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Divine Intervention

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I had a hard time getting into this book, it was hard to read in most formats and was hard to follow as well with regards to the storyline itself.
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This was a fantasy graphic novel/comic book. The illustrations were large and well done in a great style for this type of book. As far as the story went, it was a bit meh. An okay book and those who are die hard graphic novel/comic fans, they will probably enjoy it more than I did. It was not what I was expecting.
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I was accepted by netgalley to read Divine Intervention about two females who were a godless cleric by the name of Appelonia who was the best tracker in her region  and Narasumas who had been given the task  to find a murderer who must be punished in the name of the gods Narasumas serves.  I found the novel hard to get into as I haven't read the novels which the gaphic novel is based on and found it not easy to follow as the only mention of the worlds was at the beginning of the graphic novel which were the maps.  It would of be great if there was a synopsis on  what honua was like.  I also would of liked to have the backstory extended of how genevieve the demon had become part of the group but i did like the backstory of  Jin and thought it was cleverly done in black and white.  On the whole it was an okay graphic novel but it could have been really good.  So I have to give it 2 stars.
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All in all not impressed. The story was lacking and the art didn't make up for it. It seemed like a good story conceptually but there was nothing that hooked me.
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This book is just so confusing.  First off it’s an ARC which means the print is fuzzy throughout most of the title.  Then add to it the story which seems to jump from point to point with out any real connections.  Then you have divine intervention that comes at the change of seasons, or can be called upon.  There is a lack of world building.  It appears the author is trying to create the Game of Thrones in the space Goosebumps. It’s just not working.  The artwork is okay, but not as good as other graphic novels.  It seems almost half done, or if it is a rushed school project.
August 2
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I liked the art style and the story. I enjoyed the DnD vibes that I got from while reading this. It had a diverse character base which I liked.
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A great start of a story in which our characters coming from different backgrounds need to join forces to capture a murderer. With an exciting mystery story and beautiful graphics we embarque in a quest full of dangers and mytery and some big toothed bunnies.
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Narasumas, Applelonia, and some giant colorful rabbits traipse around a snowy fantasy land in Divine Intervention.

I wanted to like this female led graphic novel fantasy. However, the lettering was so distracting and the story so confusing that unfortunately I did not. Who notices lettering? I never did until reading this tale. Or maybe it was just too much of it? I don’t know but I can’t recommend Divine Intervention. 2 stars.

Thanks to BHC Press and NetGalley for a copy in exchange for my honest review.
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For a fantasy indie comic, this wasn't too shabby.  The art was a bit amateurish in places, but overall some nice world building in a typical Dungeons & Dragons type setting.  I'd read more and may check out the author's prose novels this spins out of.
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I'd skip this graphic novel. I ended up dnfing this one completely out of boredom. It's short but the pacing is all off and I was really disconnected from the story. I feel like the images weren't placed or used well. And I hated how it was constantly jumping back and forth between two different times right in the middle of an action scene. The characters were boring to read from and there was little to no world-building. 

I wouldn't pick this one up if you haven't read the original series because they just chuck you right into this one.
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Great artwork. Very fun and exciting adventure. I loved the characters so much, it was probably my most favorite thing about it.
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2.5 stars

While this was an interesting story I found it very lacking. The artwork wasn't that great and neither was the lettering. Those issues aside, I did like the story and characters. I think this is a good start to a series but it definitely needs a little polishing up. This is a very quick read so if you are looking for something short, then this may be for you.
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At first glance, it immediately looked like this was set in a world that the author had created in other works, and it appears that I was correct. This is a spinoff graphic novel based in the world of Ophelia Legacy, a prose novel series by the author. Due to this, the story sometimes got a little confusing and the world building was mostly absent. There is a lot more about the world I'd like to know and learn about before I feel like I can be truly invested. 

The book can stand alone and the story is interesting enough in its own right, but this being a fantasy so much more can be expanded upon. I believe the author is writing more in this graphic novel series so perhaps future chapters would bring more insight, but as it stands now it's an interesting but not a terribly engaging read.
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A badly drawn, poorly lettered, mediocre, and boring fantasy adventure. I want my graphic novels to have originality, decent plot, and interesting characters who develop. This isn’t it.
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Interesting but very short. At first I wasn't sure if I was reading something already in progress. The black and white pages lack impact, I think I would have preferred them in color or at least sepia
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Rating: 2.5 stars

Divine Intervention was a very quick read (slowed only by the way my phone formatted it terribly, but I'm not blaming the book for my phone's sins). Divine Intervention puts forward an absolutely interesting concept. I like the premise set out at the end of this story, playing into some of my absolute loves (superhero figures and mistaken identities) but this entry itself felt a little overburdened by exposition. Perhaps that's just me reading from the perspective of someone who has experience with RPG/D&D genres (because this did feel a lot like a D&D session) but I felt like there were huge chunks of information squeezed into the middle of scenes that created a slightly broken pace. Readers with less knowledge about traditional RPG classes and deity systems might appreciate this though. The art style was fun, and didn't distract from the story, and I did love that the characters were diverse. I think I would have enjoyed this potentially more if it was two volumes, and the information dumps were spread out a little more to make it feel a bit more natural, but overall this was an interesting read and I will probably keep an eye out for the remainder of the series. If you like RPG/D&D/questing adventurers, you will probably enjoy this story.
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I was really excited for this one since I love mythology in graphic novels, but I just couldn't get into this one. The world building seemed solid, but there was a few times that the exposition would pull me out of the story. The artwork also seemed a bit lacking to me.
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This was an interesting story. The artwork was alright, so I was able to actually enjoy the story visually. Although the storyline was good, the story jumped back and forth and at times I didn’t really know what was going on. It would information dump in the middle of a plot, making it hard to keep up. Hopefully that will be cleaned up in the second one. Overall I gave it 3 stars
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Appealing images combine with a high fantasy story.  I would gladly recommend this book for comic book fans.
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Woah, this for sure a very quick read! It doesn’t even take 30 minutes for me to finish it. So, if you’re looking for a quick and easy read this is the place to go! 

I really enjoyed it overall from the art to the characters and more. I love the diversity in species. I also loved the personalities in the characters. It was overall a joy ride. One I could read over and over again. 

So, I would like to thank the publisher for giving a ARC of this to read.
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