Back when he was just Lon Kardl, before he knew he was the crown prince of anywhere, he'd had a pretty good life, all things considered. No, he and his stepfather hadn't gotten along very well, so he'd had to learn how to take punishment. Yes, he'd had his troubles in school, so he'd had to know how to fight.
But it was good he'd learned those things, wasn't it? Because the Old Court was a bad place... [click here for more]
For almost thirteen years, Vivia has been a child. Now, suddenly, she's a woman. That's startling enough, but she's pretty sure she can learn to handle it. She's not so confident, though, about other things. She's begun to know what people are feeling. She can change what they're feeling. She can make things happen—make water boil, make the wind around the campfire slacken—just... [click here for more]