Prince Dutiful has been
rescued from his Piebald kidnappers and the court has resumed its normal
rhythms. There FitzChivalry Farseer, gutted by the loss of his wolf bondmate,
must take up residence at Buckkeep as a journeyman assassin.
Posing as a bodyguard, Fitz
becomes the eyes and ears behind the walls, guiding a kingdom straying closer
to civil strife each day. Amid a multitude of problems, Fitz must ensure that
no one betrays the Prince’s secret—one that could topple the throne: that he,
like Fitz, possesses the dread “beast magic.” Only Fitz’s friendship with the
Fool brings him solace. But even that is shattered when devastating revelations
from the Fool’s past are exposed. Bereft of support and adrift in intrigue,
Fitz finds that his biggest challenge may be simply to survive. Download and start listening now!