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Snake (The Five Ancestors, Book 3)

by Jeff Stone

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I'm not certain how I feel about this book now that I have finished it.

In the beginning I found myself feeling bombarded with information, either as a rehashing of what had happened in previous books or as a way of hurrying along to the next part of the plot. I felt almost as if I was being pushed along on this maddening experience without getting much chance to breathe. Once we reached an actual plot point for the Snake character, however, things calmed down a little and I settled into reading. There were several times where I felt characters were still being thrown at me and the twists and turns of the plot were very reminiscent of a snake slithering along in the woods, but on the whole I eventually found a comfortable place with the journey the book was putting me on.

I deeply enjoy the series and found the end of the book left me hanging, wanting to know what more there is to discover about each of the animals to come. Hopefully there will be a little more balance and a little less rush in the next book of the series. Either way, this is an action-packed, fun read for martial arts fans and I can't wait to see what happens next. ( )
  mirrani | Feb 15, 2013 |
Very interesting. A good read. ( )
  deelynne2002 | Jul 7, 2008 |
Very secret-opening, informational, action packed ( )
  nevinr3 | Jan 7, 2008 |
possibly my favorite in the series, snake is silent and cool and calculating. best of all, the plot in this third-of-five has me craving more. ( )
  heidilove | Feb 16, 2007 |
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For my brothers, Joe and Jaysen
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Eight-year-old Seh slid his lanky body along the enormous rafter high above the Cangzehn banquet table, doing his best to disturb as little s possible.
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Twelve-year-old Seh is a snake-style master and a keeper of secrets. Close-lipped and ever-watchful, he has used his highly attuned senses to collect information about his brothers, his temple, and even Grandmaster. Now, with the temple and Grandmaster gone, Seh sheds his orange robe like an old skin, joins a bandit gang, and meets a mysterious woman whose name means Cobra—all the while trying to stay one step ahead of vengeful Ying!


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With the temple and Grandmaster now gone, twelve-year-old Seh, a snake-style master, joins a bandit gang and meets a mysterious woman whose name means Cobra, while trying to stay ahead of the vengeful Ying.

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