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By Courtney Schafer
Dev is a smuggler with the suitable hide. He's in excessive call for as a advisor for the caravans that hold valid items from town of Ninavel into the rustic of Alathia. The direction throughout the Whitefire Mountains is treacherous, and Dev is among the few climbers who is aware find out how to pass them adequately. together with his ability and connections, it's effortless adequate to slide contraband charms from Ninavel - the place any magic is reasonable video game, regardless of how darkish - into Alathia, the place such a lot magic is outlawed.
But smuggling a couple of charms is something; smuggling someone in the course of the warded Alathian border is close to suicidal. Having made a promise to a demise pal, Dev is compelled to tackle a singularly harmful shipment: Kiran. a tender apprentice at the run from essentially the most strong mages in Ninavel, Kiran is determined sufficient to pay a fortune to sneak right into a kingdom the place discovery capability definite execution - and he'll do no matter what it takes to avoid Dev from checking out the bad fact in the back of his getaway.
Yet Kiran isn't the one one harboring a dangerous mystery. stuck up in an internet of subterfuge and darkish magic, Dev and Kiran needs to have the ability to belief one another - or face not just their very own destruction, yet that of the whole urban of Ninavel.
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He saw that I fired the musket without pulling the trigger. ” “He wasn’t going to. He kept it a secret through last winter and spring. Summer came, and then Phille got sick and Da didn’t have any money for the doctor. Phille’s my older brother. ” So they turned in their daughter for a handsome reward. Erika had heard similar stories. Peasants had little choice, after all. If they turned in their children or friends or relatives they were given land, money, cattle. If the Longdogs found out you were hiding a mage, however, your whole family could go to the headsman.
Dominik. ” Dominik suddenly toppled from the driver’s seat. Erika rushed forward to catch him, nearly losing her balance on the snow, and Tirel leapt from his horse to help. They both lowered the driver gently to the ground. ” Tirel asked. ” “I didn’t hear a shot,” Tirel said. Erika heard the sound of splintering wood and looked up to see a bullet lodged in the frame of the carriage not far from her head. She dove into the carriage and snatched her small sword. “Stay here,” she said to Norrine.
Santiole gave a curt, approving nod. “It took me longer than expected to speak to Lady Erika without being spotted. They’ve closed the port and they have men watching all the city gates. ” Norrine asked. “We’ll go during the night. ” Santiole moved the hem of her jacket to reveal a coil of rope hanging from her belt. ” Erika and her entourage ascended back into the mountains the next day, their team of four horses pulling them higher and higher into the pass between Norport and the wheat fields of Kez known as the Amber Expanse.
The Whitefire Crossing (Shattered Sigil, Book 1) by Courtney Schafer