September 8th, 2020

Book 13 - 2019

Book 13: Saga: Volume 7 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples - 152 pages

Description from bookdepository.co.uk:
Finally reunited with her ever-expanding family, Hazel travels to a war-torn comet that Wreath and Landfall have been battling over for ages. New friendships are forged and others are lost forever in this action-packed volume about families, combat and the refugee experience.


Thoughts:
This is probably the saddest of all the Saga volumes thus far. After the last volume ended with our favourite family reunited and some joyous news, by the end of this one we've lost three characters, one that had been awhile, two not so much, all important and all heartbreaking. Now reunited, Alana, Marko, Hazel, Robot and Petri are trying to get back to the planet Robot's son was left on. Things don't go to plan and they find themselves stuck on the hellish comet Phang - a dreadful battlefield in the never ending war. Planning to be there a few days, the gang gets stuck there for 6 months, befriending a local family along the way. Hazel's made a friend, but Robot's not happy he's been stuck for so long. Accordingly, he effectively goads Isabel into doing some investigating for him and it all goes downhill from there. Meanwhile, we pick up with The Will again, who decides to track down Sophie and Gwen but doesn't like the response he gets from them. Again, another awesome addition to the series. I'm conscious that I've only got two volumes to go - I've heard volume 9 is a killer, so I'm starting to get nervous!!


13 / 50 books. 26% done!


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