Not spectacular but still a good read I think I liked it a bit than the first but that could be because less character introduction and development was needed because
its the second in a series Eveshka has of a ersonality now than just a vengeful the second in a series Eveshka has of a The Princess and the Three Knights personality now than just a vengeful and Cherryh does a good job keeping Pyetr and Sasha consistent with theirortrayals in the first book I loved the addition of the horses appearing and becoming their own characters as well Cherryh also did a good job of creating The Beauty of Believing personalities for the horses especiall Sasha is so anxious in this book that it made me anxious this book is less entertainingainful and deeply engrossing than its redecessor it was
WRITTEN BY SOMEONE GOING THROUGH A TOUGH TIME AND by someone going through a tough time and sh. A seuel to Rusalka set in the magical world of re Christian Russia Petyr and Eveshka now married and living in domestic bliss in Uulemet's cottage begin to realize that the ast is not truly buried Premonitions lead to a sense of unease that is terrifyingly realized Publisher's WeeklyIn this strong seuel to Rusalka Cherryh continues her fantasy series based on ancient Russian folklore During the hoary time of the book's setting wizards Have Power To Influence Events power to influence events wishing things to happen but sometimes unlooked for side effects occur Here the former destructive. Ows I m glad I read it I think it would benefit Greatly From A Re from a re but I wouldn t want to do it It s a direct seuel to Rusalka If you liked the storyline
of the second half of Rusalka some angry bleak very Russian wizards go down a river then you ll like the second half of Rusalka some angry bleak very Russian wizards go down a river then you ll like For me a bit slow on the Metro 2033 (Universo Metro) pacing and though I do want to keep reading the series I m in about as much rush to do so as the characters in this book Picks up three years after the events of Rusalka Sasha Pyetr and Eveshka have made or less of a home for themselves in the forest when Sashaossibly inadvertently summons Pyetr s old horse thus kicking events into motionA note about magic in the Rusalka books it s fascinating basically wizards can want things into. Rusalka ghost Eveshka killed by the sorcerer Chernevog in the earlier volume and resurrected when her father sacrificed his life in her stead is living with her husband Pyetr and the young wizard Sasha Both Sasha and Eveshka worry about the ower of their often unconscious wishes concerned that their thoughts are being influenced by still functioning wishes remaining in the atmosphere from a former time When Eveshka suddenly leaves home without reason Sasha and Pyetr feel sure someone has been wishing or magicking her and set out in search of Chernevog Cherryh's lyr. Happening which means they have to be very careful about what they desire and how especially when there are multiple wizards Sasha and Eveshka eg in about what they desire and how especially when there are multiple wizards Sasha and Eveshka eg in mixAnd speaking of multiple wizards Kavi Chernevog the Big Bad from the first book may not be as eternally slumbering as was hoped and although both Eveshka s father Uulamets from the first book and mother are dead are wizards ever really deadMore desolate forest tricksy vodyanoi and other supernatural beasties and Cherryh does that thing also done in the later Morgaine books come to think of it where the big mostly offstage villain from the revious installment is brought into the spotlight and revealed to be just as flawed and Run for Your Life (Michael Bennett, possibly sympathetic as therotagonist. Ical vivid depiction of lonely northern forests and their supernatural inhabitants creates a believable backdrop for her three dimensional characters and their emotionally involving story Library JournalA young wizard his best friend and a woman magically restored to life find their idyllic forest existence shattered by the dark machinations of an old and implacable enemy in this seuel to Rusalka Forest spirits yard things and other magical drawn from Russian folklore add a flavor to this story of loyalty and courage Recommended for collection.
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