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Urban Fantasy DNF: ‘Fated’ by Benedict Jacka

Urban Fantasy DNF: ‘Fated’ by Benedict Jacka

So there’s this guy who lives in London and has a magic shop, and he’s not really a mage but he has a really cool magely power: he can see into the future. Not the future, but all possible futures, which gives him a bit of a clue sometimes, not just that stuff is going to happen, but what makes it happen and therefore how to facilitate it or evade it. So whenever he gets into a tight spot (which seems to happen quite often), all he has to do to get out of trouble is to peek into some of those many possible futures and see which ones have him escaping, and work out how that comes about. And for a while I just thought: that’s a neat idea. But when he’s able to use that ability over and over, it becomes both repetitive and, frankly, too easy. I […]

Posted September 14, 2014 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 2 Comments