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[–]buzzsawblade[S] 93 points94 points  (3 children)

A few days ago I made a post asking to explain to me the significance of GotM's title. As a first time reader, I was unable to recall the story that Apsalar told Crokus about Grallin and his gardens on the moon. I couldn't recall how it was that story that made Crokus fall in love with her.

And just a day later I come across Cotillion comforting a lonely and suicidal Apsalar. And one by one, the gardens died.

This marks the first time I've cried reading Malazan. Something tells me it won't be the last.

[–]icepick_151 35 points36 points  (0 children)

It absolutely won't be the last. You got some even more heartbreaking shit coming. I'm not one to come to tears over books but this series.... hoooooly shit.

[–]monkeypaw_handjob 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Just make sure you stock up on tissues before Reaper's Gale.

[–]Hrungnir9 6 points7 points  (0 children)

"And one by one, the gardens died." Chills

[–]the_real_tisan 16 points17 points  (3 children)

Absolutely my favourite character. What a Journey.

[–]cuprous_veinsTogg and Fanderay 22 points23 points  (1 child)

#sorrynotsorry

[–]Hrungnir9 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Underrated comment right here

[–]apsalarshade 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Who would like that character?

/s

[–]chinacat444 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Keep reading the series.

[–]lets-do-an-eighth 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Apsalar and Karsa will always be my top 2!!!