At first, I felt a little lost, but that's probably because I haven't read The Shadow Rogue; even still, as I continued reading, the plot gradually made more sense. Your character development skills are exceptional, and I definitely didn't see that twist coming (no spoilers!). Moreover, the pacing of the story is perfect. I love supernatural stories, and you incorporated every kind of supernatural being there is in such a phenomenal and imaginative way. I felt there was a lot of information to digest, particularly in chapter 3, so I found myself re-reading it a few times.
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Nonetheless, the overall plot is unique and intriguing, and I hope you release more chapters soon! I'm definitely going to read The Shadow Rogue to better understand the backstory. You should be proud of your work; it's an excellent read!