Triumff: Her Majesty's Hero
Publish date: October 1st 2009
Publisher: Angry Robot
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
This should have been all my jam, where Queen Elizabeth I is the ancestor of the current Elizabeth XX and it's 2010 and magic works. Because magic works the world has become stagnant and it's almost like many years of progress never happened. And this is where I have a problem with the story, thin...
Magic works, and therefore all of history is different. Magic stalled the progress of science and culture, so Europe went stagnant somewhere in the sixteenth century: even in 2010 they wear Elizabethan garb and duel in the streets. Triumff was an explorer for her majesty, Elizabeth XXX, but then h...
Perhaps it's just me, but I couldn't make it through even the first chapter of this book. I didn't find it funny at all; the "humor" is puerile (wads of spit like a bed of shucked oysters? Farts more impressive than anything a trained bugler could dream of? Bleh) and slapped so heavily into the over...