Ah, hello there!! It has been a while since I've been able to get on. A lot of things went down. My foot getting hurt being one of them. Currently, I am reading a book that I will be reviewing once I'm finished.
As I was doing some filing at work today, I was listening to a Halsey's song. Control. Not only is it a phenomenal song, but it also embodies the Darkling IMO. I probably wouldn't have found that song and linked it to him if not for the awesome Sarah. If you haven't heard it, you should check it out. Probably now.
Oh, the Darkling, how I love your corrupt hunger for power. You're a mysterious, handsome being that I love in the fiction world, only because I know in real life I wouldn't put up with someone like him. In the fictional world though, it's fun to live on a side we usually wouldn't
I got the incredible Shadow and Bone a long while ago for the holidays. It was glorious. Only the first book at that time had been bought for me. I recall reading the first page and shutting it. Yes, it was that fast that I realized that I was going to love this trilogy. I did not want to risk reading the book and not having the other two to read after. They had already been published at that time. I remember telling Sarah a little bit about the book. She hadn't read it at that time. I recall telling her how I knew what had to happen to the Darkling. Even though it made me sad, he went beyond the limits of redemption. Especially when he killed those people and hung them from the tree.
"And all the kids cried out, "Please stop, you're scaring me"
I can't help this awful energy. God damn right, you should be scared of me. Who is in control?" These are some lyrics from the song. It brings back all the feels when the Darkling told Alina he had taken all those children.
Alas, the Darkling has done some messed up things, but my heart still loves him. And bless, the ending to Ruin and Rising!! Talk about a fantastic trilogy.