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By Jaida Jones, Danielle Bennett
With Havemercy, Shadow Magic, and Dragon Soul, the acclaimed writing group of Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett has fused magic and know-how into anything which can merely be termed “magicpunk.” Their specific sort, that includes a refrain of quirky first-person narrators and brilliantly refined world-building, has received those younger writers the plaudits of enthusiasts and critics.
In the Volstov capital of Thremedon, Owen Adamo, the hard-as-nails ex–Chief Sergeant of the Dragon Corps, learns that Volstov’s ruler, the Esar, has been secretly pursuing the potential for resurrecting magically powered sentient robotic dragons—even on the probability of igniting one other struggle. That Adamo won't let. even though he isn't with no friends—Royston, a strong magician, and Balfour, a former corpsman—there is just rather a lot Adamo and his allies can do. Adamo has been placed out to pasture, given a professorship on the collage. Royston, already exiled as soon as, dares now not threat the Esar’s wrath a moment time. And Balfour, who misplaced either arms within the climactic conflict of the warfare, is now a diplomat who spends so much of his time attempting to grasp his new hands—metal replacements that function at the comparable magical ideas because the dragons and feature earned him an collection of nicknames of which “Steelhands” is the least offensive.
But occasionally aid comes the place you least anticipate it. as a result, from first-year college scholars freshly arrived in Thremedon from the rustic: Laurence, a feisty younger lady whose father raised her to be the son he by no means had, and Toverre, her fiancé, an excellent if neurotic dandy who could proportion his wife-to-be’s outfits than her mattress. whilst a mysterious disease moves the first-year scholars, Laurence takes her suspicions to Adamo—and unwittingly units in movement occasions that might swap Volstov endlessly.
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Steelhands (Havemercy, Book 4) by Jaida Jones, Danielle Bennett