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Tag Archives: Colonel Exposition
Life & Death Chapter 16
Perhaps one of the best things about the Twilight series is the pockets of actual story buried around. My go to example happens to be Jasper. A Civil War era vampire who fought in vampire turf wars? Sign me the … Continue reading
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Life & Death Chapter 15
Nothing quite like closing a chapter by having a character go to sleep, eh? How else can you stop a chapter otherwise? It might be possible to just end where the last notable, i.e. interesting, thing happens. That’s a slippery … Continue reading
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Life & Death Chapter 14
Given the prevalence in the series, I still have to ask why Bella/Beau is too stupid to ask about the sparkling. I’ve already complained about how obnoxious it is that Ed seemed to think it was scary. I cannot imagine … Continue reading
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Tempted Chapters 8 & 9
Chapter 8 We now go to Stevie for the weather. Zoey will be back, after this. This is the chapter where Stevie will decide to help the nameless raven, who I shall hereafter dub the Crow for the sake of … Continue reading
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Split Second Chapters 8 & 9
Chapter 8 We rejoin Michelle who’s sitting at a table, watching Walter Bishop pace back and forth. The narrator assures us he’s a man very high up in the Secret Service and that they’re deep inside a government building. Damn, … Continue reading
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Hunted Chapter 25
Zoey is stupid I repeat to everyone for the hundredth time. I don’t mind stupid characters though. For example—and I’m sorry I keep going back to this well but it works—in the Wheel of Time series, there’s a lot of … Continue reading
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Sealed with a Curse Chapter 1
And so it begins. Our setting is Sacramento, California and our girl, Celia, and her sisters are in trouble y’all. She’s forced the four of them into a vampire court. But why? I’m going to assume they forgot to vampire proof their trash cans … Continue reading
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Keeping It Real Chapter 6
Am I the only one that hates how assassins are portrayed in a lot of stories? Like here, Zal gets a death threat with an exact time of when they’ll move on him. How stupid can these people get? I … Continue reading
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Marked Chapter 9
There’s something about the vampire school that’s given me pause. Besides the gas burners filing the place with deadly gases, I mean. It’s the question of how this school gets paid. Especially since this place has all sorts of ornate … Continue reading
Posted in House of Night, Recap, Spork Tagged Colonel Exposition, Nothing is Happening, Snooty Equals Evil 10 Comments