Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke & Bone Series, by Laini Taylor

By Laini Taylor

As soon as upon a time, an angel and a satan fell in love and dared to visualize a global freed from bloodshed and war.

this isn't that world.

Ar scholar and monster's apprentice Karou ultimately has the solutions she has consistently sought. She is aware who she is--and what she is. yet with this data comes one other fact she might provide something to undo: She enjoyed the enemy and he betrayed her, and an international suffered for it.

during this wonderful sequel to the hugely acclaimed Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Karou needs to make a decision how a long way she'll visit avenge her humans. choked with heartbreak and wonder, secrets and techniques and very unlikely offerings, Days of Blood & Starlight reveals Karou and Akiva on opposing aspects as an age-old struggle stirs again to life.

whereas Karou and her allies construct a great military in a land of dirt and starlight, Akiva wages a unique type of conflict: a conflict for redemption. For hope.

yet can any wish be salvaged from the ashes in their damaged dream?

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His eyes flew up, went white. His legs turned to spaghetti. He dropped to the floor like a marionette with cut strings. He lay there still, unconscious. But it was too late. His call for help was already being answered. I heard what must’ve been half a dozen people running toward me—thunderous footsteps getting louder and louder. I looked around. I was in an empty hallway with solid walls of cinder block. But there, at the end of the hall, was a black square—a window with the panes painted over.

It was the perfect word to describe my mother. Now don’t get me wrong. Mom was a pretty good mom, all in all. There were a couple of times in my life when she even approached Mom Greatness. She was just . . timorous. Timid, fearful. Prone to be apprehensive. As in frightened out of her wits about every little thing. Are you feeling all right? You don’t look good. Do you have a fever? Wash your hands after you touch that or you’ll get sick. Don’t walk on the road after six, the cars can’t see you.

Where are my parents? ” Chunky and Rat Face looked at each other. Chunky shrugged. Rat Face laughed. ’” he mimicked me. “What do you think, we’re idiots? ” “I mean it,” I said. “I don’t know where I am. I don’t know what’s happening. Why are you doing this to me? ” I lifted my foot up and down, up and down. Never give in. Chunky stepped up close to the chair and looked down at me. ” he said. “Didn’t I show you what happens to smart punks? ” “Come on, we oughta do this,” Rat Face told him nervously.

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