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olindaa
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Graceling by Kristin Cashore

hi!

i just read graceling and i thought it was an awesome book!..

but i was curious and i whant to know what other people thinks (because none of my friends have read it)

why didn't kasta marry po?

and i know that maybe there will be a 3rd book.. maybe is going to be named Bitterblue that takes place 6 years after graceling (i think)..

will kasta and po be together by then?

THANKS!

-olinda:smileyhappy:

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musicangirl
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Re: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

I love this book.

 

I NEED to get the prequel Fire!!!!

 

I think maybe in the future that Po and Katasa might get married but if you read her opinion on it, I don't think they will. And personally I agree with her that she doesn't want to be trapped in a relationship, she wants freedom.

 

 

But in Bitterblue, I think they might get together.

~Mg

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other times they move on,
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olindaa
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Re: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

I think the same... But I really wish katsa and po could get married :smileyhappy:

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thaisra
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Re: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

I read 2/3 of the book then skimmed through the rest. am i wrong or did pop end up blind?

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Re: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Absolutely ADORED the book!!!

Fire was even better than Graceling (yes, it is possible!).

Katsa didn't marry Po because she didn't want to be held back, in a sense. She didn't want children or to rule a house as she would have to do as she was married and Po understood and respected that so they went their separate ways. 

 

 

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Re: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

I didn't read Fire yet but i did read Graceling. I want so bad for Katsa and Po to get married. And at the end of the book i felt so bad for Po i just wanted to run into the book and give him a huge hug. =\  I can't wait to read Fire tho but i have to wait for christman. =D

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Re: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Sorry, but I didn't really think Graceling was all that great. I felt the relationship between Po and Katsa was rushed, and I didn't get my chance to fall in love with the characters. I liked the fact that Gracelings existed, but I wished Katnis' gift was better. When it starts off with her gift being killing, I was like, ooh that's so cool. And then you learn she has the gift of survival, and all I could think was "oh, let's go camping then guys!". Okay, I know that survival is literally survival, not camping in the wilderness, but that was really all I could think of. I also thought bitterblue was an annoyance to Po and Katsa. On a positive note, I did like the ending. The killing of the graceling kind (forgot his name) and Po's blindess (very sad, **sniff sniff**). And back to my book bashing, I didn't like that Katsa grew up to teach young girls self-defense. I know, it's the good thing to do, to give back to the community, but I think Katsa could have made herself something much more. Overall, not the best book I've read, but not the worst. I've started Fire, and I don't like the main character much, but I've also been too busy. Idk about a third book, but I'm sure there will be.   

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Re: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

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kajJK wrote:

Sorry, but I didn't really think Graceling was all that great. I felt the relationship between Po and Katsa was rushed, and I didn't get my chance to fall in love with the characters. I liked the fact that Gracelings existed, but I wished Katnis' gift was better. When it starts off with her gift being killing, I was like, ooh that's so cool. And then you learn she has the gift of survival, and all I could think was "oh, let's go camping then guys!". Okay, I know that survival is literally survival, not camping in the wilderness, but that was really all I could think of. I also thought bitterblue was an annoyance to Po and Katsa. On a positive note, I did like the ending. The killing of the graceling kind (forgot his name) and Po's blindess (very sad, **sniff sniff**). And back to my book bashing, I didn't like that Katsa grew up to teach young girls self-defense. I know, it's the good thing to do, to give back to the community, but I think Katsa could have made herself something much more. Overall, not the best book I've read, but not the worst. I've started Fire, and I don't like the main character much, but I've also been too busy. Idk about a third book, but I'm sure there will be.   


 

Fire- the main characters grow on you. I didn't start out liking it myself but I quickly fell in love with the characters.

 

 

As for Katsa- I think that she teaches the girl's because she's simple like that. Sure, she could've done so much more- but at the same time, that wouldn't have reflected her. Although I know what you mean about the relationship being rushed- I agree. Still, being the completely romantic sap I am I completely disregarded how fast things went and went "AWWW!!" through the whole thing anyhow. "^^