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Zenjamen
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Hello.
Have currently been reading songmaster... But I had to stop.


I have just gotten to the part where it is clear that Johesf and Anset are about to have a sexual and/or a romantic relationship.

And I cant continue on.

At first, I thought it might be my lack of contact with homosexuality that turned me off.
But no. Even if, in my mind I made anset A girl, it did not change how I felt.


A bigger part of it is the age difference, but even that is not the problem.
I would have preferred Ansset to have a mutual sexual relationship with Mikal then with Josif.


the reason for how I feel about this is because of Kyaren.
She Loves Josif and Ansset.
She is the confidant of Ansset, and the mother of Josif's son.
Both have a responsibility to her.

Kyaren was a bitter woman, who will not take betrayal well.


This is a horrible train wreck that both Ansset and Josif should (and probibly do) see coming a mile away.

But do not avert it because of a combination of curiosity and self-sabotaging lust.

If only Josif would explain the danger out in the open to Ansset exactly how he explained it to Kyaren... But I suppose weakness comes at the moment of truth for some.


Anyways, I was wondering how long this aspect of the plot will continue on, I just cant watch the train wreck happen. I just know It will make me lose respect for these characters.

You can spoil it for me if you want, its a good book, and excellent writing as always, but im not exactly attached to any of the main characters. (except perhaps for Kyran.)

[ July 13, 2008, 06:01 PM: Message edited by: Zenjamen ]

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Shawshank
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Read it anyways. Trust me- otherwise you'll never have the experience of having read the work. It's really the end of the book that is my favorite part. And yeah- that part squicked me out a little bit I won't lie- but read it, it's ending is tremendously beautiful.
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Keep reading, don't be afraid of train wrecks, they only make the good feel that much better.
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Finish it.

The biggest problem you'll have is that the story ends 30 pages before the book does.

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quote:
Originally posted by Zenjamen:
This is a horrible train wreck that both Ansset and Josif should (and probibly do) see coming a mile away.

But do not avert it because of a combination of curiosity and self-sabotaging lust.


Failing to avoid a mistake due to that "combination of curiosity and self-sabotaging lust" just means the characters are believable and human.

And I love that.

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