Lioness Rampant is the fourth and final installment of The Song of the Lioness— a quartet set in the Tortallan Universe by Tamora Pierce. The book offers. Finally a squire now, Alanna’s developing breasts pose a set of problems. With half of the palace on the verge of discovering her secret, what will she do?. Lioness Rampant. Book Four in The Song of the Lioness. “I’m not sure I want to be a hero anymore.” Having achieved her dream of becoming the first female.

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The right man can shake their thrones” tells readers Roger’s plans quite neatly, but it also informs Jonathan. Jul 09, Nadia rated it liked it Shelves: Lilness review your cart. I won’t spoil anything, just to say “If you thought the first half of the book was gripping, you poor soul, what will you do now.

In keeping with the habits of the later books which are considerably inferior to the first twoWe see the following: I can deal with the other two major character deaths way better than I can deal with the cat’s, and I KNOW he’s technically immortal!

I read the four books back to back, thoroughly engrossed in the story. But Alanna must push her uncertainty aside when a new challenge arises. Jonathan marries Thayet, and later appoints George a baron to guard Tortall’s coast. The House of the Scorpion.

The series is most definately unique alanan the world of fantasy directed to girls;the sex is frank, the main character has the unique attributes of red hair and violet eyes but is at one point described as short and stocky, she works to callous her hands, and has chosen the road that will most definatly at the end of her li This review will be looking at the whole series.


But I grew up with one – that’s my bias. Alanna therefore takes Jonathan’s side and gives him the Dominion Jewel, and Jonathan names her as his King’s Champion.

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Retrieved from ” https: God I loved it so much. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Queen Lianne is dead, and the King committed suicide soon after. That was pretty great. Why does she accept that? All Updated within 24 hours Updated within 1 week Updated within 1 month Updated within 6 months Updated within 1 Year rqmpant Published within 24 hours Published within 1 week Published within 1 month Published within 6 months Published within 1 Year Genre: The Song of the Lioness Alanna: One loss in particular was hard to take but I think predestined not the one that was obviously predestined, that was obvious as daylight and quietly done.

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I also wanted more George: Feb 16, Catie rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Circle of Magic. I can’t believe this series is already over!! Years down the track, when nothing else is the same, our shero reflects on the love of her life. This isn’t the most subtle series, but I do like its positive messages even if they’re not subtleone of which is that it’s possible to be true to yourself, which in Alanna’s case means coming to terms with the fact that she doesn’t need to fit neatly or exclusively in a “man’s world” or a “woman’s world.

Alanna’s feelings aren’t examined too closely–I can see her change her mind about marriage, but it’s not clear she’s specifically thinking about George–and George isn’t as open about his feelings. Alanna is chasing down the Dominion Jewel in the far eastern realm of the world of Tortall with Coram in tow.

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Alanna’s friends accompany her back to Tortall, where she finds the people whispering of famine, black magic and rmapant cursed reign for King Jonathan. It’s a very evil way to use up time when I should be doing other things.


More nuance, possibly the most nuance-y of all: So before you go getting all hacked off at me for trashing your favorites, know that I’ve written GoodReads to find out what’s going on.

Tolkien and so I started to write the kind of books that I was reading. View all 12 comments. Things progress quickly from here a series of meetings, attempted assassinations and of course a meeting with our lovely, somewhat helpful and terrifyingly vociferous Goddess.

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More characters are introduced also great. Although she triumphs, dire challenges lie ahead.

And she must work quickly. Drell River Valley ; Maren: I just, feel like at the very least Alanna needed to yell at him for it. The Gray Wolf Throne. With half of the palace on the verge of discovering her secret, what will she do? More Tortall lore gets expounded upon which is great. The last few action sequences were especially amazing and I alanan expecting that.

Mar 27, Jessica Treader rated it really liked it Shelves: I still don’t think it’s a perfect journey books two and three leave much to be desired in that regardbut on this readthrough I at least think it ends up in the right place.

Maybe I needed this magic system more fully explained than it was.