When needs must


Alternatives included “words are wind”, “nuncle”, “dark wings, dark words” and “much and more”, the last of which was used an astonishing 30 times during the course of A Dance With Dragons.

I finally got around to reading the latest book in a series I started 8 years ago, and it’s nice to get reacquainted with everyone, but I don’t know.  The plot moved along at a fair old speed in comparison to A Feast for Crows, but the writing has taken a serious hit.  For a book that had at least six years to be written, it sure seemed rushed, even sloppy in places.  I don’t know how it got past an editor.

I mean, how many times can you make a joke about nipples on a breastplate?

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