E–pub Download Predator's Gold AUTHOR Philip Reeve
Philip Reeve ò 9 free readE birth Fagin plenty of argon lighting and even orphans is there anyone in this story with two surviving parents For that matter is there a single admirable adult in this worldThe end of the
Book Features The Most Anticlimactic Escape Fromfeatures the most anticlimactic escape from death imaginable a character who isn t going to die even when shot point blank in the chest the
rated violence a main character running amok and the ridiculousness of two 17 year olds living together as though married and now starting a family My heart is not warmed There is little to root for and it doesn t seem that any of the characters are on destined arcs or that there s anything important for any character to do in the storyReeve is disappointingly vague in his descriptions even where it would ve been easy enough to do a bit of research and really enhance the scenes he writes Here s one example Masgard drew his sword and swished it to and fro practicing flashy fencing moves as he advanced on her 292Swished it to and fro Flashy fencing moves This is how you write when all you know about fencing is movie swordfighting But I expect an author to demonstrate a little research when thinking about his world I don t need him to show off fencing jargon but I d like to know that I can trust that the author is picturing everything that s happening not just that people are sort of swooshing swords at each otherThe most disappointing *Aspect Of This Series * of this series far and especially this book is its low value on human life People are slaughtered in gruesome ways and most people are little than nameless cogs in the wheels of Municipal Darwinism I find little that is kind good and compassionate in this series which is nrealistic not to mention not much fun to read Let s start with the good because there s still a lot of good in there Namely the world building The idea of transforming cities into animals preying on each other in a broken ecosystem that slowly moves on towards its doom is great and Cross My Heart and Hope to Die uite elaborate Predators prey scavengers and parasites compete together in a world that is marching towards its end as Municipal Darwinism encourages a large scale destruction of all available resources and brings back slavery and inhuman treatments of prisoners It s a particularly elegant way to answer theestion are humans just like animals after all showing what would become of the world if humans decided that it s okay to behave. Ied little town across the wastelands Soon London will feed In the attack Tom Natsworthy is flung from the speeding city with a murderous. Will continue to read so far so good Predator s Gold takes the action of Mortal Engines this time to the polar Ice Wastes where we board the once majestic now largely deserted fallen city of Anchorage Reeve continues the creative flair he showed in the first book pages abound with mercenaries parasitic vessels and pirate lairs and diabolical scientific experiments Once again the world building is nothing short of staggering but these books are so much than that as it is Reeve s ability to paint a visual picture with words along with phenomenal characterization that really make these books so Travels of an Ordinary Man Australia utterly compelling and so highly rewarding to read It definitely had it sps and downsI m not A Cidade e as Serras uite sure if Predator s Gold fell into the second book syndrome but it did have it s fair share of moments I love the world building and all that jazz but the romance part of this book just threw me for a loop I don t reallynderstand the drunken kiss or why that girl thought she could replace my girl Hester in his mind but whatever the kiss happened I love Tom and Hester nothing will make me nlove them But something was definitely off between them this time around which kind of annoyed me to no end Throw in a lover rated violence
triangle and I m annoyed even I just want Tom and Hester no one else Otherand I m annoyed even I just "want Tom and Hester no one else Other all of that the audios are entertaining but I really "Tom and Hester no one else Other all of that the audios are entertaining but I really that the next book will be tons better than this one Oh and no love triangles please Book 1 Mortal Engines was disappointing Book 2 is worse I sense that there is an interesting story happening in Reeve s steampunk world but it s always just beyond the edges of the story he s actually telling Somewhere in this world multiple factions plot against each other and a world war is beginning But Predator s Gold isn t that story It s the story of three nderage minors the bland hero Tom Hester the Historys Strongest Disciple Kenichi Vol 1 ultra violent girl with half a face and Freya the self centered fat ice princess and their petty jealousies andnbelievable naivety It s as though Reeve has taken all of my least favorite parts of Harry Potter and put them into a story with none of the magic or charm This book teaches the reader the words polynya an area of nfrozen sea water surrounded by ice and limpet relating to or denoting certain weapons that are attached to their targets by magnetic or adhesive properties and resist removal as well as including a predictable Stalker Welcome to the astounding world of Predator Cities Emerging from its hiding place in the hills the great Traction City is chasing a terrif.
Please Get A Ten Year Moratory On Stories Where Femaleget a ten year moratory on stories where female are solely motivated by their ovaries emotional state Like could we try to have plots that are influenced by the action
of female characters but NOT by the stupid things women do when they in loveattached to someonebereaved and all Andfemale characters but NOT the stupid things women do when they re in loveattached to someonebereaved and all And I know emotion can be a powerful motive and women can and do feel emotion and some women would really behave like that and I d like to get that argument out the the discussion already because there are ALSO women who act out of rational motives who have political views who can put their ideals and their personal feelings in the balance and strangely enough they sovery rarely make their way into a book I don t care if some women would really act like that Not all women would and I m stating to feel that nothing less than a ten year moratory can reestablish the balanceThat s not the only problem I m sorry to say the characters are on the whole either clich or completely nderdeveloped There s constant talk that the hero Tom is such a nice altruistic person but we never see him do something nice and altruistic in the whole novel so he just comes out as flat Hester is mostly a conventional girl hero with low self esteem who will do all sorts of stupid things because she s in love with her man wising A Gin-Pissing-Raw-Meat-Dual-Carburetor-V8-Son-of-a-Bitch from Los Angeles up in the end but still All right so she s disfigured and therefore she has to be interesting somehow because it s so audacious of the author to have angly female hero I ll grant it s an Cracked (Soul Eaters, unconventional choice but I d like to point out that 1 since we never hear the end of howgly she is in the end that s pretty much her only salient trait and 2 so now it s enough to create an Party Politics in America ugly female character to make her interesting Nice way to reduce women to their looks folks Saying that only beauty makes value or that beinggly is a sufficient condition to make a female protagonist interesting is about the same in my bookIn the end I finished the book because the world still fascinated me but even that fascination is not enough to counter the profound boredom the characters and the flimsy fee fee driven plot have instillated in me I won t be reading on. Scar faced girl They must run for their lives through the wreckage and face a terrifying new weapon that threatens the future of the world. ,