By Cinda Williams Chima
Times are not easy within the mountain urban of Fellsmarch. Reformed thief Han Alister will do virtually something to eke out a dwelling for himself, his mom, and his sister Mari. sarcastically, the only factor of price he has is whatever he can’t sell. for so long as Han can keep in mind, he’s worn thick silver cuffs engraved with runes. They’re truly magickedas he grows, they develop, and he’s by no means been capable of get them off.
While out looking at some point, Han and his extended family pal, Dancer trap 3 younger wizards surroundings fireplace to the sacred mountain of Hanalea. After a war of words, Han takes an amulet from Micah Bayar, son of the excessive Wizard, to ensure the boy won't use it opposed to them. Han quickly learns that the amulet has an evil historyit as soon as belonged to the Demon King, the wizard who approximately destroyed the area a millennium ago. With a paranormal piece that robust at stake, Han understands that the Bayars will cease at not anything to get it back.
Meanwhile, Raisa ana’Marianna, Princess inheritor of the Fells, has her personal battles to fight. She’s simply back to court docket after three years of relative freedom together with her father’s relations at Demonai camp driving, looking, and dealing the well-known extended family markets. Although Raisa turns into eligible for marriage after her 16th name-day, she isn't expecting buying and selling in her logic and new abilities for etiquette tutors and stuffy events.
Raisa desires to be greater than an decoration in a glittering cage. She aspires to be like Hanaleathe mythical warrior queen who killed the Demon King and kept the area. however it feels like her mom has different plans for her--plans that include a suitor who is going opposed to every little thing the Queendom stands for.
The Seven nation-states will tremble whilst the lives of Han and Raisa collide in this lovely new page-turner from bestselling writer Cinda Williams Chima.
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Raisa was once mortified. “I don’t are looking to be that sort of queen,” she stated. “Thoughtless and egocentric and shallow and . . . ” “You won’t be,” Amon acknowledged fast. “That’s now not what I intended. ” “Yes it truly is. and that i deserve it. i must be able to assist humans. ” yet what may she do approximately it? She could dwell in a palace, she sat right down to a banquet each evening, and he or she had a cloth wardrobe choked with clothes—but no funds of her personal. She might attempt conversing with the queen, yet she’d had little success urgent her swimsuit past within the week. in keeping with that dialog, her mom most likely deliberate to spend any more cash she had on a marriage. in addition to, Raisa desired to do whatever on her personal. whatever very important. anything emblematic of the queen she intended to be. She’d felt absolutely dead for the reason that returning to Fellsmarch from Demonai. possibly she might empty her closet and promote a few of her frilly attire in Ragmarket and use the proceeds to shop for foodstuff for those that had none. even though that wouldn’t herald a lot cash. after which she had an concept. The extra she considered it, the higher she cherished it. She regarded up at Amon. “Thank you for telling me the reality. Now that you’ve performed that, will you aid me? ” He squinted at her suspiciously. “Help you the way? ” “Could you hold a message to Demonai and inform them to provide it to my grandmother, Elena? ” He hesitated. “I’d want to know what it used to be about,” he stated. “I’m going to invite her to ship one in every of her most sensible investors all the way down to meet with me at Southbridge Temple day after the next day to come. ” “Why Southbridge? ” Amon requested. “Couldn’t they arrive the following? ” “I’m not likely to be well-known there. And there’s an individual at Southbridge Temple i need to speak to. have you ever heard of Speaker Jemson? ” “Well, yeah,” Amon stated, as though shocked Raisa had heard of the outspoken speaker. “Anyone who’s been to Southbridge is aware approximately Jemson. in simple terms . . . how are you making plans on getting there? ” She shrugged. “I’ll cross in hide. You acknowledged I may still get out extra and notice what’s particularly occurring within the urban. ” “What? ” Amon raised his arms, taking a look alarmed. “I didn’t precisely . . . You can’t stroll into Southbridge on your own. I don’t care what sort of cover you’ve received on. ” “Then include me,” she stated, grinning at him. it can be an experience, like the previous days. “One individual isn’t adequate to maintain you secure. ” hastily, he gripped her hand, as though he may perhaps pull her over to his part of the argument. His hand was once hot, the palm callused. “Come on, Raisa, why must you move by yourself? simply make up a narrative. Say you’re going to temple to worship. ” She shook her head. “That’ll suggest an entourage, consider? Armed defend, carriage, and procession? I don’t wish that. i would like sincere solutions, and that i won’t get that with an escort. ” “If you’re going to Southbridge, you’ll desire an armed safeguard. ” while she stated not anything, he further, “What are you as much as? ” “I don’t are looking to say until eventually i do know if it’ll paintings. ” “What if I can’t break out? I’ll most probably be on accountability the remainder of the week. ” She stood. “Well, I’m going, with you or with out you. as a way to include me, meet me day after the next day to come at evensong on the some distance finish of the drawbridge.