With this book comes a surprise: my favorite part wasn’t the main storyline. It was the bits with Aaru’s past, a feature I didn’t even know this book would have.
In the present, Mira and her friends are on the run, while also trying to find a safe spot for the poached dragons.
In the past, we see Aaru’s life building up to the moment he is sent to the pit.
Continue reading “Book Review: As She Ascends”
Before She Ignites is an extended prisonbreak story, with dragons. On the surface it doesn’t sound exciting, but I ended up adoring the book.
Mira is a political figure by birth, and lives a soft, seemingly untouchable, life. Then she uncovers a horrifying political scandal and finds herself in jail. Why was she put in jail? Will she be in jail forever, or will she find a way to escape? What do dragons have to do with this story? There aren’t many questions to answer, but the story still ends being compelling.
Continue reading “Book Review: Before She Ignites”