The Assassin and the Desert (Throne of Glass, #0.2)
Pages no: 103
In this second short story, Celaena is sent to the Red Desert as a punishment, to attend to the Silent Assassins, where she needs to train with them and bring home a recommendation letter from their master. Celaena is used to being alone, taking care of herself and not needing anybody, but there she...
The Assassin and the Desert is a decent novella but it did not draw me in as readily as the first. I still enjoy Celaena's strength as a character but I would have liked to have seen more character growth and more compelling characters surrounding her in this installment. Also, things get tied up ra...
4 ½ Stars
Sadly predictable, but still eventful. These novellas aren't perfect, but they are entertaining and get me pumped up to read Crown of Midnight.
After the events of the previous novella, famous teenage assassin Celeana Sardothien and her fellow assassin Sam Cortland have the crap beaten out of them by their master, the King of the Assassins. Celeana is then sent away, far into the desert. She has one month to convince the Master of the Guild...
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