Grave Mercy: His Fair Assassin, Book I Topics for Discussion

R. L. LaFevers
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Discuss arranged marriages as it pertains to the novel.

How is Ismae and her story similar to that of the duchess? How are they different?

For what reasons does Ismae believe that she is especially suited for the role she is being given at the convent? What makes her change her mind at the end of the novel?

What is Sybella's role in the novel?

In what way does the idea of each person having a purpose in life fit into the novel? How does Ismae discover her purpose in life?

Discuss the relationships between parents and children as they are presented in the novel.

How are Hivern and Ismae similar? What ultimately keeps Ismae from killing Hivern?

Why is it significant that Ismae is impervious to poison?

How does the game of chess play a role in the novel?

Why is it so...

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