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Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 22 and 23

Happy Tuesday, Tor.com folks! Up for a spot of weirdly benign death cult sacrificial ritual? Of course you are, who wouldn’t be! In which case, this post is for you.

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 22, “A Golden Hawk,” and Chapter 23, “Morning Service.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

Got that? Great! Click on for the rest!

[no monkey brainzzzzz either, that’s always a plus]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 20 and 21

Hello, Tor.com! Welcome back to the once Read, now Reread of The Ruin of Kings!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 20, “Valathea”, and Chapter 21, “The Island of Ynisthana.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

Got that? Great! Click on for the rest!

[Hamartia is actually a way more complicated concept than that, but hey, Fitzgerald]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 18 and 19

Hello, Tor.com! Welcome to where this read of TROK becomes a reread–for I have now read the whole thing. And it is awesome, and now I’m gonna read it again. You should come along and read it too!

(Also, “read” now no longer looks like a word. Read Read REaD.)

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 18, “What Jarith Found”, and Chapter 19, “Dream of a Goddess.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

Got that? Great! Click on for the rest!

[Could be worse, Kihrin, your last name could be Stark]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapter 17

OMG, Tor.com, The Ruin of Kings is almost here! Here, have one more chapter to tide you over! Come on in, the water’s fine!

(Well, no, the water’s actually filled with maelstroms and kraken and death, but, you know.)

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 17, “Waking the Old Man”, which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[somehow I don’t think this’ll end in ear scritchings]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 15 and 16

Of all the gin joint blog posts in all the Internets, you clicked on mine, Tor.com. And I couldn’t be more thrilled. Another post for you!

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 15, “The Zherias Maw”, and Chapter 16, “The General’s Reward”, which are available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[I could say it’s the beginning of a beautiful relationship, but 2009 is kind of a long way to still call this a beginning, soooo]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapter 14

Greetings, salutations and what up, Tor.com: It’s another RROK post! Just what you wanted!

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 14, “Bedtime Stories”, which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[I still have my “Moistened Bint” button around here somewhere]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapter 13

Life is quite absurd, Tor.com, but a new RROK post isn’t! That’s not a lie in any way, shape, or form! Really!

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 13, “The Determined Wizard,” which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[When you’re chewing on life’s gristle/ Don’t grumble, give a whistle!]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapter 12

Top of the 2019 to ya, Tor.com! I may still be slightly hungover from my New Year’s festivities, but nevertheless I have toiled mightily to bring you a fresh new post, because y’all’re my favorite.

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 12, “Behind the Veil”, which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[In which no one but me has first world problems]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 10 and 11

Happy holidays, Tor.com! Would you like to celebrate with a discussion of demon prophecies and institutional slavery? Of course you would! So season appropriate, it’s amazing. So much so, in fact, that I have two chapters of it for you, yay!

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 10, “Demon in the Streets”, and Chapter 11, “The Coming Storm”, which are available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[And yes, the Seanchan still suck and always will, kthxbi]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapter 9

Hello, Tor.com! Enjoying yourself this fine December Tuesday? Heard your 11111th rendition of Jingle Bells yet? Ready to murder something yet? Well, don’t do that; instead, come read about something that has nothing to do with Christmas or holidays or bells whatsoever—this blog! I am here for you, my peeps.

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 9, “Souls and Stones”, which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[“Hello, salt!” “Hello, pepper!” = Seasons’ Greetings!]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 7 and 8

Hiyo, Tor.com! Welcome back to more of me blatherin’ about what I read! Yay!

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries c.an be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 7, “The Misery,” and Chapter 8, “The Angels Bargain,” which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[I’m afraid I can’t do that, you ASS]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapter 6

Hellooooo Tor.com! Take a break from your frantic menu-planning and org chart of Political Discussion Deflection Tactics for the dinner table and read a Reading, won’t you?

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 6, “The Rook’s Father,” which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[Built a moon for a rocking chair]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapter 5

‘Allo, chaps and chappettes! This here’s another Reading ROK, innit? Right then!

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 5, “Leaving Kishna-Farriga”, which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[With their flippy-floppies]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapter 4

Greetings, girlseth and boyseth! To console you for the loss of your Daylight Savings privilege of not going home from work in FREAKIN’ DARKNESS (ugh), have a new Reading The Ruin of Kings post! Yay!

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 4, “Butterbelly”, which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[Buddha Belly is also the name of a place on Magazine Street in New Orleans that is a combination laundromat and dive bar, but that’s probably not relevant. Awesome, but irrelevant]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Reading The Ruin of Kings: Chapter 3

Happy Hallows Eve Eve, Tor.com! And welcome back to another installment of Reading ROK!

This blog series will be covering the first 17 chapters of the forthcoming novel The Ruin of Kings, first of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 3, “The Black Brotherhood”, which is available for your reading delectation right here.

Read it? Great! Then click on to find out what I thought!

[why can’t you have a nice goal like petting kittens or planting a tree, c’mon man]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

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