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KINDLE ⚣ Wolf Who Rules î The popular fantasy novel Tinker introduced the inventor heroine of the same name, who lives in a near future Pittsburgh, which shares an interdimensional border with the land of the elves In this sequel, Wolf Who Rules, the elven noble whose destiny is intertwined with Tinker, finds himself besieged from all sides Viceroy and head of the Wind Clan, he had been able to guarantee the safety of everyone in his realm, but faced with an oni invasion, he has had to call in royal troops and relinquish his monopoly of Pittsburgh, which is now entirely stranded on Elfhome He now struggles to keep the peace between the humans, the newly arrived Stone Clan, the royal forces, a set of oni dragons, the half oni children who see themselves as human, and the tengu trying to escape their oni enslavement Meanwhile, Tinker strives to solve the mystery of a growing discontinuity in Turtle Creek She s plagued with inexplicable nightmares that may hold the keys to Pittsburgh s future The only clue from the Queen s oracle to help Tinker is a note with five English words on it Follow the Yellow Brick Road Oni, and dragons and tengu Oh my It s nice to see some of the story from an elf P.O.V not just Tinker co Last Read May 05 14 It s nice to see some of the story from an elf P.O.V not just Tinker co Last Read May 05 14 What a tease To come SO close to dealing with polyamory, then skip back I guess it s just been too long since I read Tinker, but I don t really remember any hints of polyamory there at all In this book, though, it s made very clear that elven society has found monogamy to be an unreasonable model for people who normally live thousands of years Anybody who hasn t read Tinker shouldn t read this review, because there are spoilers for that book but hey, that s to be expected in the review for What a tease To come SO close to dealing with polyamory, then skip back I guess it s just been too long since I read Tinker, but I don t really remember any hints of polyamory there at all In this book, though, it s made very clear that elven society has found monogamy to be an unreasonable model for people who normally live thousands of years Anybody who hasn t read Tinker shouldn t read this review, because there are spoilers for that book but hey, that s to be expected in the review for a sequel Just knowing that certain characters live and marry is a spoiler Anyway, Tinker may be an elf now, but she was raised as a human, and apparently the half elven quasi nursemaid Tooloo who has always been part of her life either doesn t know about the difference in societal expectations, or never saw fit to mention it That isn t so surprising, as Tooloo is depicted as several tacos short of a combo plate But why, when some of the elves especially Stormsong are shown to be familiar with human culture, haven t any of them anticipated this as a source of trouble in Tinker and Wolf s marriage Why doesn t anybody ever just sit down and say, Look, honey, the rulers only choose guards with whom they get along well, and with opposite sex guards, that can mean getting along with sexually Your new husband has had sex with all of his female bodyguards in the past, and it s expected that you ll eventually take your own male Sekasha as lovers, too Deal I m not even starting on how very heteronormative everything is You re telling me there s all that lucious pretty and thousands of years in which to experiment, and nobody ever crosses those streams, so to speak Yeah, right There s a perfect opening for such a speech in the book, a point when the need for it is made very, very obvious but I suppose having it all out in the open would remove a source of conflict Why are so many authors so bloody timid about laying things out like that, about showing healthy communication between people Yes, we can imagine the most amazing advances in technology, and societies very different from our current ones, but by Goddess we must continue to show people screwing up their relationships in exactly the same way as in Shakespeare s day or nobody could relate to them 7 2 16 re read Really, really good, this whole series is fantastic, you will love it Any book that has me awake until after 2 am to finish it gets an automatic five star rating Will be rereading this one.