“The Little Sisters of Eluria” is a page novella originally written for and published in the anthology Legends: Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy, and later included in King’s own collection Everything’s Eventual. The story is part of King’s Dark Tower. The Little Sisters of Eluria Cover for Little Sisters of Eluria + Gunslinger Author Stephen King Cover artist Michael Whelan Country US Genre(s) Fantasy, Horror, . The Little Sisters of Eluria [Stephen King, Michael Whelan] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This 4, copy Limited Artist Edition is.

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I actually read this as part of Everything’s Eventual, but GR has limitations surrounding reading short story collections, so I’ve recorded the reading under this edition. But there’s no clip-clop of horses. One of the Sisters, Sister Jenna, reveals to Roland that she had involuntarily joined the others, and longs to leave them.

Usually, short stories that are part of a big saga siisters are lacking something.

The Little Sisters of Eluria/Chapter Two

Unfortunately, after searching for water and signs of life, Roland stumbles down the wrong back alley where he’s jumped by a pack of muties, and beaten to within an inch of his life. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Init was included in King’s collection Everything’s Eventual. Aug 29, Wayne Barrett rated it it was ok Shelves: Now near death following a vicious attack by the Slow Mutants, Roland Deschain is taken in by a group of nuns who specialize in anything but the healing arts.

The Little Sisters of Eluria/Chapter One

The next night, Roland and Sister Jenna initiate their escape, but the other Sisters try to intercede. Roland scares it off, and while looking over the corpse, finds a rectangle-shaped medallion. I’m not sure I’ve ever heard King say for sure.

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It is promoted as a short that can stand on its own two feet even for those that are unfamiliar with the series. He senses he’s being watched. Another adventure of Roland that was more like a bad experience for, but it was at all a bad experience for me to read this story. Jenna sends the doctors after them as she and Roland escape. Roland awakens later and to his left, sees a boy he mistakes for James at first who is bearing the same pendant as well, and decides it must be a family emblem.

After only two pages it’s had already become clear that this cannot be read as a standalone despite what King tries to tell us in the introduction and is misplaced as 0. The story opens in Roland’s younger days as he is trying to track down the Man in Black.

Totally out of character for the young, surviving knight from Gilead. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Bryant Burnette February 26, at 7: No rumble of wagon’s wheels. Ah, I forgot to add my name.

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If there’s to be damnation, let it be by my choosing, not theirs. In this desolate reality—a dangerous land filled with ancient technology and deadly magic, and yet one that mirrors our own in frightening ways—Roland is on a spellbinding and soul-shattering quest to locate and somehow save the mystical nexus of all worlds, all universes: Leuria January 28, at 4: Newer Post Older Post Home. What I can say, though, is that my initial assessment is that Ross’s style is a bit less realistic, and a bit more patently comic-booky, than Jae Lee’s style.

I wanted someone to be playing “Hey Jude” in the old ragtime stylings, just as Sheb did. Sister Jenna reveals an ability to command the “doctors”, who provide a diversion.

The next night, Roland plans to eluroa with Jenna but they are soon stopped by four of the other Sisters. He makes it like too I must say, I was fairly pittle in Roland’s skill, or lack thereof, especially considering that littlle still had the use of both of those lightning fast hands.

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But not this one. At one book a month, I begin my journey I consulted a Dark Tower expert and he told me I may as well read the books in chronological story order, so that’s what I did. What could go wrong? Feb 15, Arnis rated it really liked it. Slow mutants Roland and his horse arrive at a deserted village, Eluriawhere he encounters a feral eisters bearing a cross-shaped spot in its fur attempting to eat a dead body.

Too much going on at work! How successful is it on those grounds? I should warn you, if you haven’t lkttle the comics, or at least the novella upon which they are based, then you might want to skip reading this post and the five that will follow it. After all that claustrophobia, then, it comes almost as a relief when the menace finally materializes, and Ross — along with colorist Richard Isanove, who does his customary terrific work — doesn’t merely open things up, he explodes them: I have had my eye on the Dark Tower series for a while now?

It seems to have been roughly around this time that King truly began, consciously or unconsciously, to lace his works together. I was doing elyria blog-archiving tonight and noticed that I’d never responded to this comment. Archived from the original on Roland takes it and is immediately attacked and rendered unconscious by a group of slow mutants. This is, indeed, not a bad place to start.

Jul 16, Maria rated it it was amazing.