The Fragile Fall at Tallow Bridge is a dark fantasy story that also has demonic and coming of age themes that run throughout the story.  Before I get into the review or even the synopsis, I would like to direct everyone’s attention to the cover.  While I don’t think that it really has anything to do with the book, it is spectacular.  I mean really spectacular.  I think that if the blood dripping from the eye would have been white, it would have made a lot more sense for the book and it would have been even better.

Over the course of a long period of time, Thaindire becomes more and more mobile which allows him to see some of the strange goings and he decides that he needs to return to his home and let them know what is happening, therefore bringing more witch hunters in to kill the demons.  Yeah, well not everything goes according to plan, and Thaindire finds himself being both recruited and shunned by different individuals in town.  It is only after he has been there awhile does he start to learn the true nature of Aftlain, but is it to late for him.

This story was a little slow and confusing at the beginning.  About 3/4rds of the way through I finally really realized what was happening, I didn’t necessarily understand it, but I knew what was going to eventually happen.   The thing is, at the ending you are as confused as at the beginning.  I mean I know what happened, but I don’t know WHY it happened, or what it means.  This is part of a series so I am sure that the answers will be addressed in future books, but if all of the books are this length, it may take awhile to get to what the burning questions are.

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