Overview (No Spoilers): The Fool’s Quest picks up where the Fool’s Assassin left off with Fitz and his Fool being long last reunited. The majority of this book spent long periods of time where Fitz continues to act impulsively, while continuing to have deep bouts of self-doubt and depression. Nonetheless, despite enjoying this world and eagerly anticipating the third book, I found the Fool’s Quest to be rather dull, with too much time being allotted toward Fitz finding his place among royalty, while rediscovering his retired assassin skills as he strives to rescue Bee from the Servants. Truly, Bee’s story line was the only entertaining and suspenseful aspect of this sequel, until Fitz finally started his quest, toward the end of the book. Overall, the Fool’s Quest is a typical second book in a trilogy and with the quest finally underway, the third book should prove to be exciting, thrilling and full of magic.
[…] to receive the ARC early last week. Having left Bee and Fitz in their precarious situations in October of 2015, I had to struggle to remember key events and characters in the preceding novels for the first […]