On Sale: March 6, 2018
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Fantasy | Action
The acclaimed authors of The Map of Moments and The
Secret Journeys of Jack London join creative forces once
more in this epic, standalone novelâ€”an exciting dark
fantasy of gods and mortals, fools and heroes, saviors
and destroyers with a brilliant beam of hope at its core-
-that should more than appeal to readers of N.K. Jemisin
and Brandon Sanderson.
In the great kingdom of Quandis, everyone is a slave.
Some are slaves to the gods. Most are slaves to everyone
Blessed by the gods with lives of comfort and splendor,
the royal elite routinely perform their duties, yet some
chafe at their role. A young woman of stunning ambition,
Princess Phela refuses to allow a few obstaclesâ€”including
her mother the queen and her brother, the heir apparentâ€”
stand in the way of claiming ultimate power and glory for
Far below the royals are the Bajuman. Poor and oppressed,
members of this wretched caste have but two paths out of
servitude: the priesthood . . . or death.
Because magic has been kept at bay in Quandis, royals and
Bajuman have lived together in an uneasy peace for
centuries. But Princess Phelaâ€™s desire for power will
disrupt the realmâ€™s order, setting into motion a series
of events that will end with her becoming a goddess in
her own right . . . or ultimately destroying Quandis and
all its inhabitants.
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