The Assassin’s Blade ~ Sarah J. Maas

Rating: 3/5 I read this novella collection from the Throne of Glass series following my reading of Empire of Storms. Because I read this book so far into the series, Celaena's character felt less well-rounded than future books in the series, and the style is rather one-dimensional as all the stories are from just one-perspective. … Continue reading The Assassin’s Blade ~ Sarah J. Maas

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The Rat Tunnels of Isfahan ~ Alejandro de Gutierre

Rating: 2/5 This is a short novella about a man in a desert prison. A red scorpion wanders into his cell, and he is faced with the possibility of imminent death. The red scorpion provides a three day death to anyone unfortunate enough to be struck by his stinger. When faced with a guard who's … Continue reading The Rat Tunnels of Isfahan ~ Alejandro de Gutierre