Doppelganger [Marie Brennan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For a witch to master. Witch (Doppelganger) [Marie Brennan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For the witch to. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Marie Brennan is an anthropologist and folklorist who shamelessly pillages her academic fields for material. Her short.

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This article does not cite any sources. Soon Eikyo, her friend, comes along and comforts her and reminds her of her homework and also reassures her she will pass and that many women have passed this stage. Brennan splits the narrative between the two characters, making us equally love and root for both doppeoganger them, while at the same time creating a growing sense of dread as the book inexorably marches towards the loss of one or the other. Steel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mass Market Paperbackpages.

To control her powers and become a full witch, Miryo has only one choice: To control her powers, Miryo has only one choice: Feb 07, Tobborah rated it really do;pelganger it.

I’m looking to read the second, and final book, “Witch. It never feels rushed, or too slow, the pace is always just right. Brennan also incorporates religion and prayer into the story, not in an evangelistic, preachy way, but as a natural part of the world and the characters. Neither know about each other, but when Miryo fails her initiation test to become a Witch and channel the magic she’s spent 25 years studying for, the magic backlashes.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. For nrennan witch to master her powers, the twin must be killed. You can read an excerpt here. She had the mind of a teenager and continually thought and acted like one. Jan 22, If it ain’t good I don’t read it!

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Warrior (aka Doppelganger) by Marie Brennan – Review

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Mirage is a strong woman, with a chip on her shoulder and something to prove. I liked the idea of the story and Mirage interested me. Marie Brennan doesn’t waste time introducing the two main characters, Mirage and Miryo, and it quickly became apparent that I liked them both.

It has the same strong and de One soul, two separate people. Great world building, too. I mean, look at that cover! If you find doppelgangwr, give it a chance. Sep 06, Courtney Nicole rated it liked it. Miryo is a witch who has just failed her initiation doppelgnger.

Retrieved from ” https: I have had this book around to read forever. The worldbuilding is brenan, particularly in the second book, when we learn more about the witches’ community and organization, and the magical system is intriguing and original.

Her character was complex and she shattered the killer stereotype that Hunter’s are. Just roll with it. Jun 01, Daniel rated it liked it. Dec 18, Erin rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. Yes, we have swords and magic and horses and witchcraft. Lame name I know, but it’s a Hunter thing.

The characters took a long time to find out information that was in the blurb for the book, so the revelation wasn’t as revelatory for the reader. She always gets her mark. Although I found this book easy to get through, I really wasn’t pulled in until the last forty pages, and felt that it could have been shorter.

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Miryo has a kind heart, is determined, and is a really nice person. She has always stood out, often being mistaken for a witch, which she hates.

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How cool is that?! Witches are supposed dopoelganger kill these doppelgangers to be able to practice magic. Having them both together just made me squeal with joy. Open Preview See a Problem?

Miryo is a witch that has mostly passed her last exam, but finds her double meant to be killed as a baby is alive somewhere. The main male, Eclipse, is also a delight to read about because for someone of his profession he’s fairly laid-back and ready to take things on as they come. An original world, interesting protagonists, a fun story, and a satisfying conclusion…Bonus points to Brennan for avoiding the typical medieval European fantasyland world.

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This double has to be killed in order for her to be able to control and use her power. I liked the original ideas, I liked the characters, the setting was interesting. I randomly picked up this book at the library because I liked the cover.

Eclipse teases Mirage and they talk and catch up with each other until Ice arrives, a Hunter from Thornblood, a school Silverfire is not friendly with. Brennan also incorporates religion and prayer into the story, not in an evangelistic, preachy way, but as a natural part of the world and the characters. It has the same strong maroe determined women seen in urban fantasy, but has a high fantasy setting, complete with elaborate magical backdrop.