Empress (Godspeaker Trilogy)
In a family torn apart by poverty and violence, Hekat is no more than an unwanted mouth to feed, worth only a few coins from a passing slave trader. But Hekat was not born to be a slave. For her, a different path has been chosen. It is a path that will take her from stinking back alleys to the... show more
In a family torn apart by poverty and violence, Hekat is no more than an unwanted mouth to feed, worth only a few coins from a passing slave trader. But Hekat was not born to be a slave. For her, a different path has been chosen. It is a path that will take her from stinking back alleys to the house of her God, from blood-drenched battlefields to the glittering palaces of Mijak.This is the story of Hekat, precious and beautiful.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2008-04-01
Pages no: 717
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Heroic Fantasy
, Sword And Sorcery
Wow, this book has no heroine, instead it has a cold insane bloodthirsty bitch. She would cut you down for just looking at you. She puts the B in bitch. If I had read this book from another POV I would have hated her and hoped scorpions would feast on her heart, but as it was. She was strong, ruthle...
Perhaps it's because I'm coming down from a China Mieville high having recently finished [b:Embassytown|9265453|Embassytown|China Miéville|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/518ITSFEWDL._SL75_.jpg|14146240] but trying to read this was an awful experience.When the author's idea of representing the...
I tried; I really did. In fact, my objection to this book isn't really fair.I can live with an unlikable center character; in fact, if she is going to become an empress, she isn't going to be sweetness and light is she?I might be able to live with the following: (a) she's good at everything (b) is ...
-- Originally reviewed at Here There Be Books. --I got this during last month's $1 Orbit sale, and then somehow forgot about it until last week. I started reading it and couldn't stop, even though I had a paper to write for school. It's seriously good!I wasn't really expecting anything when I starte...