Fantasy In The Fire Rose By Mercedes Lackey

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Mercedes Lackey adopts a very sarcastic and cynical writing style. She does this not only in The Fire Rose, but in most of her other works as well. This style involving witticisms and critiques of everyday life and human nature occasionally afford the reader a good laugh or two (maybe 5) throughout the novel. This makes reading a more enjoyable and rewarding experience. In The Fire Rose, she pokes fun at many aspects of human life and follies. She emits a certain skepticism through her characters that make her chosen genre of fantasy seem all the more real. For example, she insults the reach of Jason's magical abilities in the following quote: "I'm not afraid of your magic; I haven't seen anything but a convenient replacement for gossiping

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