I mentioned that I was rereading Cold Magic so that I’d be better grounded to read Cold Fire.
Something interesting happened. I gave it 4 stars the first time, and 5 the second. Did I give it a higher rating because I was under less stress this time and was able to relax into it more? I think that might be it, because I swear, major important plot points were as new to me as if I’d never read it before, even though other things were familiar. Last year was a rough year and I think this time, I was just in a better place to enjoy.
And enjoy I did. If you like fantasy, give this trilogy a try.