Transformation (Rai Kirah)
Seyonne is a man waiting to die. He has been a slave for sixteen years, almost half his life, and has lost everything of meaning to him: his dignity, the people and homeland he loves, and the Warden's power he used to defend an unsuspecting world from the ravages of demons. Seyonne has made peace... show more
Seyonne is a man waiting to die. He has been a slave for sixteen years, almost half his life, and has lost everything of meaning to him: his dignity, the people and homeland he loves, and the Warden's power he used to defend an unsuspecting world from the ravages of demons. Seyonne has made peace with his fate. With strict self-discipline he forces himself to exist only in the present moment and to avoid the pain of hope or caring about anyone. But from the moment he is sold to the arrogant, careless Prince Aleksander, the heir to the Derzhi Empire, Seyonne's uneasy peace begins to crumble. And when he discovers a demon lurking in the Derzhi court, he must find hope and strength in a most unlikely place...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2000-08-01
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, M M Romance
, Dark Fantasy
[Originally posted on tumblr on 14. November 2013] I read 'Transformation' by Carol Berg like a madperson and finished it today. Um. Alright, I have no idea why I even picked up this book. I think because someone on Goodreads wrote about ‘homoerotic subtext’ in their review? I couldn’t see anythin...
I clicked and was sucked right into the story of Seyonne, an Ezzarian slave now for 17 years, and Alexander, a Derzhi prince who buys him. I spent the rest of the day and half the night re-reading this book. I do not want to go into the plot of this book for I read this book blind the first time....
I love this book in every way. Carol Berg's writing is phenomenal, as always; her characters are wonderful and strike so close to the heart with their stories and narration; the plot is deep and rich and perfectly executed. I don't have a single complaint to offer.Seyonne convinced me, with one para...
I liked it enough to someday continue the series, but don't feel the need to rush on to the next. Competently written and some inventive world-building, but the hesitancy to take the homoeroticism one step further is sort of annoying. A bit too much happens at the end, but this may be a result of th...
I adore the Transformation series with its worldview, the relationship between master and slave, the development of trust and loyalty between Aleksandr and Seyonne. And finally Seyonne regaining his strength of character and confidence as he and Aleksandr battle the demons.