By Liesel Schwarz
[b]LEAVE IT TO CHANCE. Eleanor “Elle” probability, that is—the intrepid heroine of this edgy new sequence that transforms components of city delusion, historic experience, and paranormal romance into natural storytelling gold.
In a Golden Age the place spark reactors energy the airlines, and creatures of sunshine and Shadow stroll overtly between us, a dangerous online game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun.
whilst an strange shipment drags airship-pilot Elle likelihood into the affairs of the mysterious Mr. Marsh, she needs to confront her future and do every little thing in her strength to prevent the Alchemists from unleashing a paranormal apocalypse.
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He put in a crown and took his card, grimacing when he peeked at it. That meant nothing; going by his face, Edorion’s cards were always low and mismatched. He won more than he lost, though. ” The dealer, tall and slender on Mat’s other side, with a pointed beard even more darkly luxuriant than Reimon’s, laid a finger alongside his nose. “You think to be lucky with those, Edorion? ” He made a wafting gesture, inhaling deeply with a sigh, and the other lordlings laughed, even Edorion. A plain-faced youth named Estean laughed loudest of all, scrubbing a hand through lank hair that kept falling over his forehead.
When it is time to leave, if I find Andoran soldiers holding this bank, you will ride with the first to cross. ” Ordeith’s voice held a hint of mockery. “This may be part of Andor on the map, but Caemlyn has not sent a tax 33 THE SHADOW RISING collector this far west in generations. Even if those three talk, who will believe three Tinkers? ” Farran glanced at Bornhald, half reached for his sword. Bornhald shook his head slightly, and Farran let his hand fall. “I mean to cross the river, Master Ordeith.
But Elaida had been one of the Accepted over those two novices, had taught their lessons and chastised them for slacking at chores, and she remembered. She could hardly believe that their plot could stretch back so far—al’Thor could not have been born much before that—yet it was the last link to tie them all together. For her, it was enough. Whatever Siuan was up to, she had to be stopped. Turmoil and chaos multiplied on every side. The Dark One was sure to break free—the very thought made Elaida shiver and wrap her shawl around her more tightly—and the Tower 29 THE SHADOW RISING had to be aloof from mundane struggles to face that.