Information on Intrigues by fantasy author Mercedes Lackey. Part of the Collegium Chronicles series. Magpie is a thirteen-year-old orphan chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar and taken to the capital city, Haven, to be trained as. Intrigues (Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles, book 2) by Mercedes Lackey – book cover, description, publication history.

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lackye Mercedes Lackey is a full-time writer and has published numerous novels and works of short fiction, including the best-selling Heralds of Valdemar series. She’s after daddy’s approval again by the end of the book. Can he help uncover the truth behind the seers’ vision? Here’s what I think she was thinking when she wrote lavkey book: Unfortunately his relatively peaceful existence is interrupted when ForeSeers predict a dire scene involving “a foreigner” – something Mags had recently learned he was.

The beginning and middle were good. I went into this book loving Magpie as a character.

He learns, while digging through the archives, that his parents were foreigners that were captured and killed by bandits. The Privilege of Peace.

I somehow missed the similarities lakcey Kirball and Hurlee in Exile’s Valor – the loss of Kirball without a trace seems a meaningful plot hole for the series. Book published by Titan Books in October Mar 07, Azure Hart rated it did not like it Shelves: You can’t bemoan the mercdes that the central characters are children, or that these particular children are so good and true and noble that they simply must have some sort of emotional crisis every few pages because otherwise, well, it wouldn’t be Lackey.


I didn’t feel that Lackey was beating me over the head with his past this time.

Issue 30, January Collegium Chronicles series A novel by Mercedes Lackey. I think the issue is that Lackey passes over mecredes most interesting thing to me in the books–the founding of the Collegia–and tells the story from the point of view of someone who knows nothing about the mentor-system they’re leaving behind in favor of the classroom-system.

If you are a fan of Valdemar, then I would suggest reading it, intrjgues don’t expect much. He saw things and went through things that would have broken most people, yet somehow his spirit stayed alive and stayed strong.

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And Less Than Kind. Epic Fantasy Paranormal Fiction. But I’ll tell you this, I’m going to re-read it again and again for many years lackkey come because it entertained me.

I love all of the Valdemar books and this one is an important part of the series. If you go into it not remembering Foundation, it makes no sense for a really long time. Apparently all the abuse he suffered while working at the mine makes it okay to heap further abuse on him with no repercussions for the abusers.

He is Mfrcedes something to read if you may be triggered by mental and verbal abuse, and lacksy thoughts. See all books by Mercedes Lackey. I know that ML is known for putting her characters through some angst, but this was completely over the top.

Intrigues, a book by Mercedes Lackey | Book review

How could Mags defend himself against a intrigued that hadn’t yet been committed? I felt like she beat me over the head with constant y It physically pains me to give a Lackey book 2 stars. Collegium Chronicles 5 books. The physical danger to lower classes in times most fiction glorify for knights and royals is a twist. It seemed like Misty was being sketchy of mercedees details because she didn’t want to be copying another famous game that shall not be named.


ontrigues I liked this book even more than I did at the last re-read. View all 8 comments. Oct 02, An Odd1 rated it liked it Shelves: Issue 29, November Intrigues 1 4 Jan 06, Intrigues is a good solid book that made me cry.

Intrigues (Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles, book 2) by Mercedes Lackey

I love the story lines, the mystery, the intrigue, the characters. Oct 05, Pages. I’m sure many will disagree with me mercedees this, but I found it puzzling and uninspired. Mags is an appealing protagonist facing challenges and successes with which readers will empathize.

A good book to while away the time, I love the style and can’t wait to read the next book. Now she is so one-dimensional not even merceces that it makes me sad.

She did, at one point, but it has disappeared into the ether. Issue 26, May Jan 09, Crystal Sarakas rated it it was ok Shelves: He was the only trainee who came from what – to the others – was unimaginable poverty.