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Title: Lord of the Darkwood
Series: The Tale of Shikanoko #3
Author: Lian Hearn
Rating: 2 of 5 Stars
Format: Digital Edition
After the death of the Autumn Princess, Shikanoko retreats into himself and allows the mask and its magic to envelope him. He is retreating from his humanity and if something doesn’t change, he’ll become another forest spirit.
The other characters all grow up. Shikanoko’s sons all go their separate ways, revelling in the powers that they innately have. Lots of people doing lots of things with the years compressed into paragraphs.
Hearn includes a scene, non-graphic, of underage boy on boy sex.
As such, I am done with this series and with Hearn as an author.