Where I summarily review N.K. Jemisin’s The fifth season.
What happens to a mountain-dwelling goblin when he is forced to leave his beloved mountain ? Mayhem ! Mayhem I tell you !
More unlikely heroes join the first one.
The unlikeliest of unlikely heroes.
Just last week I was lamenting the lack of follow up to one of my favourite fantasy series, but it seems I got my wish (at least partly) ! Continue reading Lois McMaster Bujold’s Five Gods Series gets a new entry !
Le moine fou (The Mad Monk), by Vink. Beautiful first page of vol2.
Les Yeux d’étain de la ville glauque (Pewter Eyes of The Glaucous City), François Bourgeon.
(SPOILERS for the above mentioned French comics)
La quête de l’oiseau du temps (The Quest of the Bird of Time), vol 3, Le Rige.
“if you can’t pay with things, you could pay with skills,” said Sakina, motioning to the shadow.
“Well, wait a minute,” said Alif, looking from the shadow to Sakina.
“My skills are more or less limited to computers… I’m not sure how much help that is to an, ah, to a…” Effrit, said the shadow. I’m an effrit. And I’ve got a two-year-old Dell desktop in the back that’s had some kind of virus for ages. The screen goes black five minutes after I turn the damn thing on. I have to do a hard reboot every time.
Alif felt new vista of serendipitous opportunity open before him. “You’ve got Internet in the Empty Quarter?” he asked in an awed voice.
Cousin, said the shadow, we’ve got WiFi.“