Rebecca Yarros’ Fantasy Blockbuster ‘The Iron Flame’ “Wrung Out” Gymnast Laurie Hernandez’s “Soul”

Published 11/08/2023, 10:31 PM EST

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In a world familiar with pop culture giants like Harry Potter, Rebecca Yarros steps into the arena with her latest novels. Her new launch is a perfect contender in the fantasy genre. Freshly launched, the anticipation among supporters for the completion of “Iron Flame” was palpable. However, it came out as an unexpected twist since the American artistic gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, completed the novel.

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Within a mere two days of its release, this athlete’s revelation became a headline sensation, spreading like wildfire across social media platforms. The shockwaves resonated globally, creating a stir within the literary and gymnastics communities alike. Yarros’ work, aimed at standing shoulder to shoulder to match modern classics, has found a surprising advocate in the athletic realm.

Here’s what Laurie Hernandez’s post says

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Hernandez has been pretty active on her socials. Two days after posting some pictures and clips in New York, the sensational athlete added a new story that took the internet by storm. She in the story has posted her worried face along with the impactful words. The 23-year-old gymnast adds, “Guys I finished Iron Flame. I am so unwell.” Furthermore, tagging the author she adds, “u just wrung out my soul like a towel”.

The “Iron Flame” was launched on November 7th. The novel is already trending for the content and the mixture Yarros seems to have given in to it. Furthermore, it has currently over 83 million views as reported by TIME. In addition to this, Iron Flame is not the first viral edition. Rather, it is a sequel to the book she launched back in May 2023. Rebecca Yarros has intricately crafted a fictional world in the novel.

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What is Iron Flame all about?

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Following the success of “Fourth Wing,” Rebecca Yarros’ New York Times best-selling romantic, “Iron Flame” continues the saga. She has showcased age-old conflict between the dragon-inhabited Navarre and the griffin-populated Poromiel, conceals the emergence of a power-hungry adversary known as venin, individuals corrupted by stealing magic from the earth. 

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Violet Sorrengail, is a dragon rider who discovered her destiny in the preceding installment. Across 600 pages, filled with steamy romance and intense battles, “Iron Flame” unfolds, culminating in a cliffhanger where Violet’s boyfriend, Xaden, transforms into venin, the very enemy they fight against.

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Yarros sheds light on the intricacies of venin stages, referencing pivotal moments in the narrative, amidst Violet’s discovery of Xaden’s intrinsic nature. A mind-reading ability channeled through their dragon—questions arise about whether he would have confessed this truth on his own. Lastly, the author hints at a crucial scene in the “finale” that could have altered the course for Violet and Xaden, underlining the second-biggest revelation in “Iron Flame.”

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Harshita Chawla

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I'm Harshita Chawla, a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. My journey began as a sports writer for a college magazine, cultivating a rich understanding of content creation in the sports industry. My versatility spans from crafting insightful content on alpine skiing to exploring various facets of gymnastics.
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