Last time on Shadow and Bone, Alina left the Little Palace, got noticed by the Darkling’s men, and was rescued by Mal. Where will the duo venture next? Find out after the cut.
Last time on Shadow and Bone, Baghra revealed that the Darkling has sinister plans in store for Alina. How will Alina react? Find out after the cut.
Last time on Shadow and Bone, Alina showed off her Super Special Magic Power at a fancy dinner party and had a less-than-favorable reunion with Mal (argh). Will she finally get over her childhood friend? Find out after the cut.
Last time on Shadow and Bone, Alina finally had a successful Training Montage, discovered that she was Beautiful All Along, and got a kiss from the Darkling. Will things keep improving for her? Find out after the cut.
Last time on Shadow and Bone, Alina discovered that she is going to receive a rare Magic Amplifier, learned a little more about Magic Theory, and finally figured out how to Do Magic. Will things improve for her? Find out after the cut.
Last time on The Grisha, Genya burned all of Alina’s letters to Mal! Oh, and we also learned about Genya’s abuse in the royal palace. Can Alina stop complaining about her problems already? Find out after the cut.
I’m taking a quick break from my recap of Shadow and Bone to cover Genya’s short story, “The Tailor.” Normally I don’t interrupt recaps like this, but “The Tailor” concerns that favor that Alina asked Genya back in the last chapter. Did Genya find a way to contact Mal? And how is Genya’s life in the royal palace?
You have the choice of following my recap below, or reading the story online here. Or you can do both!
CONTENT WARNING: Rape is mentioned. You’ve been warned.