Scalped, Vol. 8: You Gotta Sin to Get Saved (Scalped #8)
Fifteen years ago, Dashiell “Dash” Bad Horse ran away from a life of poverty and hopelessness on the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation in search of something better. Now he’s come back home armed with nothing but a set of nunchucks, a hell-bent-for-leather attitude and one dark secret, to find nothing much has changed on “The Rez” – short of a gli...more
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This book is still drawing out the drama and suspense on addressing which circle of hell this express train of pain will crash. My patience is starting to stretch, as I ...more
As the name of this volume suggests, this is a story of redemption and being again. Some, like Dino and Catcher may have some pretty bad experiences but all in all, this pretty much sets up the stage for thw climax.
A bit fast paced, the plot is cohesive throughout, very dramatic, complicated (in a good way), even funny in one spot... Everyone's histories are catching up with them, characters have learned from their pasts, dues are paid in blood. I can feel the end of the story approaching, but don't want to let go of this series!
The writer, Jason Aaron, is a force to reckon with and definitely to be watched and followed (though he's working on superheroes rig ...more
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The complexity of the love stories of Dash and Carol, Dash's Mom and Carol's Dad, and those that they set aside is continuously intriguing and heart breaking.
Unfortunately, the art interfered with my interpretation of events at the end of the book.
Yet, that may have been the artists intent.
I woke up early to finish this book.
I so wanted to start book 9 but had to be responsible and go to work.
It's a hell of a ride, with one hell of a cliffhanger at the end. Great, great crime fiction.
The wait for the rest is going to be hard.