By V. E. Schwab
From V.E. Schwab, the severely acclaimed writer of Vicious, comes a brand new universe of bold experience, exciting energy, and parallel Londons, starting with A Darker coloration of Magic.
Kell is among the final Travelers—magicians with an extraordinary, coveted skill to go back and forth among parallel universes—as such, he can pick out the place he lands.
There's gray London, soiled and dull, with none magic, governed by way of a mad King George. Then there's purple London, the place existence and magic are respected, and the Maresh Dynasty presides over a flourishing empire. White London, governed by means of whoever has murdered their method to the throne—a position the place humans struggle to manage magic, and the magic fights again, draining town to its very bones. And as soon as upon a time, there has been Black London... yet nobody speaks of that now.
Officially, Kell is the pink traveller, own ambassador and followed Prince of pink London, wearing the per thirty days correspondences among the royals of every London. Unofficially, Kell is a smuggler, servicing humans prepared to pay for even the smallest glimpses of a global they'll by no means see—a risky pastime, and one who has set him up for unintended treason. Fleeing into gray London, Kell runs afoul of Delilah Bard, a cut-purse with lofty aspirations, first robs him, then saves him from a perilous enemy, after which forces him to spirit her to a different global for a formal adventure.
But perilous magic is afoot, and treachery lurks at each flip. to avoid wasting all the worlds, Kell and Lila will first have to remain alive—and that's proving trickier than they was hoping.
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Chapter 14 - A reunion of sorts. The spell trap. Chapter 15 - The Nightlord. Paying A Debt. Chapter 16 - Crown of Love. Crown of Power. Chapter 17 - The last battle. The bloodstone. Chapter 18 - Two Brothers. Chapter 19 - The End of a Journey. Afterword Copyright Canticle of the Dragon By Michael Williams Hear the sage as his song descends like heaven’s rain or tears, and washes the years, the dust of many stories from the High Tale of the Dragonlance. For in ages deep, past memory and word, in the first blush of the world when the three moons rose from the lap of the forest, dragons, terrible and great, made war on this world of Krynn.
Small wonder that mages liked to spend as much time as possible in the Tower of Wayreth. There, among their own kind, they could be themselves, study their art, practice new spells, purchase or exchange magical artifacts, and enjoy being in the company of those who spoke the language of magic. Before the return of Takhisis, wizards of all three orders had lived and worked together in the Tower of Wayreth. Black Robes had rubbed elbows with White Robes, waging debates related to magic. If a spell component required the use of cobweb, was it better to use cobweb spun by spiders in the wild or those raised in captivity?
As the old gods lost their power, we called to the blank sky into the cold, dividing gray to the ears of new gods. The sky is calm, silent, unmoving. We had yet to hear their answer. Then to the east, to the Sunken City scarred in its loss of blue light, came the Heroes, the Innfellows, heirs to the burdens, out of their tunnels and their arching forests, out of the lowness of plains, the lowness of huts in the valleys, the stunned farms under the warlords and darkness. They came serving the light, the covered flames of healing and grace.
A Darker Shade of Magic (Darker Shade of Magic, Book 1) by V. E. Schwab