[Reading] ➬ Transformation (Rai-Kirah, #1) ➳ Carol Berg – Loufanet.info

Re posted from Alright, let s get this out the way straight up That first cover is ridiculous And not in a good way I mean, who looked at that image of a scantily glad gentlemen with enormous green wings on a cliff top and thought, yup, perfect I mean, the covers for Revelation and Restoration aren t exactly awesome either, but compared to Transformation Yikes.Which sucks Because I suspect that that cover is bad enough to stop people from readi Re posted from Alright, let s get this out the way straight up That first cover is ridiculous And not in a good way I mean, who looked at that image of a scantily glad gentlemen with enormous green wings on a cliff top and thought, yup, perfect I mean, the covers for Revelation and Restoration aren t exactly awesome either, but compared to Tra Ten years ago I would have liked Transformation a lotBack when I used to enjoy high fantasy this book would have been memorable Now Now I m trying to get back to the genre but not doing very well, mostly because I m tired of reading about the same things over and over again Medieval setting, a conquering empire on the rise, boring court life, boring court intrigue, boring political maneuverings, ridiculously exacerbating nobles, tiresome royalty, etc etc One exception is I still find Ten years ago I would have liked Transformation a lotBack when I used to enjoy high fantasy this book would have been memorable Now Carol Berg has not yet written a book I didn t love Her books are full of cruelly treated souls with ultimate deliverance Although her books rarely end in tragedy at least not universal tragedy , you cannot count on an entirely happy ending either You can be reasonably sure your favorite people will survive, but they may sustain significant damage, mental and physical, on the way The common denominator of her heroes and heroines is that they ve suffered Sometimes, they know why, sometimes Carol Berg has not yet written a book I didn t love Her books are full of cruelly treated souls with ultimate deliverance Although her books rarely end in tragedy at least not universal tragedy , you can I loved this story It s intriguing and compelling, yet at first it was difficult to relate to the protagonists I m not sure I fully managed by the end of the book but the depth of their tale, the original world building, the incredible characterization and the emotional ramifications to different decisions worked so well for me that I immersed with ease in the narrative and was always eager to turn the pages.As I ve come to appreciate from Carol Berg, her storytelling is ingenious, deceptively I loved this story It s intriguing and compelling, yet at first it was difficult to relate to the protagonists I m not sure I fully managed by the end of the book but the depth of their tale, the original world building, the incredible characterization and the emotional ramifications to different decisions worked so well for me that I immersed with ease in the narrative and was always eager to turn the pages.As I ve come to appreciate from Carol Berg, her storytelling is ingenious, deceptively light She shows rather than tell the story, which is voiced in first person, and only in retrospect I can see the meticulous work behind the structure of the book, what makes all the ingredients of a tale writing style, characters, settings, situations, emotions and plot merge into something unique.Here Berg s narrative talent truly shines, the plot itself is not terribly original and there are some clich s, but it PDF Epub Transformation Rai Kirah, 1 Author Carol Berg Contra Saustall.eu Seyonne Is A Man Waiting To Die He Has Been A Slave For Sixteen Years, Almost Half His Life, And Has Lost Everything Of Meaning To Him His Dignity, The People And Homeland He Loves, And The Warden S Power He Used To Defend An Unsuspecting World From The Ravages Of Demons Seyonne Has Made Peace With His Fate With Strict Self Discipline He Forces Himself To Exist Only In The Present Moment And To Avoid The Pain Of Hope Or Caring About Anyone But From The Moment He Is Sold To The Arrogant, Careless Prince Aleksander, The Heir To The Derzhi Empire, Seyonne S Uneasy Peace Begins To Crumble And When He Discovers A Demon Lurking In The Derzhi Court, He Must Find Hope And Strength In A Most Unlikely Place I ve been intending to read Transformation for a long time A friend recommended it to me, telling me to ignore the terrible cover, but I still let it sit on my virtual shelf for far too long Thanks to my TBR challenge, I finally got around to it I really loved it, and wish I d read it sooner This is a book that deservesattention, and I agree ignore the cover It s a Fantasy that takes place in a large, greedy empire that gobbles up its neighbors and uses wide scale slavery The cultur I ve been intend I was truly shocked to read the other reviews and realize that many perceived this as the queer book that didn t I write gay fiction myself, and read tons of it It never even occurred to me in reading this that they might be gay, or should be, for that matter.I think what makes this one of The Best Character Relationship books I ve ever read is that it doesn t muddle the issue with lust and sex Bravo to Ms Berg for accomplishing it because it s harder to pen such a poignant relationship wh I was truly shocked to read the other reviews and realize that many perceived this as the queer book that didn t I write gay fiction myself, and r 4.0 stars This is a well written, original, epic fantasy story with well drawn, three dimensional characters and a very intricate plot Some pacing problems and a few slow parts keep this from getting a five star rating but I will certainly read the next book in the series Recommended. Final rating 4.75 5 starsFinal rating for the whole series 4.25 5 starsI love old books, sometimes they are much better than the newer ones as most of the ideas were seen I loved the world building in this one and I honestly can t wait to finish the trilogy I have finished the trilogy and have no regrets.If you love angst this is the right book for you If you want to feel a lot of pain a I loved this I am shocked and delighted by how much I loved this It s an original world combined with all the pleasures of a really slashy bit of fanfic There are slavefic and wingfic elements, and demons and destiny, and it all sounds really cheesy, but like really good fic, it transcends these clich s The relationship bet Transformation (Rai-Kirah, #1)


About the Author: Carol Berg

Carol Berg is the author of the epic fantasy The Books of the Rai kirah, The Bridge of D Arnath Quartet, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award winning Lighthouse Duet Flesh and Spirit and Breath and Bone the standalone novel Song of the Beast , and the three novels of the Collegia Magica.Berg holds a degree in mathematics from Rice University, and a degree in computer science from the University of Co Carol Berg is the author of the epic fantasy The Books of the Rai kirah, The Bridge of D Arnath Quartet, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award winning Lighthouse Duet Flesh and Spirit and Breath and Bone the standalone novel Song of the Beast , and the three novels of the Collegia Magica.Berg holds a degree in mathematics from Rice University, and a degree in computer science from the University of Colorado Before writing full time, she worked as a software engineer She lives in Colorado at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, and is the mother of three mostly grown sons


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