Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.
China. More dragons and Temeraire with imperial dragons. Another assassination attempt.
And Laurence still has amnesia although reunited with Temeraire and his crew.
I am so not regretting skipping Part I where other reviewers confirm amnesiatic Laurence was shipwrecked in Japan, clueless about everything (although now apparently fluent in Chinese) and angst-ing every page. An angst-y Japanese teenage noble apparently helped and is now part of Temeraire's crew -- which seemingly has me completely caught up on Part I.