#1 Did you have an understanding of the world created by this novel, or did you find the complexity too much?
#2 In a book that it appears many have trouble liking, what is one thing that you like about this book?
#3 Did you agree with the author’s decision to make Ayla a fierce assassin in battle and a weakling in her emotions? For example her obvious contempt for Garret but yet her willingness to be his mate and subject herself to his demeaning manor?
#4 What do you think the significance of the the baby Ayla carries is/will be?
#5 What do you think of Ayla's ascension to the throne? Do you believe she accepted her own destiny too easily?