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allhailgrimlock

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I'm a well read technosexual who's bluntly honest about all things, although I try to be most honest about myself.   

Currently reading

Tongues of Serpents
Naomi Novik
Progress: 122/355pages
A Long December
Richard Chizmar
Progress: 20%
Victory of Eagles (Temeraire)
Naomi Novik
Progress: 384/384pages
Havemercy
Danielle Bennett, Jaida Jones
Progress: 154/431pages
Wayward Deluxe Edition Vol. 1
Tamra Bonvillain, Jim Zub, John Rauch, Steve Cummings
Progress: 184/324pages
After the Apocalypse
Maureen F. McHugh
Progress: 127/201pages
Uprooted
Naomi Novik
Progress: 241/435pages
Glitterbomb #4
Djibril Morissette-Phan, K. Michael Russell, Jim Zub
Flying Higher: an Anthology of Superhero Poetry
Michael Damian Thomas, Shira Lipkin
Progress: 3/76pages
G.E.N.I.E.
Michelle Knight
Progress: 12/258pages

Midnighter vs. The Suicide Squad

Midnighter Vol. 2: Hard - Steve Orlando, ACO

Which is awesome. I loved the last volume so much and I ended up just falling for this character, so I got this one in paperback.   The last volume might have had more humor, but this one felt more substantial: getting into the character more and playing with him.   And also bringing back Apollo. 

 

Part of the reason I didn't want to wait at the library for this book was that Apollo was coming back in the new series, and I wanted to start reading that immediately.   I wanted to get the backstory, and after reading volume two and then the first two in the new series?  I probably could have read the newest series first, but I'm glad I didn't: this sets up a lot of the little moments in the new series, and explains a lot that added to my enjoyment of Midnighter and Apollo.   

 

It also turns out that I ship Midnighter and Apollo, so I'm glad I got to this.  I was missing Apollo without even realizing it, truth be told.   

 

Love, love, love.   It's brutal, it's gritty and there are short stories in the back - I'm not sure where they were originally published, but I'm glad they were included here.  They range from humorous - more so than the main storyline - to more thoughtful, even exploring Midnighter's weaknesses.   (He can't stand to see children cry, for example, and he sucks at relating to people.   All this makes me love him as a character even more, though.)

 

Just a beautiful, meaningful look at this character.   I love it so much!