With Division, we have the beginning of the end of Sogo and all of it's inhabitants.
Here are some reviews:
Divided souls still stand...,
The decisions needed to overthrow Sogo have not been easy ones for our heroes, but they have made unbelievable sacrifices for the cause. Now Brenna is trapped in a dangerous game of wits with the most powerful man in Sogo, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Unfortunately, the tunnel itself is still very long, dark...and filled with pitfalls. Naturally, this will keep you at the edge of your seat and have you ready with your hand on the next page (or, if you're like me, your mouse's scroll wheel)! Get ready for the beginning of the grand finale, folks!
How the book came to be:
This was originally the first of book 3
I wanted to spank Brenna - hard - for choosing to go with the nightmare at the end of the last book. Ever hear if you play with fire you'll get burned? Brenna is still a very young woman and she doesn't have the wisdom experience can bring in spite of the fact her parents plot in their sleep and Brenna's DNA is full of intrigue and lots of natural talent.
This book was a real challenge. Writing an emotionally-numb Brenna was stifling and this book had a lot of revising done to it to meet my higher standards. If you've followed the series, you'll know Brenna is passionate by nature and the indifferent but logical woman she became was a stranger to me - I wanted my Brenna. Talon...well, my heart bled for him. He was heart-broken and tortured by her choice that it seemed, at first, he wasn't going to get over it. I even feared for his sanity.
The cover of this book was also a challenge. We took a crystal heart and hung it in front of the flames dancing inside our woodstove. The crystal reflected the darkness and appeared to turn black (symbolic of what is happening to Brenna). I snapped several pictures, but this one worked best. Stravenlite then used photoshop to add the cracks and the fingers. The cracks are the energy spilling out of the heart (symbolizing what happens to Brenna in this book).
What the book is about:
After powering the Chest of Souls, Brenna’s severed from her ability to love and that isn’t all that’s missing. She has made her choice and it isn’t Talon.
Her plan is to save as many lives as she can before Sogo falls.
Logic rules her days and remorse rules her nights.
Talon survived Day of Air and must survive the coming days of Water, Fire, and Earth – ending with the travesty of the blood sport called Cubes. He thought the greatest test was when the Chest of Souls was powered, but his greatest challenge lies ahead.
He has to find a way to heal the division between Brenna and himself and if he can’t, he has to ask himself if he loves her enough to do what must be done, no matter what