Do you have a favorite part or scene? (Spoilers)

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Re: Do you have a favorite part or scene? (Spoilers)

Post by Ayisha M Ashruf » 18 Dec 2017, 03:49

Actually I was planning on reading the book. It sounds interesting. But a bit put out by the cliffhanger part.

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Post by prenaramesh » 19 Dec 2017, 08:39

I think the first battle with Leaf being reborn as Brimstone was the best. Definitely set a tone for the rest of the book.
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Post by Christina Rose » 19 Dec 2017, 14:08

prenaramesh wrote:
19 Dec 2017, 08:39
I think the first battle with Leaf being reborn as Brimstone was the best. Definitely set a tone for the rest of the book.
I agree. It really did set the tone.

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Post by kandscreeley » 25 Dec 2017, 10:59

It definitely was full of action. This one isn't ever dull for sure. As for my favorite? I'm not sure... I kind of enjoyed when somehow brimstone helped heat when her amulet melted.
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Post by Mtsweni Nelsy » 25 Dec 2017, 16:41

My trip to Adele book was amazing, from page to page, to scene to scene. It was literally hard to put the book down!
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Post by Christina Rose » 26 Dec 2017, 20:04

kandscreeley wrote:
25 Dec 2017, 10:59
It definitely was full of action. This one isn't ever dull for sure. As for my favorite? I'm not sure... I kind of enjoyed when somehow brimstone helped heat when her amulet melted.
I enjoyed that part, as well. Once she got past the initial shock and upset, I think it gave Heat more hope.

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Post by Miriam Molina » 01 Jan 2018, 02:51

I liked the training parts with Nova. I was reminded of the Karate Kid (wax in, wax out).

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Post by freakkshowx » 02 Jan 2018, 19:05

One of my favorites was the scene in which Brimstone had to connect with his doppelganger through the mirror. It had strong undertones of the Magic Theater from Steppenwolf, a great German classic, but I actually preferred Brimstone's confrontation of his duality more than Haller's, because the scene had a strong resolution instead of floundering like some sick fever-dream.

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Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 03 Jan 2018, 13:26

As I said in my overall rating, I was more into this book in some parts than in others. A part I enjoyed was Brimstone's training with Nova and how it paid off. I like to read material that reminds me that you get better at things if you keep at them. It was great that Brimstone found himself way ahead of his fellow students when he had always been the underdog before.

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Post by Kat Berg » 08 Jan 2018, 10:19

Christina Rose wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 00:37
ReyvrexQuestor Reyes wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 10:54
I refuse to commit myself to any of the scenes. If I say, the love scene was my favorite, then it exposes me as a romantic. If I say, the triumph of Brimstone over an enemy, killing him, then I will be construed as blood-thirsty. I would rather be neutral and say, all are up to par with my liking.
Lol 🙃
All of the scenes really are amazing, though. Everything was vividly described, and I had no problems picturing it all in my head.
I appreciate so much when scene are vividly described, to the extent that you almost feel like you are there, sitting on the edge of your seat. This is what makes reading so great to me! :techie-studyinggray:

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Post by mumoscar » 09 Jan 2018, 03:15

I liked Brimstone's first battle. The author puts it so well that the reader is convinced that Brimstone won't survive the ordeal.

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Post by Roggyrus » 09 Jan 2018, 04:08

I think the best part is when Brimstone obtained justice at the death of his false accuser, the General.

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Post by Christina Rose » 10 Jan 2018, 01:02

mumoscar wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 03:15
I liked Brimstone's first battle. The author puts it so well that the reader is convinced that Brimstone won't survive the ordeal.
I enjoyed this as well. Even though I knew Brimstone was bound to survive, since it was his story, the author did well to keep us in suspense as to how.

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Post by Christina Rose » 10 Jan 2018, 01:03

Roggyrus wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 04:08
I think the best part is when Brimstone obtained justice at the death of his false accuser, the General.
This was one of my favorites as well.

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Post by NL Hartje » 10 Jan 2018, 01:15

Christina Rose wrote:
03 Dec 2017, 23:38
@Quartz - Brimstone’s first mage battle was definitely memorable. The author truly does have a way of making his story come to life. Thank you for your feedback!
I've read so many of your posts about this first mage battle I feel like I MUST now read this book. I am a true fantasy lover and love books about mages. I am so excited to stumble on a new mage read.

Side note-in college my husband and I were HUGE WoW players...and I always rolled a mage. :violence-duel:

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