By C. Greenwood
In a province the place magic is forbidden and its possessors are murdered by means of the harsh Praetor, younger Ilan, born with the strong present of her ancestors, has just one wish for survival. Concealment. within the shadow of Dimmingwood, she unearths transitority security with a band of wooded area brigands led through the notorious outlaw Rideon the crimson Hand.
But as Ilan matures, learns the abilities of survival, and struggles to grasp the inherent magic of her loss of life race, threat is usually shut at the back of. whilst previous enemies reappear and new friendships result in betrayal, will her discovery of an enchanted bow turn out to be Ilan’s ultimate salvation or her final downfall?
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Also within the LEGENDS OF DIMMINGWOOD series:
Betrayal of Thieves ~ e-book II
Circle of Thieves ~ ebook III
Redemption of Thieves ~ ebook IV
Journey of Thieves ~ e-book V
Rule of Thieves ~ e-book VI
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You advised Kinsley that none of your partners used to be a nobleman touring in hide, yet you stated not anything of your self. you notice, I’m familiar with the crafty methods cheating monks can twist their phrases. There are 1000 how you can lie with no uttering an untruth. yet then, i guess you aren’t a true venerated besides, are you? we all know clergymen of the sunshine take a vow opposed to violence. Who ever heard of 1 wearing a blade and never hesitating to exploit it? ” He smiled. “I guarantee you, my younger pal, the priest in me is every piece as genuine because the warrior, and the nobleman’s blood is simply one other piece of the entire. I gave up my name and inheritance some time past to develop into one of many Blades of Justice. It’s the single priestly order allowing violence—but continually for a righteous reason. I’ve now retired from that lifestyles to boot and nowadays I commute in the course of the land on not anything extra pressing than my whims. ” He glanced round and decreased his voice. “I wish i will be able to belief you to maintain the key of my identification to your self. I don’t imagine both folks desires to fire up extra difficulty along with your comrades. ” I had questions, no longer the least of which was once why he may surrender a comfy inheritance to affix an order of warrior clergymen. yet he refrained from additional questions by means of announcing, “As to your different accusation, i used to be now not prying into your innovations. You have been throwing them at me. you want to educate your self to maintain your emotions guarded within the presence of these with the expertise for sensing them. It’s no longer solid, strolling round, crying out your techniques and feelings to everybody inside listening to distance. ” I shrugged. “I can’t hinder myself considering. The brain runs unfastened because it pleases, even if given permission or no longer. ” He acknowledged, “There’s a self-discipline i'll educate you, in the event you like. anyone should still. i can't think how your mom and dad ignored such easy guide. ” “My mom and dad are dead,” I acknowledged stiffly. “Killed within the Praetor’s cleansings. ” “I’m sorry to listen to it,” he acknowledged. “The province misplaced many magickers in the course of these years, however the worst of these instances are over now. And the thinning of our numbers purely makes all of it the extra central these folks ultimate educate our younglings what they should recognize to outlive with their talents. ” “My magic and i've gotten alongside simply fantastic as much as now,” I stated. “Anyway, assuming i wanted support, you’re scarcely the coach i might select for myself. ” “We can’t consistently be specific approximately what we study or the place. you could by no means obtain such a proposal back and that i understand that will disappoint you. i will be able to consider the thirst for wisdom burning inside you. You’re simply ready to be talked into it. ” “You’re interpreting my brain again,” I stated, drawing again. “Your innovations are usually not phrases to be learn off a page,” he corrected. “Following feelings is a refined factor, like catching a whisper or a odor carried at the breeze. You don’t have to see the resource to pay attention to the ensuing impression. besides, imagine on my provide. there's a lot i may train you, given a number of months, for those who selected to return with me. ” “That’s most unlikely.