Duister is de maan (The View from the Mirror #3)
'In Dark is the Moon, the third volume of Ian Irvine's "The View from the Mirror" quartet, the web of intrigue and magical betrayal that passes for politics in the world of Santhenar has reached a point of complexity where even its master players are feeling the strain. One of the few constants in Irvine's imagined world--the passionate erotic love between scholar/chronicler Llian and woman warrior Karan--starts to become unravelled when they are trapped with the evil mage Rulke in his s
Dark Is the Moon opens immediately after the Aachim leader Tensor, in a doomed effort to vanquish the villain (?) Rulke, ends up freeing him from the enchanted dimension where he's been imprisoned for a thousand years. The majority of the book chronicles the attempts of Mendark, Yggur ...more
One thing that bothers me, however, is the way some of the key characters revert back to being one or two dimensional after struggling to develop some skills or abilities or strengthen some traits. Llian becomes the proud, ...more
The danger some of the characters are in, and how much Irvine has made his readers care about them makes it almost difficult to read at times, but when it becomes too much, you switch to another storyline and follow that for a while, and though these characters are also having difficulties, it's almost a relief to get away from the other characters, for a little while. The structure helps the plot build ...more
Ansonsten ... ich wollte es nicht zu ende lesen, ich wollte einfach das die Geschichte noch etwas länger lebendig bleibt. Zum Ende wurde es wieder richtig spannend, ein wahrer kleiner Geheimtipp.