Tag: slavery

The Women of the Trojan War

I love the idea of telling stories of the women of antiquity and specifically the women of The Trojan War has become a popular topic recently so I jumped at the chance to pick up A Thousand Ships.

Overall it’s a good book. I enjoyed it I just find myself almost bummed (don’t know if that’s the right word) that the women who stand out so brightly in this book are the ones with the stories that always have.

A Story for the Deathless Girls

The Deathless Girls

By: Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Lil and Kizzy are twin sisters on the verge of their divining day (having their futures told) when they find their camp attacked by soldiers families killed and the survivors taken and forced into slavery.

The twins find themselves working in the Boyar’s kitchen and learning that the legend of human sacrifices to the “Dragon” is all too true.