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YMMV: Alex Verus
  • Crack is Cheaper: When the Audiobook for Fated came out, the CD-Version cost 80 Euros.
  • Nightmare Fuel: The entirety of Elsewhere. Almost every time Alex goes there, he finds himself in some kind of horrible danger. The fact that Alex specifically mentions that nobody is sure what exactly it is and how it works makes it even scarier, though no less fascinating for that.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Anne and Sonder starting with the Aftermath of Chosen. Anne's reaction is justified because it unpleasantly reminded her of her own Dark and Troubled Past. Sonder's reaction... not so much. Especially when Alex points out the hypocrisy of it by pointing out that Sonder apparently was fine with Alex killing people when it was Sonder's own life on the line.
    • To a lesser extent, Alex himself, starting with the middle of Chosen and apparently ending with the end of Hidden. His interactions with people who stood by his side for the last three books seems very abrasive. He got better, though.
  • The Untwist: The Foreshadowing for Rachel having Harvested Shireen was just a bit too obvious in Cursed. Readers who already figured it out were a little bored with the "big reveal" in Chosen.

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