By Daniel Abraham
The strong city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and tradition, an incredible middle of trade and alternate. Its economic climate depends upon the ability of the captive spirit, Seedless, an andat guaranteed to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for all times. input the Galts, a juggernaut of an empire dedicated to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious military. Saraykeht, even though, has continually been too powerful for the Galts to assault, yet now they see a chance. in the event that they can get rid of Heshai, Seedless’s bonded poet-sorcerer, Seedless will perish and the whole urban will fall. With mystery forces contained in the urban, the Galts organize to enact their poor plan.
In the center is Otah, an easy laborer with a posh prior. Recruited to behave as a bodyguard for his girlfriend's boss at a mystery assembly, he inadvertently learns of the Galtish plot. Otah reveals himself because the sole desire of Saraykeht, both he stops the Galts, or the full urban and everybody in it perishes endlessly.
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