On Wednesday, January 22, 2003, at 06:35 PM, Matthew Hunter wrote: > > I don't mind long and complex... I mind the deterioration of the > story, characters, and writing. The first 5 or 6 books were very > well done, but since then... fairly bad. I don't mind either, if the story is well written, as you say. Like "Path of Daggers" could have been a stellar book if not for the blatant plot manipulation at the end.