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By Cinda Williams Chima

Times are difficult within the mountain urban of Fellsmarch. Reformed thief Han Alister will do virtually 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 be mindful, he’s worn thick silver cuffs engraved with runes.  They’re basically magicked—as he grows, they develop, and he’s by no means been in a position to get them off.  

While out looking at some point, Han and his extended family buddy, Dancer trap 3 younger wizards surroundings 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 history—it as soon as belonged to the Demon King, the wizard who approximately destroyed the realm a millennium ago.  With a paranormal piece that strong 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 back to courtroom after three years of relative freedom along with her father’s family members at Demonai camp – using, looking, and dealing the well-known 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 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 Hanalea—the mythical warrior queen who killed the Demon King and kept the area. however it appears 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 attractive new page-turner from bestselling writer Cinda Williams Chima.

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Lucius raised bushy eyebrows. "The Breaking, a'course. " he asked sarcastically. "I've heard of the Breaking," Han said irritably. " His voice trailed off and he stared at Lucius, wondering if the old man had sipped a little too much product. "Hold on. " He whispered the last two words, which people tended to do, and resisted the urge to make a sign against evil. "His name was Alger," Lucius said softly, his whole body slumping into a puddle of wrinkled skin and drab cloth. The sun went behind a cloud, and it was suddenly cold on the creek bank.

All of it. " Mari pulled apart the bun and downed it in greedy bites, licking her fingers at the end. Sweet, spicy sauce smeared her mouth, and she ran her tongue over her lips, trying to get the last little bit. Han wished he was seven again, when all it took was a pork bun to make him happy. He handed her another, but as she took it, she got a good look at him. "What happened to your face? " She reached up and touched his face with her small hand, like it was delicate as an eggshell. " Just then he heard the weary clump, clump, clump up the stairs that said Mam was home.

She's in a right state. " Bones, he thought, feeling guilty. " She hesitated, considering a lie, then shook her head. " Han pressed his lips together to keep from spilling his thoughts. Mari's faith was somehow precious to him, like a dream he couldn't let go of. She was the only person in all of Ragmarket who'd ever believed in him. He crossed to the hearth, pulled a stick from their dwindling supply, and laid it on the fire. Then he sat down on the thin mattress next to his sister, keeping his face turned away from the firelight.

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