"It's illegal to yell 'Fire!' in a crowded theater, right?" "It is." "Well, I've whispered 'Racism' in a post-racial world."
At times you can feel Brown trying to differentiate his world and his story from The Hunger Games, but I was never able to stop comparing the two.
Wyrd Sisters is a delightful and spooky Halloween read that takes Discworld in a more political (but no less humorous) direction.
I enjoyed every moment of this subtle and precise military fantasy, particularly because of its intelligent and complex characters.
"If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days." - Sylvia Plath
If Roy had set her characters into motion and given them drive, they may have given this book movement, energy, and excitement. Instead, it was like reading about an intricate painting that becomes more and more detailed every moment but is still static by the end.
You Shall Know Our Velocity! drew me in from the start with its numerous questions—What happened to Will’s face? Where did Will get this money? Why does he want to get rid of it?—and leaves me with just as many by the end.
Opening the final book in a series you’ve loved dearly is never an easy thing to do. I was on the one hand so excited to read the conclusion to Riyria Revelations but on the other so reluctant to say goodbye to these wonderful characters.