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WIP A Song of Ice and Fires That Weren't All My Fault by Puzzle - ASOIAF/Dresden

Discussion in 'Dresden Files' started by Rhys, May 14, 2015.

  1. Lion

    Lion Denarii Host DLP Supporter

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    I am and I've rather enjoyed it.
     
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    Skykes Minister of Magic DLP Supporter

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    I thought I would bump this thread just in case some of you have missed out on this. I find I usually check in on it every couple of months.

    It's starting to catch up on the books so I am a bit worried that the author will run out of material- Although the next season of GoT is out soon- so that should give plenty of stuff to work with.
     
  3. echosama

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    This story is a strange one by my reckoning. As far as voice and characterization goes, pretty much flawless, but as far as plot?

    It's a solid meh.

    I don't think the author really knows where to go with it. It's fun having Harry play Connecticut Yankee, but I'm missing the bigger picture. Hoping for some more Winter/Beyond the Wall stuff.
     
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    I found the store to be very intriguing and satisfying still want more though
     
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    I'm a big fan of this story. The plot can be a bit meandering at times, which is a bit jarring when we contrast it to the fast pace of the Dresden source material. In a lot of ways it feels like we're seeing things which would have happened between books or off-screen in Chicago to allow the action to shine. But that's not what this is - it's not about a magic detective, it's about a wizard tourist in Essos. And that's pretty great.

    The scenes with the island reminded me a great deal of Esama's Island of Fire. Almost a pseudo crossover with Minecraft, in some ways. It's a plot device I absolutely adore but rarely see, so that's a big win for me.

    Things like the scene with the giant statue spirit coming to life in the Nevernever was a fantastic touch which smacks of how Butcher integrates shark-jumping moments in a good way (Sue the T-Rex, for example).

    My interest flagged a little in many of the more plot-oriented sequences. I suppose what I was enjoying was the tamer slice-of-life style feel.

    4/5