By Trudi Canavan
In an international the place an commercial revolution is powered through magic, Tyen, a pupil of archaeology, finds a sentient ebook known as Vella. as soon as a tender sorcerer-bookbinder, Vella was once reworked right into a useful gizmo by way of one of many maximum sorcerers of historical past. due to the fact then she has been accumulating info, together with a necessary clue to the catastrophe Tyen's global faces.
Elsewhere, in an land governed via the monks, Rielle the dyer's daughter has been taught that to exploit magic is to scouse borrow from the Angels. but she is aware she has a expertise for it, and that there's a corrupter within the urban keen to educate her how one can use it — should still she dare to hazard the Angels' wrath.
But no longer every thing is as Tyen and Rielle were raised to think. no longer the character of magic, nor the legislation in their lands — and never even the folk they belief.
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Such theatre! ” I put as much sneer into my voice as I could muster. “Ah, you must be the physician who diagnosed the case. Your presence is no longer required. ” The magician stole forward. He was not garbed in the ﬂamboyant robes I’d expected, but in dark, close-ﬁtting garments, such as those worn by nomad warriors of the wilderness. ” “Now is not the time for illusions,” I said briskly. “We can all see the prince is gravely ill. ” “No,” said the magician, and for a brief moment his strange dark eyes burned with an amber spark.
Glam strode to the sausage-shaped bundle of fur, and tried to pick it up with one hand. Agnar was braced and ready. He made no sound and the fur did not move. Glam pulled harder, but Agnar braced his feet all the more ﬁrmly. He was sweating now. Glam grunted, and laid two hands on the bundle, and now a titanic struggle began, Glam hauling up, Agnar ﬁghting to push against the bench beam with all the strength of his muscle and sinew yet make no noise. But then Glam put his back into it and the old cloak tore in two.
You cannot contain me. You will return. You will call for me. You know you will. Like speaks to like. ” For some moments I considered his words, then I carefully placed the unconscious prince back on the ground. Arcaran was sitting amid the ﬂames of the ﬁre, the most beauteous sight I could imagine, the most treacherous. I lifted the lion’s-eye pendant in one hand and held it up before my face on its chain. “I will never be without you,” I purred. ” He grinned at me, conﬁdent. I dropped my jaw into a smile and spoke in a voice of command.
Thief's Magic (Millennium's Rule, Book 1) by Trudi Canavan