Eh, you can justify anything with enough words.
In book one Harry didn't tell her everything. He did it to protect her, but she is a cop
I think Kat's working very hard to cover up a mistake Butcher makes in the writing. It happens, there's no need to invent a huge mythology to defend
The seventies comic books on The Savage Sword of Conan - the black and white ones penned by Roy Thomas, John Buscema, Alcala and others. Plenty of purple
The second Chalion book is called Paladin of Souls and the protagonist is a mature lady in her forties (Royina Ista). It isone of my favorites.
Anybody know if there's a plan for a sequel? This was one of the most entertaining and hysterical fantasy books i've ever read. Last I read, Marmell