The story is moving forward a bit slower than I would like, but I am enjoying this enough to keep reading on to book 3. There was some great comedy as well as the continuing storyline that has been keeping my interest.
“you may wish to let Shade care for him alone. Coal isn’t one to enjoy company when he’s hurt. When it’s me—and note that I say when, not if, because I think everyone knows I’ll do something stupid sooner or later—when it’s me, please feel free to sit by my side. You can brush my hair too; that always feels nice. And feel free to say soothing things about how tight my muscles are, how brave I am, how large my—”