A Deadly Education – Naomi Novik

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"I decided that Orion needed to die after the second time he saved my life." In a world where magic is real, the downside is the existence of maleficaria (mals): nasty, dangerous creatures that feed on wizards and their mana, or power. Children, coming into their powers, are prime targets, and so a few hundred … Continue reading A Deadly Education – Naomi Novik

The First Sister – Linden A Lewis

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"The new captain arrives in two hours, so I sort my belongings and pack them into a small bag." First Sister, a nameless, voiceless priestess of the Goddess, serves aboard an interstellar ship, the Juno. She's been the captain's favourite, his interest saving her from the attentions of the rest of the crew. For, the … Continue reading The First Sister – Linden A Lewis