Fables, Vol. 17: Inherit the Wind (Fables #17) (Fables Universe #34)

And now we have the fallout from Fables, Vol. 16: Super Team. North Wind sacrificed himself to defeat Mr. Dark, but in the way of these stories, there must always be a North Wind. And since there are a whole pile of direct descendents (in Bigby and Snow’s children), well, perhaps one of them will become king.

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If only anyone had the slightest idea how to choose which one or proove that they’re actually worthwhile.

Along that line, there’s a side plot about Rose Red becoming a Hope of … something? I’m not sure what’s going on here. But hey, Santa Claus.

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It kind of works. But really the main plotline with the Wolfkids is better. Even if the idea of a kid becoming the North Wind is mildly bizarre. Stranger things have happened though.