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Scion's Blood (The Chronicles of Firma #2)
by Pat Nelson Childs (Goodreads Author)
Trouble is brewing all over Firma. Three years have passed since Rokey and his companions saved the Brotherhood of the Noble Contemplative from infiltration by the evil Order of the Bone. In the kingdom of Duncileer, palace unrest and the threat of war rattle the peace of mind of the gentle giant, Lorq, his wife Kyzee and their two-year-old son, Broq. Fia, feeling restless ...more
Paperback, 388 pages
Published November 30th 2007 by Glynworks Publishing
(first published January 1st 2007)
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This book epitomizes my main pet peeve with romance books: contrived relationship strife and trying to create a happily ever after out of an irretrievably broken couple. This book starts out focused on Rokey and Flash and their marriage trouble.
So both of them are unhappy,thinking the other doesn't love them and feeling conflicted. Normal stuff. They don't bother to mention this to each other,though. Nor do they go to trusted people with relationship experience for advice. They stew and get pass ...more
As Book Two of the Chronicles of Firma commences we find Rokey learning how to master the remarkable powers he demonstrated when freeing himself and his lover, now husband, Flaskamper from the sinister and potentially fatal clutches of the brother of the Order of the Bone. The two young men now live in Elfwood, and while Rokey is being tutored in the magical arts, Flaskamper is a Guard Commander under his brother Alrontin. It is three years since the dramatic events at the Nobel Contemplative, a ...more
This sequel to “Orphan’s Quest” took me longer to get into, but it was well worth it. It was slow for me not because it isn’t a great story, but because I knew our happy couple was going to separate. I was happy when Flash and Rokey decided to marry. I liked them together. That’s not to say I don’t understand that the first few years of a marriage can be difficult, with doubts and insecurities. And certainly a clever enemy would take advantage of such an opportunity. But, I didn’t want it to hap ...more
Feb 27, 2014 Inara rated it really liked it
In the second book of the Chronicles of Firma three years have passed since the events in book one and we find Rokey and Flash living as a married couple at Elfwood. Rokey tries under the tutelage of the Elfmages to master his great magical abilities and starts to neglect his husband over this task. Flash feels abandoned,useless and confined and thinks Rokey doesnt love him as much as he thought. Their problems increase and heeding the advice of a not so well meaning friend Rokey finally decides ...more
I am a fantasy and sci-fi writer whose books feature gay, lesbian and bisexual heroes. I also mentor GLBT youth.More about Pat Nelson Childs...
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