One of the reasons the Red Rising series is so satisfying is how layered the story is. On the surface, it might be easy to see one good side and one evil, but zoom in a tiny bit and the pieces quickly begin to separate into something much more complex. The same could be said for Lysander au Lune. He’s probably an easy character to dislike at this point in the story, but he’s also fascinating, with a trajectory that’s impossible to predict.
Spoiler alert: This article contains MAJOR SPOILERS from Dark Age and the books before it. If you’re not caught up, please kindly take your leave.
After devouring Iron Gold, Red Rising fans have been waiting anxiously for the arrival of the follow-up, Dark Age. The book is coming in a matter of months, if all goes as planned. So let’s break down everything we know (and a few things we don’t) about Dark Age.
Confession: I have a hard time writing traditional reviews. It’s a structure thing. But I realize that some of you may not have read Iron Gold yet and are looking for a spoiler-free reaction to Pierce Brown’s latest novel. So I’m just going to toss out some general impressions. But first, here are a few vague things to know about the plot and characters. Again, no major spoilers ahead. Read More
Iron Gold spoilers ahead, obviously. Read More
I’m trying not to completely devour Iron Gold. Part of me wants to keep turning the page until I know everything that happens in this start of the next installment to Pierce Brown’s Red Rising series. But another part of me knows I need to let myself enjoy the story as it plays out. With that in mind, I don’t want to wait until I finish the book to drop some thoughts about it. Read More