Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 5)

This is the end, people *sniffle*. And it really looked like it might be the end of everything for a minute there … but I’m getting ahead of myself. Thank goodness for prompts, that’s all I can say, because without this week’s prompts, as posed by the most laudable Lisa of Dear Geek Place, I’d just be a gibbering wreck. So, before we go on, the usual warning: there will be SPOILERS. Only this week those spoilers are about the absolute end of the whole series. The things that get talked about this week do not get undone or prove … Continue reading Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 5)

Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 4)

We’re moving inexorably towards the grand finale and this week the tension has ratcheted all the way up to eleven. Coherence is going to be difficult, even with this week’s prompts from the incredible imyril of There’s Always Room for One More to help me along. I shouldn’t have to say it anymore, but there will be massive, painful, heart-breaking SPOILERS from the start …   Week 4 – Chapters 31 to 42 inclusive   Take a seat. Make yourself comfortable. Now, in your own time – how are you feeling after this week’s developments? … … um … I … Continue reading Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 4)

Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 3)

Wow, there’s been some serious adventuring done this week! Vintage has been in her element, Tor has contracted the gathering information bug, and Noon has just undergone the worst session of hypnotherapy ever. Let’s talk about it all, right now!! This week’s prompts have been posed by the inimitable imyril of There’s Always Room for One More and I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: SPOILERS all the way.   Week 3 – Chapters 20 to 30 inclusive Tyranny goes full Bond villain this week. Do you think that’s the last we’ll see of her? Can there be … Continue reading Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 3)

Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 2)

  It’s the final volume of the trilogy, and yet things continue to get more and more complicated. Get ready for more new characters, more surprises and more feelings in this week’s garbled and emotionally-driven responses to the prompts posed by the most marvellous Lisa of Dear Geek Place … and if you don’t already know the deal: Warning – SPOILERS all the way!   Week 2 – Chapters 10 to 20 inclusive Noon meets ‘She Who Laughs’, after a rather unexpected departure in the middle of a battle… What’s your take on this strange ‘goddess’ and the lore drop … Continue reading Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 2)

Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 1)

Hurrah, Hurray! It’s here! The read-along for the final volume of Jen Williams’ Winnowing Flame trilogy, and oh my goodness, I’m excited! I’m hoping for answers and maybe a happy ending or two, but this is Williams we’re talking about, so who knows what we’re going to get! Let’s do this thing! This first week’s questions were posed by the most excellent imyril of There’s Always Room for One More, and, as in previous read-along posts, please beware of SPOILERS from here on out.   Week 1 – Beginning to end of Chapter 9 Enter Agent Chenlo. What are your … Continue reading Read-along: The Poison Song by Jen Williams (week 1)