By Cinda Williams Chima
Times are tough within the mountain urban of Fellsmarch. Reformed thief Han Alister will do nearly whatever to eke out a residing for himself, his mom, and his sister Mari. sarcastically, the only factor of price he has is anything he can’t sell. for so long as Han can take note, he’s worn thick silver cuffs engraved with runes. They’re sincerely magickedas he grows, they develop, and he’s by no means been capable of get them off.
While out looking in the future, Han and his extended family pal, Dancer seize 3 younger wizards surroundings fireplace to the sacred mountain of Hanalea. After a disagreement, 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 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 courtroom after three years of relative freedom together with her father’s kinfolk at Demonai camp using, looking, and dealing the recognized extended family markets. Although Raisa turns into eligible for marriage after her 16th name-day, she isn't waiting for buying and selling in her good judgment and new talents 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 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 beautiful new page-turner from bestselling writer Cinda Williams Chima.
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All right,” Cuffs stated, smiling slantwise. “You cross on. I’ll be ready right here. ” Amon became and raced towards the bridge, yet hadn’t gotten various paces whilst he heard his identify back. “Amon! Corporal Byrne! Where’ve you been? Wasn’t we imagined to meet at midday? ” He became and located his grey Wolf cadets clustered round the bridge pillar. On impulse he stated, “Come on with me to the guardhouse. I pay attention there’s hassle. ” They lower to front of the road for the bridge. The guardsman on responsibility saluted. “Are you the reinforcements? ” he requested, eyeing Amon’s partners. “Right,” Amon stated. “Reinforcements. What appears the difficulty? ” “Dunno. a few type of prisoner rebellion. ” Amon set a killing velocity around the bridge, which reduce at the questions from the Wolfpack. The door to the guardhouse used to be ajar. numerous guards stood round outdoors, armed with golf equipment. Amon slowed his speed and approached carefully from the facet. whilst he peered round the door body, he observed a handful of guardsmen bunched on the finish of the hall that ended in the cells. “What’s happening? ” Amon requested, major the others inside of. “Where’s Sergeant Gillen? ” “Corporal Byrne, thank the Maker,” one of many guardsmen acknowledged, merely too satisfied at hand over accountability. “The prisoners took over the mobilephone block the day past morning. they've got the gate barricaded and they’re conserving Sergeant Gillen and a few others hostage. ” Amon blinked at them. “How did all this occur? ” the fellow shrugged. “Search me. This younger woman are available trying to find her sister, acknowledged she used to be being held within the cells. Sergeant Gillen, he took the lady right down to the pit. ” “A younger lady? Who did she are looking to see? ” “It used to be one in every of them Raggers what Sergeant Gillen’s been interrogating. the subsequent factor i do know, all hell’s damaged unfastened and the prisoners are difficult a fashion out or they’ll minimize Gillen’s throat. ” good, Amon idea, that’d be a disgrace, to sacrifice Sergeant Gillen for the great of the area. Aloud he acknowledged, “Who’s their spokesman? ” “That lady and her sister, i suppose. We didn’t comprehend what to do, so we been looking ahead to note from the captain. ” “Captain Byrne despatched me to—um—investigate. ” Amon poked his head into the hall. The prisoners had caught torches on each side of the gate, blinding him so he couldn’t see past them. “You! within the cells! this is often Corporal Byrne. i have to seek advice from you. ” “Corporal Byrne? quite? ” It was once Raisa’s voice, and Amon approximately collapsed from aid. He had no proposal what she was once as much as, yet she was once alive not less than, and out of Cuffs’s fingers. Now all he had to do used to be get her out of there with no gifting away her identification and elevating plenty of questions they didn’t are looking to resolution. “Yes,” he acknowledged. “Ah—who are you? ” It looked like the most secure query. “I’m Sarie’s sister, Rebecca,” she acknowledged, hesitating a bit over the identify. “I’m the officer in command,” he acknowledged, feeling silly as he acknowledged it. “Truce for a gathering? ” He heard a flurry of dialog, extra like an issue, after which a brand new voice stated, “You come to us. Unarmed. palms raised. try out something and I’ll spit you're keen on a pig.