author Elizabeth Moon spins gripping, richly imagined, epic fantasy novels that
have earned comparisons to the work of such authors as Robin Hobb and Lois
McMaster Bujold. In this volume, Moon’s brilliant masterwork reaches its
mysterious reappearance of magery throughout the land has been met with
suspicion, fear, and violence. In the kingdom of Lyonya, Kieri—the half-elven,
half-human king—struggles to balance the competing demands of his heritage
while fighting a deadly threat to his rule: evil elves linked in some way to
the rebirth of magic.
in the neighboring kingdom of Tsaia, a set of ancient artifacts recovered by
the former mercenary Dorrin Verrakai may hold the answer to the riddle of
magery’s return. Thus Dorrin embarks on a dangerous quest to return these
relics of a bygone age to their all-but-mythical place of origin. What she
encounters there will change her in unimaginable ways—and spell doom or
salvation for the entire world. Download and start listening now!