A work of genius
5 February 23, 2019
His name in Alarian is Kaap-inna-Valma and literally means "Hole-in-the-Wall", a perfect metaphor for how little and unimportant people make him, even if he is truly sentient, a shape-shifter, a telepath, and can shape reality into whatever he imagines. I think it's symbolic how from a Hole-in-the-Wall, he becomes a "doorway" or a tunnel, or a way in or out of a situation, for whence Vivian/Louise Blackwick beautifully branding him as a "Weaver of Ways".
Kaap is a work of true genius, and this little creature alone makes Vivian Amberville unique, original and fresh. Harry Potter is awesome and since I'm British, I grew up with it, but it's time to let new authors and film makers offer us a new escape. We need something original, something that will transcend the borders of history.
We need Vivian Amberville and we need authors like Louise Blackwick to bring us there