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Fool's Fate
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Cass Cass said: " So the prince wants to marry a young princess, but she has asked him to prove himself by slaying a dragon, the prince accepts.

Slight problem. The dragon is the protector of her country, and no one except her wants it dead.

So the clan chiefs all get t
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A Discovery of Wi...
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Cass Cass said: " My summary so far: The plot is interesting, but the writing goes on and on and on about stuff that is not interesting, and it is is written in such a bored tone that I start to feel bored listening to it. The boathouse scene was particularly ridiculo ...more "

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"Ironically, what kept running through my mind as I ripped through this book was: wouldn't a modern film version of this, with some Baz Luhrmann visuals and a really sickly curated soundtrack, be fucking AMAZING?

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Cass wants to read: I feel like I have run out of well-written books about strong women.

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