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Rebel Spring (Falling Kingdoms #2) by Morgan Rhodes- 5/5 Stars

Day 2 of Falling Kingdoms love! Have I convinced you to read the series yet?!  😉

It is here, in Rebel Spring that the story picks up. All our characters are now roughly in the same place and all our main characters want to control ancient magic for their own gain...

Rebel Spring begins the process to explain the full meaning of the prophecy (I gotta tell you though, I am on book 5 and still don't have all the details!). 
Gaius, the King of Blood, is in control of the country and he retains that control by killing anyone that dares stand in his way.

Magnus is obsessed with his adopted sister Lucia and unable to see anything beyond his own wishes and the desire to please his father. Magic would help him prove himself to his father, be worth on his eyes.
“Father and I -we're very much the same.We'll do whatever it takes to get what we want,and we'll hurt whoever gets in our way, no matter who they are. Without conscience or remorse.”
Lucia is overwhelmed by her own power and trying to understand why and how her father used her to take over the other kingdom. Magic in her hands could be dangerous and she is in many ways welcoming that danger. I personally believe she is a lot more like Gaius here than Magnus is or ever will be. 

And Cleo is a prisoner in her own home and forced to lie to her own people. She wants magic to reclaim her home. She comes more into her own here, shows more inner strength, more determination.
Her relationship with Magnus and Jonas start to change and take shape here to what is yet to come. It will be a long road and I guarantee you it will be worth the ride!

Jonas is seeking revenge and wants to use magic to free his people. 

Rebel Spring was a great sequel and I cannot recommend it enough.

“Sometimes,to regain sanity,one had to acknowledge and embrace the madness.”

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