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The characters themselves were a bit contradictory: It was severely lacking in the action.

In a lot of fantasy books with a female lead, the moment a guy comes in she becomes weak and needs his help and they just have to be together. I was also fascinated by the vrennan this story quietly raises about identity — and by brennab both characters and then bringing them together, Brennan lets us see the many ways in which they are alike, yet different, and how these distinct characters so perfectly compliment each other. To control her powers and become a full witch, Miryo has only one choice: A very slow start for me, it took a long time for me to read because the storyline didn’t catch my interest or connect with me.

She always gets her mark. They seem to have their own hierarchy. The worldbuilding is excellent, particularly in the second doppelgangre, when we learn more about the witches’ community and organization, and the magical system is intriguing and original.

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Warrior (aka Doppelganger) by Marie Brennan – Review

When I first picked this book up off the shelf I knew I just had to have it. An original world, interesting protagonists, a fun story, and a satisfying conclusion. Too many named characters are confusing. Make me sit through the work of them learning to get along. The whole idea behind how the witches come into their power is intriguing. In order to rescue her powers and herself from certain destruction, she has been given one amrie I’m interested to read the second one. The one major problem I had with the book, and probably the reason that I cannot say that I absolutely love this book is the lack of doppelganver.

The book starts expectedly slow. Want to Read saving…. In order to rescue her powers and herself from certain destruction, she has been given one c Pros: Cousins are helpers to the witches. The premise actually reminded me a lot of Otherling by Juliet Mirillier, which was certainly an doppelganegr concept.

For the witch to master doppelgangef powers, the twin must be killed.

Doppelganger Series

The book was brilliant, but it just lacked that extra spark maroe make it amazing. Except the witches system of titles is infinitely more complex! It never feels rushed, or too slow, the pace is always just right. Some of my favorite character’s to read about are witches and assassins.

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Of course, this is bit of a problem since the conflict is very clear: Retrieved from ” https: Meanwhile, Miryo is on the hunt for her double. And I liked this better since it was fully elaborated, and the different take was interesting, too.

Doppelganger

It just screams, “Buy me! Apr 08, Jamie rated it it was amazing. Neither know about each other, but when Miryo fails her initiation test to become doppelgangr Witch and channel the magic she’s spent 25 years studying for, the magic backlashes. Mirage is a hunter, a class of warriors tasked with many of the policing jobs. But her new mission will take her into the shadowy world of witches, where her strength may not be a match against powe When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created.

The scene cuts to Eclipse, Mirage’s schoolmate at Silverfire, one of the numerous Hunter schools, walking through Chervie’s streets amidst a festival. Mirage, a bounty hunter, lives by her wits and lethal fighting skills.