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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:56 pm

Burned was slow it took me longer to read thean any of the other books.
It usually only takes me not even a day to read the books.
Burned took me a while:/
But it still was a good book:)
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:35 pm

Burned wasn't boring to me, but it does make a great case for combining all of HON into a single volume once the series is complete.

Taken as part of the greater storyline, Burned is more of an introspective section for the most part.

As for mixing Native American and Celtic mythology, P.C. has a history of blending mythologies in her novels (see the Partholon books), and I've never been confused by it.

Plus P.C. has a Celtic fetish, methinks...or at least reeeally likes guys in kilts.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:36 pm

none of the books bored me
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:40 pm

Nonny~~* wrote:
I loved the books when I first read them, but it's getting increasingly hard for me to finish them these days.
It took me a while to finish Tempted but Burned is ridiculous for me.

I've had it since May, and I'm still less than half way through.
I just think all they're doing is sitting around talking about how to awaken Zoey, or about how much SR fancies a bird man.

If anyone wants to sum it up for me, they can, I don't think I'm going to finish it.

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Stevie Rae's point of view is awful though. :/
Same with Rephaims.



I know exactly how you feel. Yes I got seriously bored with Tempted and then even worse with Burned. I literally forced myself to read them just so I didn't have to avoid spoiler topics.

I also agree with your opinion on Stevie Rae's point of view, I really didn't like it. I think the storyline I'm not liking the most is the Stevie Rae and Rephaim thing...it's weird and creeps me out plus I don't want to read about her weird attraction to the bird man >.<
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:54 am

I found it refreshing to get away from all that boy drama that follows Z everywhere she goes for a while. I admit that some parts were a little slow. I think that as far as the series is concerned, she might be in the middle of a transition. Maybe she's coming up to the point where she's switching the point of view off of Z and to everyone else and thinks that doing it little by little will be a bit easier than doing it all at once. I mean who knows really.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Wed Oct 06, 2010 11:55 am

I didn't find it too broing but it could be from another point of view. All you need to do is set a day when your going to spend all day reading til you finish or go to sleep. Thats what i did. I read it on a staurday.

Hope this helps! X
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:38 am

I felt that this book was really rushed. A lot of things were all smushed together, every even back to back with all the others. PC and Kristen had a week to play with a In-universe time-line, but everything that happens all occurs in two/three days. I think they should have spaced things out. Because they haven't done this nearly all the subplots have been left hanging.

  • The subplot with the Rogue Red Fledglings. Essentially, nothing has developed there. I mean Nicole showed her true colours in Tempted, she proved she was more then capable and willing to kill people. It was also pretty obvious to everybody else who's side Nicole had chosen. Attempting to make Stevie Rae fry like a hamburger on the roof of the tower was not a subtle message. Why bother mentioning them at all? What happened between Stevie Rae and Dallas in the tunnels could have happened without five Fledglings being killed.
  • The subplot with the Vampyre High Council. What was going on with them while Zoey's soul was shattered? Had they postponed their electing of a Vampyre High Priestess? Or was that still going on?
  • What on Earth was Neferet doing the whole time? Seeing around drinking martinies? Was she renovating the Palace of Capri? She said it was really run down, how is she living there? I can't imagine Neferet wanting to live somewhere sub-standard. What about all her stuff she left behind at the House of Night? What happened to her Cat Skylar?
  • What happened to Heath? Did they already have the funeral? Was the body already sent back to Tulsa? What on Earth is the House of Night doing about that? Are they going to help pay for the funeral costs of the Luck's only son? Is Kalona going to recieve any punishment for killing a human?


Don't get me wrong, i throughly enjoyed Burned. But there are a lot of questions that haven't been answered and a lot of issues that seemed to have been swept under the rug.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:07 am

I agree, I felt like a lot of the subplots were just loose ends. It's like they were just fillers to get from point A to point B. I think that when she abandoned Nyx, she abandoned her cat. That's at least how I see it. The other stuff, idk. Maybe they figured since it's not important they'll just bring it up to fill the pages and not go into detail.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:26 am

Thank you. I've told I'm just being anal by others Very Happy. Yeah, but what has Skylar been doing in the meantime? Just wandering around the House of Night? Who's feeding him? I mean i understand if they answer all these questions in Awakened, but i jus don't understand why they couldn't have been answered in Burned.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:55 am

Well, how many books are left?
There's potentially plenty of time to further develop/wrap up the dangling subplots.

I agree that several of the books have felt rushed, as if the Casts were trying to meet a deadline and didn't have time to go back and streamline everything.

Makes me wonder if a future rewrite/reprint is in order...
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:43 pm

well there's supposedly 12 books in total, Awakened will be book number 8 and supposedly the last three books will be about the Red Fledglings.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:47 pm

there are alot of rumours about the last books, like multiple POV, but I think it would be good if they cleared up all the question marks that the other books have left, Neferet's cat Skylar being one of them.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:08 am

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Thank you. I've told I'm just being anal by others Very Happy. Yeah, but what has Skylar been doing in the meantime? Just wandering around the House of Night? Who's feeding him? I mean i understand if they answer all these questions in Awakened, but i jus don't understand why they couldn't have been answered in Burned.

Maybe other fledglings are helping to take care of him much like someone would take in a stray cat. I just think they didn't feel it was an important part of the plot so they never went into detail talking about what happened to him. I think they should because it would only go into further detail about how important it is for every fledgling/vamp to have a cat and how the relationship between the two is deeper than just having a cat choose you because you're marked. Like how people thought black cats were familiars to witches that helped them with magic.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:35 pm

I've been hesitating on buying Burned, because Tempted was really hard for me to finish, and I find the books have been getting repetitive and boring lately. Zoey's guy problems had me in a rage, and the Stevie Rae thing was like...whut??

I'm pretty sure that Tempted was spanned over a day...and I've heard that Burned was over three days. I'm starting to get turned off by the series, but I do want to get back into it because I did like them in the beginning, that's why I kept reading them up until Tempted.

So...should I buy Burned? I do want to find out what happens and finish the series.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:40 am

@Sapphire = Burned is a book that you might not enjoy every moment of it, but has a lot of significant moments in it. It's not something you can skip over, well i don't think you can. I enjoyed the book a lot, i just thought it had some problems.

@Lilith of Night = I think you're right as well. I think the Cats are an important part of Vampyre. I think it's also interesting to note that Stark thus far is the only Red Vampyre/Fledgling that has a familiar.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:15 am

Maybe in the handbook it'll explain how the cats are so important to vampyres.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:34 pm

Hmm... I hope so. Also, where are the other Raven Mockers? Even in Tempted there were no mention of them, and there was no mention of them in Burned either.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:36 am

That would be interesting to know. Did they follow Kalona and Neferet to Italy or did they stay near the HoN? Did they go into hiding until they're called again?
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:40 am

I know that at the end of Hunted they flew off after Kalona and Neferet but that's the only mention they get. I mean other than Rephaim and the ones that died and were left behind.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:48 am

Yea, so what happened to the ones that were left behind?
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:54 am

No as, the Raven Mockers that were killed and their dead bodies were left behind. The dead bodies of the Raven Mockers at the House of Night were burnt in a pyre, away from Anastasia's pyre. I don't know what happened to the dead bodies that were found at the Benedict Abbey. Stevie Rae got real mad about the fact that the guys placed the bodies in the dumpsters
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Fri Oct 22, 2010 11:42 am

i don't care that the books are spanned over just a few days - even though it's completely unbelievable that so much happend in just a few days. For example all the emotional things. falling in love and such. that needs more than a few days. but i try not to look at this unrealistic time-desaster Wink
but i loved Burned for the fact that there were some much happenings. the other books were just too full with some romance-bullsh** from Zoey, the story didn't go on. But Burned really pushed the whole story a lot!
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Sat Oct 23, 2010 5:58 am

@Dandelion = Lol, that was one of the reasons why i liked it so much as well. No Zoey Boy-Drama, though it kinda looked like Stevie Rae was attempting to make up for it :p. The in-universe timeline is thing that annoys me the most of this series.
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Sat Oct 23, 2010 6:07 am

i don't think that SR would have the same boy drama like Zoey, cause she does not fall in love with every guy who crosses her way. so i guess it wouldn't become a boy drama like Zoey Wink
and i guess she is not able any more to chose Dallas, cause he's now super-evil?^^
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PostSubject: Re: Did Burned bore you?   Sat Oct 23, 2010 6:12 am

Fair enough lol, in my eyes Stevie Rae didn't cheat on anyone.
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