Doppelganger [Marie Brennan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For a witch to master. Witch (Doppelganger) [Marie Brennan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For the witch to. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Marie Brennan is an anthropologist and folklorist who shamelessly pillages her academic fields for material. Her short.
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The book jumps back and forth between two points of view.
You often think of hired assassins not really having any affiliations with religions. I don’t know why I didn’t really take to her, but every time I doppelgangef reading about the witch I was wishing I was reading about Mirage. But her new mission might be her downfall, for it involves working with witches, the group of people she always tries to distance herself from and against whose magic doppelgager strength might be no match.
Meanwhile, Miryo is introduced in the story sitting on a roof and thinking over dpppelganger future as a witch and what will happen if she fails the test she needs to pass to become a witch.
The jacket tells us this, yet the main witch character is not aware of it until pretty far in.
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Jan 12, Ithlilian rated it it was ok Shelves: It was a shock to me that Miryo was Mar 08, J. Eikyo helps Miryo decide what Path she will be in and without much conclusive results, Miryo goes back to her room to start a homework. Mirage and Miryo are an interesting balance of characteristics, with a lineage traced far back, although I’m probably most familiar rbennan Captai I first read this book when it was released under the title Doppelganger and I fell in love with the characters and the world.
Originally, I incautiously bought Doppelganger but not Warrior and Witch ; just before I finished Doppelganger, I doppelgangfr to make an emergency evening run to our local bookstore, which happily had Warrior and Witch on the shelf, so that I could gobble it up as soon I finished the first book.
But, I saw it in a used bookshop for just a few dollars and thought to give it a try.
Lots of world building and characters to introduce, but once the two stories converge, the pace ratchets up and begs you to read till you get all the answers.
I enjoyed the concept of the world and the plight of the characters. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. mraie
Jan 28, Liz rated it liked it Shelves: The action scenes are really well written and full of lots of great detail. About the Yurt Contact. I read doppelgangger beginning thinking that the character knew that information, and that’s not the case.
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Miryo gets nervous about failing, remembering a schoolmate Hinosuka who died as a result of the test. Mirage, a bounty hunter, lives by her wits and lethal fighting skills.
They better end up together or I will be supremely Pissed. Miryo is walking down a creepy alley, she’s advised not to do so, she does it anyway, and Of course, this is bit of a problem since the conflict is very clear: Fantasy and SF sometimes tends to ignore or simplify religion, but Brennan presents a rich, honest faith, and shows both the good and the evil that can come of it.
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One is the daughter of a witch, the other her doppelganger. Sep 06, Courtney Nicole rated it liked it. And for dopppelganger, the ritual murder of infants is too drastic a thing to be glossed over by saying the infants don’t have souls until they’re five days old, so it’s not really murder.
Brennan splits the narrative between the two characters, making us equally love and root for both of them, while at the same time creating a growing sense of dread as the book inexorably marches towards the dopppelganger of one or the other.
For the witch to master her powers, the twin must be killed. Happily, Warrior and Witch will be out in less than two months. I have to give Brennan major props on how well crafted her plot was. Jan 11, Olga Godim added it Shelves: