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Ragnarök is an imperfect, but interesting, follow-up to Valhalla

Ragnarök is an imperfect, but interesting, follow-up to Valhalla

★★★☆☆

(3 stars)

(This is about book 2 in a series. Book 1, Valhalla, can be found here.)

Not as good as I hoped, but it’s not like I can really say I’m disappointed.

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Valhalla is, at the very least, something different

Valhalla is, at the very least, something different

★★★★☆

(3.5 stars)

Valhalla is not for everyone. It’s action, for one, an overlong action film put onto the page. It’s a hyper violent romp through a complex future world with a murderous lesbian as the guide. Do I like it? The first book holds up well when reflecting on the rest of the series. What I ultimately have to conclude, however, is that it’s at least something very different. New.

It harkens back to the old days of action/sci-fi while still being a very modern book. And even though I say this, I can’t name any one thing I could compare it to.

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