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Mill Avenue Vexations by Kyt Dotson

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Rated 7.19 out of 10 Statistics

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Chapters: 12

Genre: Supernatural / Fantasy

Audience: goths, teens

Updated: Monthly

Content Advisory

Occasional Sexual Content

Occasional Coarse Language

Occasional Violence

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Overall Rating: 7.191

Average Rating: 1 (Guests), 7.38 (Members)

Ranking: #114

Rating Count: 4 (0 Guests, 4 members)

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"Far from run of the mill..."

Mill Avenue Vexations is brilliant. There. I said it.

Instead of reading the first few chapters, keeping a track of what I liked and what I didn’t, I was caught up in the story and was already at volume four by the time I looked up.

The story starts with a bang, but doesn’t fizzle out from there – it moves along quickly, but not at the expense of characterisation.

The mythology appears to be simple (for example, tarot cards are a large part of the plot), but subtle complications are weaved in – such as Vex’s inner demons. (Also, the tarot is explained as you go along, so there’s no need to worry – you won’t be left wanting for explanation as to what each of the pertinent cards mean).

Vex, and her supporting cast, are great – all are well-drawn from the get-go. (I also love the references to the many times Vex has punched people out – the world needs more feisty goth chicks).

Gore is alluded to, but not shown explicitly – this is a good technique, as one grows tired of reading in-depth descriptions of exactly how a body was mutilated.

I highly recommend it, and I’m looking forward to reading the rest of the volumes.

Rating: 9/10

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