Trial of Flowers by Jay Lake – Book Review 

Prothro – “None may say later I stood in your way. You see, Lord Mayor, I shall grant you this scrying, from nothing more than my own good sense. You won’t rule two weeks, and will fall of no deed of mine. His Magnificence won’t long outlast you. There’s more afoot than you know, and dangers coming you cannot imagine.”
Lord Mayor Imago – “I watched those black dogs tearing at the people of this city. I can imagine much.”
Prothro – “Not enough.”This book starts off, like many, leaving the reader a little confused. Numerous people (and I use the term “people” loosely) take turns narrating, and though we always know just who is speaking to us in the story,…