Assassin’s Quest by Robin Hobb

★★★★☆ He shall thirst for the blood of his own kin, and his thirst shall go unslaked. The Catalyst shall hunger for a hearth and children in vain, for his children shall be another’s and another’s child his own. For approximately 60% of this book I was positive it was going to be 2-3 stars…

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Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb

★★★☆☆ The exercise for centering oneself is a simple one. Stop thinking of what you intend to do. Stop thinking of what you have just done. Then, stop thinking that you have stopped thinking of those things. Then you will find the Now, the time that stretches eternal, and is really the only time there…

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Shadow’s Son by Jon Sprunk

★★★☆☆ Shadow’s Son reminds me of Night Angel. Caim is an assassin, taking lives for coin in the city of Othir. But when he is recruited on short notice to take over a job left by a rival assassin, he shows up to find that he has been set up and it will take all…

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