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Favorite Book of The Second Apocalypse

The Darkness That Comes Before
6 (42.9%)
The Warrior-Prophet
6 (42.9%)
The Thousandfold Thought
1 (7.1%)
The Judging Eye
0 (0%)
The White-Luck Warrior
1 (7.1%)
The Great Ordeal
0 (0%)
The Unholy Consult
0 (0%)

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Favorite TSA Book

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« Reply #15 on: August 25, 2014, 10:24:58 pm »
THE WARRIOR PROPHET

Because:
-Cnaiur's descent into madness (portraying it as 'forgetting' seems perfect to me)
-so many battles!  Mengedda, Anwurat, AND Caraskand!
-the miraculous, impossible finish, the heart scene and the indomitable conviction battle
-Akka schools the spires, so fucking overwhelming
-Akka thinking about books in the Sareotic Library
-Kellhus vs Skinspies
-Cnaiur vs Sarcellus
-watching the holy war succumb to Kellhus through Cnaiur's eyes
-narrative seemed pleasing fast and linear which i thought tdtcb could have had more of
-the wicked start, the dragon dream, first time to see cant of calling?
-the horror of Aurax at the end
-the desperation of crossing the desert and starving in Caraskand

EDIT: OMG, forgot the first moment of demon-summoning!  This turned my view upside down about the series, since before Iyokus first used the daimos, I believed like Kellhus--that the Outside was either a lie or empty of agencies.  Not so!