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The Daughter Gambit

(League of Magi #2)

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Teotl has been a loyal servant of the Priestess for forty years. Endowed with the incredible ability to absorb force and redirect it, she is nearly invincible, a dangerous enemy feared throughout the League of Magi. Her last mission ended in failure, when she could not stop the Twins from creating their newest Familiar, the cannibal spirit of winter, Coldheart. It has been ...more
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Published November 28th 2016 by Captain Supermarket Press
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Carly Kirk
Nov 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Well I'm glad to say that even though some of the stories in this book were sad/depressing (as I found the ones in the first book) many more of them had a bits of lightness that gave a bit of hope for the characters and where things might end up eventually. Probably what I like the most about the world Mr. Robinson has created is that the gods don't care about the rest of the world/humanity, only about what they are doing amongst themselves, so there's so much scope to what they and their attach ...more
Jodi
Feb 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This review originally posted at Fanbase Press.

Justin Robinson’s novel, Coldheart, introduced readers to the world of the Magi, gods and super-powered beings struggling for control over Earth; however, that novel focused predominantly on the Twins, the powerful beings that claim responsibility/ownership over North America. The second novel in the series, The Daughter Gambit, is a selection of short stories that provides some insights into the members of the other Magi groups.
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Mana Taylor-Hall
Jan 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Daughter Gambit is intoxicating, fully developed urban fantasy.  The second of the League of Magi series is formatted with a single novella followed by seven short stories which give further insight into the supernatural side of that Earth.  While having read the Coldheart novella adds depth to Gambit's novella, the short stories stand alone.

The Daughter Gambit follows Teotl's redemption before her goddess (her magi, the Priestess) after her failure in San Francisco - both in Coldheart's cre
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Much like film noir, Justin Robinson was born and raised in Los Angeles. He splits his time between editing comic books, writing prose and wondering what that disgusting smell is. Degrees in Anthropology and History prepared him for unemployment, but an obsession with horror fiction and a laundry list of phobias provided a more attractive option.

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