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Some interesting concepts, story weak
on 26 August 2013
There is nothing wrong about a protagonist dragged in to another world to become magical and the heroine. This is a time honoured idea and the twist of the the protagonist being blind was fine. The descriptions of the world she landed in were good and all of the characters were easy to distinguish and had memorable names.
There is of course a however. This story is slow (in the sense that not very much happens) and when something does happen there is never any real problem and all gets sorted out within minutes. Throughout the story the climax is foreshadowed but the actuality is pretty much a damp squib. There is never any real doubt as to the outcome and the twist at the end was so obvious that I assume that all the readers picked it up when the incident occurred.
In general I got the impression that the author likes their characters too much to put them in any real danger which weakens the book.