Ciardis Weathervane, a girl with no future, and Sebastian Algardis, the one who will change it all, have found a challenge in this phenomenally unique and captivating tale.
They were never meant to break the chains binding his powers, but when they upended the imperial courts they found their powers were greater than any foretold.
Together they'll shatter that empire. And perhaps help it rise again.
"One world you don't want to miss out on!"
- City Of Books ★★★★★
Seventeen-year-old Ciardis Vane grew up in a small village on the edge of the realm.Beautiful, destitute, and desperate she is looking to get out any way she can. She has worked her whole live as a laundress with no hope of escaping her fate anytime soon.
But then her life changes when a strange woman appears with the key to Ciardis's escape. With an offer to take her to the capital and a life she'd never dreamed of, it's hard to resist. There's only one catch.
She wants Ciardis to become a companion: she'll be required to wear expensive dresses, learn to conduct suitable magic, educate herself on court proclivities, and - in the end - chain herself to the highest bidder. A Patron for life.
Ciardis knows that this is her one opportunity to change her life.
But what she does not know is that she will soon be at the heart of intrigues and power struggles, and that her new life in luxury demands a high price, perhaps even the life of a prince.
Terah Edun is the dark and adventure fantasy author of the Courtlight, Crown Service, and Algardis series, set in the eponymous Algardis Universe. Her books boast exhilarating incredible coming of age stories for every reader.
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