Did you like the plot twist at the end?

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Re: Did you like the plot twist at the end?

Post by Christina Rose » 22 Nov 2017, 22:47

Manali_DC wrote:Jenny's appearance felt like a convenient way to somehow stitch a story together! A woman from the future travels so many years into the past and seems to fit right in!! She experiences no social awkwardness, no difficulty in interacting with people- and the author tries to explain this away by saying she has a twin! This twin wasn't even born in the same century as her-- so no I didn't like the twin explanation.
I agree that it seemed a very convenient way to tie everything together. I found it odd that Jennifer faced no social awkwardness, as well. That much of a time difference should have caused some difficulty.

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Post by BoyLazy » 23 Nov 2017, 22:41

Christina Rose wrote:
Manali_DC wrote:Jenny's appearance felt like a convenient way to somehow stitch a story together! A woman from the future travels so many years into the past and seems to fit right in!! She experiences no social awkwardness, no difficulty in interacting with people- and the author tries to explain this away by saying she has a twin! This twin wasn't even born in the same century as her-- so no I didn't like the twin explanation.
I agree that it seemed a very convenient way to tie everything together. I found it odd that Jennifer faced no social awkwardness, as well. That much of a time difference should have caused some difficulty.
This is still not explained properly I think the next book may have some more information on this.
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Post by powergirl » 24 Nov 2017, 17:34

The end of this book make me angry . I did not expected this end .
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Post by BoyLazy » 25 Nov 2017, 00:55

powergirl wrote:The end of this book make me angry . I did not expected this end .
Was it because of the predictable twist?
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Post by Christina Rose » 26 Nov 2017, 01:59

powergirl wrote:The end of this book make me angry . I did not expected this end .
The ending was a bit cliché and thrown together. It definitely could have been stronger.

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Post by BoyLazy » 26 Nov 2017, 10:11

radioactivelyradiant wrote:I personally am not a fan of the "twin cliche' plot twist. It always feels somewhat shoehorned in as a last resort to make a novel seem deeper or more special.
Was very basic twist.. Should have been better thought of.
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Post by Christina Rose » 27 Nov 2017, 04:06

BoyLazy wrote:
radioactivelyradiant wrote:I personally am not a fan of the "twin cliche' plot twist. It always feels somewhat shoehorned in as a last resort to make a novel seem deeper or more special.
Was very basic twist.. Should have been better thought of.
Although I am among those not thrilled with the plot twist, I’m hoping the author has taken this twist and written a great second book.

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Post by BoyLazy » 27 Nov 2017, 04:19

Christina Rose wrote:
BoyLazy wrote:
radioactivelyradiant wrote:I personally am not a fan of the "twin cliche' plot twist. It always feels somewhat shoehorned in as a last resort to make a novel seem deeper or more special.
Was very basic twist.. Should have been better thought of.
Although I am among those not thrilled with the plot twist, I’m hoping the author has taken this twist and written a great second book.
definitely the next book will be better as they can see so much feedback.
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Post by Christina Rose » 27 Nov 2017, 19:28

BoyLazy wrote:
Christina Rose wrote:
BoyLazy wrote: Was very basic twist.. Should have been better thought of.
Although I am among those not thrilled with the plot twist, I’m hoping the author has taken this twist and written a great second book.
definitely the next book will be better as they can see so much feedback.
Very true. This forum can definitely be used to aid in future books or revisions.

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Post by BoyLazy » 28 Nov 2017, 05:59

Christina Rose wrote:
BoyLazy wrote:
Christina Rose wrote:
Although I am among those not thrilled with the plot twist, I’m hoping the author has taken this twist and written a great second book.
definitely the next book will be better as they can see so much feedback.
Very true. This forum can definitely be used to aid in future books or revisions.
I feel so good that we could directly interact and share feedback with the authors on this forum.
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Post by Medha Jha » 30 Nov 2017, 03:34

It was really boring twist.. after so long drag.

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Post by BoyLazy » 30 Nov 2017, 03:36

The same ending couuld have been better takn if it had come early. because of long draga lso it got disinteresting
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Post by Medha Jha » 30 Nov 2017, 03:40

BoyLazy wrote:
30 Nov 2017, 03:36
The same ending couuld have been better takn if it had come early. because of long draga lso it got disinteresting
even without the drag, the ending was boring.

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Post by BoyLazy » 30 Nov 2017, 03:41

Medha Jha wrote:
30 Nov 2017, 03:40
BoyLazy wrote:
30 Nov 2017, 03:36
The same ending couuld have been better takn if it had come early. because of long draga lso it got disinteresting
even without the drag, the ending was boring.
Yes agreed, the twin twist is very cliched and repeated in so many places.
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Post by Matt D Prinne » 30 Nov 2017, 07:48

I loved the plot twist at the end and I think the story was always leading up to that as a big reveal.

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