Elliott, Kate -- Shadow Gate

I really liked Spirit Gate, but I somehow lost the thread when trying to read this one. Probably would have been fine if I'd read them back to back, but the broad spread of characters were fuzzy in my memory, insufficiently reintroduced, and their stories were too separate for me to get back into. Also, if you have a bunch of people who are distinguished only by the unique colors of their cloaks -- and they insist on going nameless, for magical reasons -- is it fair to put one in a scene without mentioning the cloak color? Really?

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