A note of thanks to the author for not writing a f**king tome to tell a story.
Took me forever to finish but once I sat down and read a few chapters in a row, I couldn't stop. I really enjoyed how Kamet and Costis' relationship was fully realized towards the end, particularly because they seemed more like acquaintances forced by circumstances to travel together during the majority of the book. I thought it was a nice contrast and feelings appeared more sincere and with greater depth. Glad to see some of the old characters making an appearance as well.