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 residing for himself, his mom, and his sister Mari. satirically, the only factor of worth he has is anything he can’t sell. for so long as Han can keep in mind, he’s worn thick silver cuffs engraved with runes. They’re essentially 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 good friend, Dancer seize 3 younger wizards environment hearth 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 realm a millennium ago. With a mystical piece that robust at stake, Han is familiar with 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 lower back to court docket after three years of relative freedom together with her father’s kin at Demonai camp driving, searching, and dealing the recognized extended family markets. Although Raisa turns into eligible for marriage after her 16th name-day, she isn't looking ahead to buying and selling in her good judgment 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 stored the area. however it sounds like her mom has different plans for her--plans that include a suitor who is going opposed to every thing the Queendom stands for.
The Seven geographical regions will tremble whilst the lives of Han and Raisa collide in this beautiful new page-turner from bestselling writer Cinda Williams Chima.