EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY ANNOYANCE (telophase) wrote,
EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY ANNOYANCE
telophase

Just going to point out that I am somwhat surprised that Robin LaFevers' His Fair Assassin trilogy doesn't seem to have made it onto Yuletide this year.

Anyway: Trilogy set in an AU 15th century France, with plot motivated by things that happened in our history.* The main focus, however, is a CONVENT devoted to the GOD OF DEATH that trains YOUNG WOMEN said to be the DAUGHTERS OF DEATH to be ASSASSINS. If that sort of thing appeals to you, have at it. You're welcome.

Trigger warnings: the women who are taken in by the convent often have traumatic background, especially the one who is the focus of Book 2. If you get triggered by not-that-explicit abuse**, then you may want to read some reviews first or just skip to Book 3.



* It's a time and area I know almost nothing about, so can't tell you if the slight rearranging of times, events, and peoples that the author cops to in the afterwords would bother me or not.

** IIRC. It's been a few months since I read that one.

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