Short Story Review: The Need for Overwhelming Sensation – Bogi Takács

Capricious, Issue One (Capricious, #1)Iryu and eir’s Master run a ship powered by pain magic. When a well known politician enters their ship looking for emergency transport, both Iryu and eir’s Master have no idea what the trip will bring them and their relationship.

Why this story?: Once again, my friend Corey introduced me to this one. I knew the author from twitter, but had been looking for some of eir’s stories.

Note: The Need for Overwhelming Sensation is a story within Capricious, Issue #1. This review is only for Takács’s piece.

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Review: Age of Swords (Legends of the First Empire #2) – Michael J. Sullivan

Age of Swords (The Legends of the First Empire, #2)With the death of Gryndal, the people of Dahl Rhen realize that war with the Fhrey, with gods, is inevitable. Persephone takes her clan to Dahl Tirre after an attack to help appoint a keenig, a leader for their people, but soon realizes that they need weapons. And only the Dherg can help with that.

Why this book?: It’s Michael J. Sullivan, and a sequel to an amazing book. Why not this book?

I would like to thank the people at Del Rey for allowing me to have an ARC of this book via NetGalley.

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