Fav Book: Service of Dragons 4
Nodding head and agreeing with GrimReaper. Alder family history is extensive and you have to follow closely to keep track of it all. But that's why RS books are so good, it's like all the extra things that make a realistic tapestry and paint a realistic picture of other places and charcters.
Nodding head and agreeing with Epic and Shire Hobbit. Calyin has fire and passion and it's a reason why she stands out. Clearly she's an Alder and true to the name. As Adrina's oldest sister likely a role model for Adrina herself. Or possibly these traits come from Adrina's mother and both got them from her.