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A plucky street urchin Azoth wants to be a wetboy Which is basically an assassin on steroids Minus the unfortunate side effects of acne, neck hump, obesity, testicular atrophy, and man boobsThese are just some of the images that come up in the internet search for wetboyAlso, call me immature, but when you call your magical artifact ka kari, despite the mandatory fantasy apostrophe, the kaka part inevitably elicits immature giggles from me Dear writers, please be careful in yo A plucky street urchin Azoth wants to be a wetboy Which is basically an assassin on steroids Minus the unfortunate side effects of acne, neck hump, obesity, testicular atrophy, and man boobsThese are just some of the images that come up in the internet search for wetboyAlso, call me immature, but when you call your magical artifact ka kari, despite the mandatory fantasy apostrophe, the kaka part inevitably elicits immature giggles from me Dear writers, please be careful in your word choices Anyway, as I said above, our plucky street urchin hello, fantasy trope Azoth strives to become a super assassin under the tutelage of Durzo Blint, a cruel badass wetboy but deep, deep, deeeeeeep down inside he is, of course, a caring mentor in his own gruffy way hello, another tropeHe gets his wish after a few counts of child rape and child mutilation but relax, it doe 1.5 5Do you know what punishments I ve endured for my crimes, my sins I read The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks, I think that s punishment enough for my sins.This novel had a promising start, I really enjoyed the start and was excited to fangirl over this novel for eternity, as everyone already knows I am Brent Weeks trash I m not ashamed to admit it So I expected to absolutely adore this book, to be submerged in feels and just want to cuddle it for long hours and cry tears of 1.5 5Do you know what punishments I ve endured for my crimes, my sins I read The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks, I think that s punishment enough for my sins.This novel had a promising start, I really enjoyed the start and was excited to fangirl over this novel for eternity, as everyone already knows I am Brent Weeks trash I m not ashamed to admit it So I expected to absolutely adore this book, to be submerged in feels and just want to cuddle it for long hours and cry tears of adoration Having a promising start and being quite fun I thought I d hit the lottery It starts off with some Locke Lamorr vibes, a bunch of young children living in a guild A tiny 9 year old girl gets cut up for fun and a young The Way of Shadows is so laughably bad, I thought it was satire Let me give you an example So, near the end of the book, the protagonist is about to express his love to this girl after like 20 years of lusting, and at this point in the story, there s been a little cursing, the violence is PG 13 and badly written, all very YA So, our protagonist approaches his lady and says to her this is a direct quote I think you re the most beautiful woman I ve ever seen And the purest I m not asking y The Way of Shadows is so laughably bad, I thought it was satire Let me give you an example So, near the end of the book, the protagonist is about to express his love to this girl after like 20 years of lusting, and at this point in the story, there s been a little cursing, the violence is PG 13 and 3.5 starsI don t ask you to like reality I only ask you to be strong enough to face it Durzo Blint is Cenaria s most feared killer Azoth is a frightened little boy living on the streets Through a series of coincidences, the two come together in the dark underworld of the capital, and the guild rat becomes the assassin s apprentice.The only thing you know about the plot is that you re following Azoth s journey from the streets to becoming a top notch killer That can make things a bit confus 3.5 starsI don t ask you to like reality I only ask From New York Times Bestselling Author Brent Weeks For Durzo Blint, Assassination Is An Art And He Is The City S Most Accomplished Artist For Azoth, Survival Is Precarious Something You Never Take For Granted As A Guild Rat, He S Grown Up In The Slums, And Learned To Judge People Quickly And To Take Risks Risks Like Apprenticing Himself To Durzo Blint.But To Be Accepted, Azoth Must Turn His Back On His Old Life And Embrace A New Identity And Name As Kylar Stern, He Must Learn To Navigate The Assassins World Of Dangerous Politics And Strange Magics And Cultivate A Flair For Death. New individual reviews are on the way Until then, make your self comfortable with this sorry excuse of a review This review is for the whole series spoiler free.This is, by far, my favorite fantasy story of all times It begins as a personal story of a kid apprenticed to an Assassin, and ends as an EPIC fantasy story, including amazing magic, mystical artifacts, Immortals, Godkings, and of course politics Both character world building are impressive Its architecture is delicate and New individual reviews are on the way Until then, make your self comfortable with this sorry excuse of a review This review is for the whole series spoiler free.This is, by far, my favorite fantasy story of all times It begins as a personal sto I liked this book, although it didn t tread the newest ground ever, the characters were interesting and the plot held my attention I think the only thing lacking was the world building, it was confusing and I found it hard to really get a grasp on everything that was happening politically BUT I recommend it highly, especially to people who like Robert Jordan, Joe Abercrombie, Stephen Erikson Robin Ho If Charles Dickens was born in 1977 and grew up playing Dungeons and Dragons and then World of Warcraft and reading sword and sorcery mags and playing online games and who liked wearing a cowled hoody all the time he may have come up with a book much like Brent Weeks The Way of Shadows.This is a good book I was prepared to dislike it, thinking that it would be a pulpy X Box serialization or a campy Assassin s Creed type fantasy and both descriptions are fairly accurate but it is also muc If Charles Dickens was born in 1977 and grew up playing Dungeons and Dragons and then World of Warcraft and reading sword and sorcery mags and playing online games and who liked wearing a cowled hoody all the time he may have come up with a book much like Brent Weeks The Way of Shadows.This is a good book I was prepared to dislike it, thinking that it would be a pulpy X Box serialization or a campy Assassin There are a few authors, Joe Abercrombie included, whose books I ve read in large part because everything they ve said outside of their novels on blogs, etc has been hilarious and witty and they don t take themselves too seriously Brent Weeks or Sussex Monthsyes I still think it s funny is one of those authors.One of the reasons it s taken me this long to get to this book is because I think the cover is awful I know cover art doesn t really effect anything and probably shouldn t anyway There are a few authors, Joe Abercrombie Likeable, really, but something made this a hard book to delve into and get lost in the story Could be the gritty scrabble of life in the mud of the Warrens Could be that while character building was excellent, the world outside the Warrens lacks details, even as we meet the characters living there Could be I ve read too many stories lately with heroes of questionable ethics, and I need to cleanse my palate with light and fluffy taking applications for light and fluffy.Halfway through Fou Likeable, really, but something made th The Way of Shadows (Night Angel, #1)


About the Author: Brent Weeks

Brent Weeks was born and raised in Montana After getting his paper keys from Hillsdale College, Brent had brief stints walking the earth like Caine from Kung Fu, tending bar, and corrupting the youth Not at the same time He started writing on bar napkins, then on lesson plans, then full time Eventually, someone paid him for it Brent lives in Oregon with his wife, Kristi He doesn t own cats Brent Weeks was born and raised in Montana After getting his paper keys from Hillsdale College, Brent had brief stints walking the earth like Caine from Kung Fu, tending bar, and corrupting the youth Not at the same time He started writing on bar napkins, then on lesson plans, then full time Eventually, someone paid him for it Brent lives in Oregon with his wife, Kristi He doesn t own cats or wear a ponytail


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