This broke my heart into a million pieces and put it back together again. It is one of those books that fill your heart after reading it. The one that never leaves your thoughts even after its end.
The Wrath and the Dawn duology is a tale with love at its core — a powerful emotion for a powerful book. Love, which can be a person’s greatest strength or ultimate weakness.
While I said The Wrath and the Dawn was a rollercoaster ride of emotions, The Rose and the Dagger played with my feelings. One of the many reasons why this book tore at my heart is the love triangle. Although I don’t hate this trope, I am not a fan of it. More often than not, the third person is annoying and only exists to torment the couple. Or sometimes, the female MC is so indecisive that she can’t bear to choose one. But when done well, the love triangle trope can be powerful and heartbreaking.