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I went to the inn and slept like the dead, save that I dreamed. (Maybe the dead
dream, too, and forget their dreams when they are born again, as the Masrian
priests declare.) When I woke I had forgotten Lellih. But she had not forgotten me.
I had not been buried alive, I had been buried dead. Stone dead. Corpse-cold
without heartbeat, unbreathing, sustenance for the worms. Yet no worm had fed
on me. I was entire, even within this tomb. It was the final gate, the absolute
Yet the dead city itself belied that. Something could kill them, certainly, and white
bones lay for sure in the lizard towers and orchid towers, amid the jewels burning
, and probably with treasure heaped on the floor. A prosaic piece of reasoning ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing
This is the final book of a trilogy that started in Birthgrave, Lee's first novel. That one was a phantasmagorical journey of a woman without any memory of herself through a landscape with that pulp ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - t1bnotown - LibraryThing
How creepy is this- I took a nap about thirty pages before the ending, and during the nap, I dreamed the key component to the ending- namely, who Ressavan was. The book was slow- there were a lot of ... Read full review