A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses) Themes & Motifs

Sarah J. Maas
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The Cost of War

War is a costly proposition. The majority of this novel is focused on the fact that the King of Hybern is threatening war and that Rhysand, Fayre, and the others are trying to stop it or to ensure they can win it. While there is an obvious cost of war in property damage, death, and the sheer expense of supplying and moving the troops, there are other costs such as the strain placed on families and friendships.

Morrigan, third-in-command of the Night Court, is the first character to bring up the cost of war as she is struggling with the fact that High Lord Rhysand has made deals with two males who hurt her terribly. Rhysand has agreed to help Eris take the throne. In return, Eris has agreed to keep Fayre's powers secret and to urge his father to join in the...

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