As Donostia jail burns, assassins stalk its corridors in search of Tom Taylor and so do the children who've decided to be his saviors. But there's one terrifying encounter still to come, as the Inside Man finally unmasks.
As a whole, though, this arc proved to be even stronger than the first. Carey has done a tremendous job of building up his cast and drawing readers into the story. And even if Peter Gross doesn't have as many chances to tackle the more fantastical aspects of the story as I'd like, his art is always pleasing to the eye. Now that the first trade is out, I hope more and more readers are falling in love with this smart, exciting, depressing gem of a book. Read Full Review
But for all my criticisms, this is still a good series, a good series that's still young. And it has a edgy darkness that's easy to overlook among the Potter pastiches. Children die here. Prisoners are torched. It's violent and harsh, even when its about winged cats and the ghosts of legendary heroes. And the discord between the fantasy trappings and the violent reality keep this book interesting. Read Full Review
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