Winter's Passage (The Iron Fey #1.5)
Meghan Chase used to be an ordinary girl..until she discovered that she is really a faery princess. After escaping from the clutches of the deadly Iron fey, Meghan must follow through on her promise to return to the equally dangerous Winter Court with her forbidden love, Prince Ash. But first, Meghan has one request: that they visit Puck--Meghan's best friend and servant o...more
Oh Ash... *sigh*... he is amazing ♥
This short story is kind of necessary for the series because it shows in a way how Ash feels and all dread Meghan has to face now + there is something vicious stalking them...and it will be important later in the series.
Basically the synopsis is enough to tell you what is going on, but still... It's worth reading :) I kind of miss Puck by now and i hope he is going to return in all his glory ASAP.
Now,onto the next book :D
This short story records Ash and Meghan's misadventure trying to travel to the Winter Court. They of course encounter resistance and problems in just a few pages, and the story ends with Meghan situat...more
What a TEASE! My impatience for the release of The Iron Daughter just multiplied exponentially! Winter's Passage spins the tale of Meghan and Ash's journey to Tir Na Nog to uphold Ash's vow to the Winter Qu...more
This novella, clocking in at only 52 pages, was a nice way to jump back into the Iron Fey world, and I was still very much impressed by Julie Kagawa's faery world. Her fey and their worl...more
This was a great novella. Once again, we follow Meghan on a journey. She must go to the Winter Court with A...more
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This is really an excellent bridge between the fabulous first two books in The Iron Fey series, both of which I absolutely adored.
I LOVED that this little short-story was about Meghan & Ash's journey to the Unseelie Court... not only the physical journey but also their romantic/emotional journey.
Meghan is starting to fully embrace her fey heritage, and with that comes the fact that she takes her contracts se...more
Sorry my Goodreads kingdom. I had been missing for quite some times now. Uni is driving me nuts and not getting a constant dose of reading is equally maddening.
So...Winter's Passage. It's not bad. I mean, how could it be bad when it was written by Julie Kagawa.
But meh! I liked Meghan less in this novella and I was told that I would like her even less in The Iron Daughter. Honestly, that Big Bad Wolf has more personalities than she does. I cringed e...more
Great short story! I loved it. I loved how Meghan kept her part of the deal even after (view spoiler)[the Wolf offered to take her back to the Summer Court--that was a pleasant surprise all by itself, that the wolf had purpose for tracking them, and then didn't even kill them after he found them (or...more
The story begins right where The Iron King ended, Meghan has agreed to go to the Winter Court with Ash so they start their adventure filled journey in Winter's Passage. We g...more
Oh, and another beautiful cover. I too wish this was a physical book to add to my collection!
I enjoyed this quick, little read and it didn't take very long to read. A bit more of a relationship slowly developed between Meghan and Ash, but it is forbidden...more
Having a fey Winter prince for a book boyfriend sure is
I mean, seriously one moment he'd be holding hands and kissing Meghan, the next one he's telling her that if Queen Mab tells him to kill her or if his brothers decides to skin her alive, he'd just stand by and watch...more
This novella is a nice bridge book.
It doesn’t exist to advancer the plot per se. Nor really to develop the characters. Puck, Meghan and Ash are the same people in this book as they were in the last book. You don’t need to read this book.
But it does elegantly take you from the end of The Iron King to the beginning of The Iron Daughter without having t...more
Winter's Passage by Julie Kagawa is a novella that explains a lot about Ash and Meghan. It shows their passage to the Unseelie Court and introduces someone new to us as well. I highly recommend that you read this before reading The Iron Daughter, the second book in the Iron Fey series.
This novella starts off with Meghan and Ash, on their way to the Winter Court--as per their contract--when they realize that they're being hunted by...something. After deterring it for a while, they meet up with a...more
Where do I begin with this amazing series? This was another that sat on my to read list for far too long before I finally had the chance to pick them up. I have to thank my lovely friend Touya from The Reader's Garden for badgering me until I was completely enthralled with just the idea of reading these books. I devoured all four volumes in a week. Then I went and read all the novellas, (yes, out of order, sorry guys)....more
He takes Meghan and intends to take her back to the Unseelie Court right away. Meghan has other ideas, however. She wants to go and check up on Puck, her best...more
"Part of me wanted to walk up to him and hug him from behind, and part of me wanted to hurl a snowball at his perfect face to get some kind of reaction."
Winter's Passage is a great short story set in the world of The Iron Fey. I really enjoyed this short novella and I would definitely recommend reading it before starting on the second book in the series, The Iron Daughter.
Ash has come to take Meghan to the Winter Court, upholding their bargain. Meghan knows it...more
Winter's Passage is not a full-length book, but an interim e-novella in the Iron Fey series that takes place between The Iron King and The Iron Daughter.
The story continues exactly where the first book ended. If you remember, Meghan, the Summer Princess, made a contract with Ash, the Winter Prince, in The Iron King and Ash had done his part of his contract in the first book. In "Winter's Passage", Ash comes to get Megha...more
Meghan annoyed me a bit because as she's being dragged around the human and fae worlds, she rarely asked questions. This was something that bothered me in the first book but if you're constantly being chased and running for your life wouldn't you stop, even for a few seconds, to find out what the hell is going on? Grimalkin and Ash hinted that they knew who was following but Meghan herself didn't bother to ask. I would at least want to know what I was running away. Ash was h...more
What a wonderful surprise to have discovered A Winter's Passage. This e-book is an Iron Fey novella that takes place between The Iron King and The Iron Daughter.
First off, I really love Kagawa's take on traditional fey mythology. Her world is refreshingly frightening and so easy to get sucked into. I say this because I used to think of my faeries as happy little pixies who reside on the outer suburbs of Disney and whose names rhyme with Dinker Bell.
Yeah, so NOT the same.
Meghan Chase used to be an ordinary girl...until she discovered that she is really a faery princess. After escaping from the clutches of the deadly Iron fey, Meghan must follow through on her promise to return to the equally dangerous Winter Court with her forbidden love, Prince Ash. But first, Meghan has one request: that they visit Puck--Meghan's best friend and servant of her father, King Oberon--who was...more
Since I've been reading through the series so quickly, I had a hard time remember which events occurred in which books. But Winter's Passage seemed to have a few flaws in my opinion. There were just a couple things that happened that didn't make any sense.
First of all...more
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“That’s weird, considering you’re an ice prin—” I didn’t get any further, as Ash leaned in and kissed me.”