What a ride! How am I so attached to each and every character? They each have such distinct voices and motivations, and more to the point - I actually LIKE them. Well, except for the nasty ones. Too often these days I find that writers try so hard to make their characters complex and flawed, that they end up being self-centred to the point I stop caring about them. Not so in the Grishaverse. Compassion shines through as a theme in this series, and I can really connect with that. This story has heart. And mine is now quietly broken in all the best ways.