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The White-Luck Warrior Conclusion (SPOILERS) posted 18 July 2011 in The Great Ordeal [supposed]The White-Luck Warrior Conclusion (SPOILERS) by Truth Shines, Candidate

I didn't think much of the betrayal by the skin eaters. It was telegraphed from the very beginning. It feels almost like Bakker is saying -- "well, you guys have fulfilled your function, off you go." I did find the very end quite surprising: a true twist/cliffhanger, which has never happened before.

In every previous book, the ends flow naturally from the early plot development and form natural stops. At the end of TDTCB, it's the start of the march of the Holy War after long preparations; at the end of TWP, it's the victory of the Holy War against the Padirajah, the decisive victory against the Fanim; at the end of the TTT, it's the ascension of Kehllhus to the throne of Aspect-Emperor, the expected end of the story arc for the "prince of nothing"; at the end of TJE, it's the skin eaters breaking through Cil-Aujas, a good waypoint on a long journey.

Here, it's something that I never saw coming: the Dunyain, disappearing?! <!-- s:shock: --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_eek.gif" alt=":shock:" title="Shocked" /><!-- s:shock: --> Honestly I have no idea what to think. Any hypothesis? view post


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