by Julie Kagawa
Paperback Edition – Read July 29, 2012
Cost: $2.51 (As of This Post)
Length: 51 pages
Official Description: (This is book 1.5 of The Iron Fey series)
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 gravely injured defending Meghan from the Iron Fey.
Yet Meghan and Ash’s detour does not go unnoticed. They have caught the attention of an ancient, powerful hunter–a foe that even Ash may not be able to defeat….
This short little novella picks up where The Iron King left off, with Meghan going off with ash to the Unseelie court. From what I understand people who don’t read this and just pick up book two get confused because they feel like they’ve missed part of the story. I can’t tell you if that’s true or not since after I’m done typing this I’m going to go start The Iron Daughter, I just happened to notice that this one was published first. The majority of the story is traveling to the Unseelie court and trying to escape the Hunter. There isn’t a whole lot going on and in fact at least half is summing up what happened in The Iron King, which is frustrating. Honestly I hope that Meghan is not like she is in this novella in the next book because she was a bit too whiny for my liking. I know she’s just sixteen but the “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not” bit gets old fast. Mostly this book is ok, I suppose it’s nice to know about the travels of Ash and Meghan, but it wasn’t anything spectacular.
“Don’t worry too much about him, Meghan. Robin Goodfellow has always been extra-ordinarily difficult to kill.”