Throne of Glass, a treat for those who love fantasy mixed with strong heroines, introduces us to Celaena Sardothien, a woman with a sordid past who stomps into an intimidating castle with the intention of winning her freedom. Celeana is a likeable, capable protagonist who will charm even the most skeptical of readers. Okay, I took quite a while to actually start reading this book, despite already owning most of the series. I’m not sure why, but I think it’s because it was/is so hyped up. I’m annoyed by hype, so I tend to avoid whatever is being hyped up for as long as I can stand it. Eventually, I just have to see what all the fuss is about. So, let’s dig our claws in and take a deeper look, shall we? Our opening line starts us off with this: “After a year of slavery in the Salt Mines of Endovier, Celaena Sardothien was accustomed to being escorted everywhere in shackles and at sword-point.” I think this is a pretty strong opening because: It raises many questions, which is always good to make the reader want to keep reading. It already tells us a good bit about Celaena’s character….