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DESERT STEEL

If you can’t hear it, I’m humming the good the bad and the ugly theme right now.

By Whyknotzoidberg, author of Hotfoot

Dec 3, 2015: Thank you review swaps. Without them I would have never stumbled upon this awesome story. Honestly it’s one of the best western things I’ve ever had the privilege of experiencing.

Let’s get down to it. Writing 4.9/5

Awesome. This serial is very atmospheric and description heavy, which I love. It really set the mood, and brought the desert to life. Characters are described well, and I have a vivid image of everything around the characters. It may be a bit too purple prosey for some, and the repetition of desert steel got kind of annoying, but those were just minor complaints.

Dialogue 4.5/5

I don’t know what else to say besides this really seemed like I was reading a Clint Eastwood film. I loved the interactions, and the inner monologues were awesome.

World 4.6/5

Awesome. Combine dune, mad max, and spaghetti westerns, and you get a shadow of what this world is. It’s deep, mysterious, and very compelling.

Conflicts 4.8/10

I call this section, which is usually combat or fight scenes, conflicts because atm not much fighting has gone on, in true western fashion.. Instead, we have tense face offs, and Mexican standoffs galore. There awesome. I can’t describe it better than that. Awesome. Tense, scary, badass, and all about that buildup.

Overall this is awesome. It’s not action heavy so far, so if you’re a Django guy, you might want to skip out on this one, however, If you like classic old school westerns like GBU or the magnificent seven, this should definitely be on your reading list.

Notice. This review was done at chapter six. Things might change in the future. I will update accordingly.

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