With the death of her blood father behind her, new life and new hope springs forth. Kialessa and the other elite students are taken by their King to the Council of Kings at Emerel. But this means the King must leave the safety of the castle of Lenmer’el, and a dread assassin has been looking for such a chance. Must they sail across the Bounteous Shallowsea and right into the jaws of danger? What new allies and enemies will be forged during this dangerous journey?
Points to ponder from the story
This book asks one of the most interesting, compelling, and at times upsetting questions humanity has ever asked – what is the purpose of life. We don't try to answer that question for you, but instead present some compelling answers from real life philosophical heroes through the voices of fictional characters - after all, the answer you give yourself will be the answer that you will use. So what do YOU think?