Sherrilyn Kenyon Writing Styles in Illusion: Chronicles of Nick

Sherrilyn Kenyon
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Point of View

The novel is written in the third person, somewhat limited perspective. While the third person narrator mainly cleaves to Nick's thoughts, revealing his inner monologue throughout the action of the novel. Despite being the Malachai demon, Nick demonstrates remarkably little inner conflict. His moral compass is firmly set to good, and he never wavers from doing the brave, just, or right thing. Even in the moment when he holds Thorn’s life in his hands, Nick does not truly consider killing him. The novel is an archetypal epic of good versus evil, but despite theoretically containing both sides of the coin within himself, Nick does not struggle. The battle is entirely externalized.

After the Prologue and Chapters 1 and 2, the novel unexpectedly shifts to Nick’s true reality, where readers see Kody and Caleb dealing with the ramifications of Nick’s disappearance. This obviously means the...

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