AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH! NO. Begone, thou foul piece of pond slime.
20 percent through and I've seen nothing but exposition-by-folklore and the rape of a 16-year-old girl. I'm all for anti-heroes, but if I have to read any more of Conventant's whine-wallow-pity-me-ANGRYANGRYANGRYRAPEYOU-whinge-whine-self-loathe-pity-me-pity-me-ANGRYANRGYKEELYOU bullshit, I will lose restraint and unwittingly destroy my reading device.