Author Topic: [Mercy #4] Bone Crossed Discussion  (Read 155088 times)

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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2009, 08:18:22 pm »
Good point. I didn't recognise the name, but I also admit to knowing next to nothing about celtic mythology.
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #31 on: February 04, 2009, 09:32:48 pm »
I faintly recognize it, and it's entirely possible that [1 .] the writer of the book didn't know he'd made the stick, and [2.] now that Mercy knows, she can cross reference between him & the stick, both in the book and on the web.
When, of course, she gets a chance.
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #32 on: February 04, 2009, 09:39:14 pm »
I loved the book, mercy and adam progressed in a natural way. they arnt fighting there atracion anymore. he was givinh here the space she wanted but the attention she needed. as for blackwood not being scary or dark, he bite her twice without here remembering that had a effect given her reacent attack. and he was rapeing her freind magicly she just didnt remeber it that is a diffrent kind of threat but no less dark

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« Reply #33 on: February 04, 2009, 09:43:47 pm »
Um, did I read too long into the night & go surreal or was there a definite theme going on w/ sheep/lambs? What with Mercy's necklace, magic walking stick, Stefan's flock, etc.
I've added Stefan (along w/ Bran) to my list of great men characters whom I hope kicks their bad women habit to the curb.

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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #34 on: February 04, 2009, 09:58:20 pm »
Well, the neckless thing does make sense, and there may be a real story about a stick that increases the yeild in a sheep flock.
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #35 on: February 05, 2009, 02:36:36 am »
I liked the book. But when i was finished i took
Annas Book and read it again. AFTER that i was
wondering about myself.
Don´t get me wrong i really love Mercys Books.
I like the coyote detective mechanic, stayalive-woman.
I know her pace ist fast. Maybe thats why i took Annas
Book after it - I don´t know.

I have still many questions, but i have some answers
to my last, i am curious about Mercy and the Pack and
how she will fit and feel in it. Finally she belongs - even if
there are some which look down on her.

I liked that Bran came to see her. Although Samuel said she is
like a daughter for him, she is still kind on alert around him. Maybe
she dosen´t believe it yet or it is a habit?

I was happy with Adam and Mercy, i was sad because of Stefan.
And Samuel... for him and Honey and Anna
I am still waiting/hoping for the walking stick to help with baby werewolves :)

Personal note: I would like to tell so much more from
what i think about this book, i liked it a lot, but i still really can´t express myself very well
in this language, and maybe some things are not expressed
though i tried. But reading works fine now :)
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #36 on: February 05, 2009, 08:04:55 am »
I noticed the lamb/sheep theme, too, and I liked it.

Demi, your post was fine. Your English is surely a lot better than my... well, any other language. :) Yes, Mercy is still on alert around Bran. I think that's because she knows quite well how powerful he is, no matter how well he hides it from almost everyone else. Plus, there's a LOT of history between the two of them, not all of it good. It's not that he's been awful to her, more that he (admittedly) made choices for her that might not have been as perfectly thought out as he thought. And even though I think it turned out well in the end (and I think Mercy thinks so), she really hates having people make choices FOR her.

That's one of the things I was so enjoying in the book, was Adam reinforcing over and over again that he would let her stand on her own.

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« Reply #37 on: February 05, 2009, 08:57:46 am »
And Mercy having the honesty and goodness to thank Adam for doing something he knew she would hate.  I really loved that scene, where she acknowledges his love by thanking him for making hard choices for her in spite of his fear it would drive her away.
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« Reply #38 on: February 05, 2009, 09:02:49 am »
I really liked Mercy's discovery about Bran having such a soft spot for her. It was touching.
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #39 on: February 05, 2009, 09:17:04 am »
I really liked Mercy's discovery about Bran having such a soft spot for her. It was touching.

I liked that part also!

I was chatting about it with Has, but we noticed that Bran seemed to have some other troubles perhaps. With Mercy noticing how tired he was?

LOL, I agree with Roz. I'm also adding Marisilia into my 'she must go very far away' along with Leah. :P

Edit: I can never spell Marisila's name right. lol

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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #40 on: February 05, 2009, 09:26:28 am »
I bet, we get to know about Bran's problems in the Anna novels. :>

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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #41 on: February 05, 2009, 09:27:30 am »
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Yeah, for sure. Sam needs someone, a family, someone who can be what he wanted Mercy to be. But then again, I wonder how that could be done without seeming sort of deus ex machina. But we must trust in Patty.


*smirk silently*

Are you smirking because you know something and aren't sharing?  >:(
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #42 on: February 05, 2009, 09:38:19 am »
I'm accidentally privy to something I'm not sure about the ethics of repeating, but I have my flaws, I smirked.  *hides head in shame*
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #43 on: February 05, 2009, 09:40:09 am »
Don't repeat it here, at least without a MAJOR spoiler notice and a long series of return/enters, so I can skip over it. I try to stay spoiler free. This thread, though it's marked spoiler, doesn't count for me because I've read the book.  8)

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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #44 on: February 05, 2009, 09:40:41 am »
......

Evil, pure and simple evil!

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I'm in shock

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That was so evil!
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