Thelia isn’t in line to inherit the crown, but she’s been raised to take power however she can. She’s been friends with Princess Corene her whole life, and she’s scheming to marry Bayled, the heir to the throne. But her plans must change when an army of elves invades the kingdom. Thelia, her cousin Parsival, and Corene become trapped in the castle. An elf warrior, Sapphire, may be Thelia’s only hope of escape, but Sapphire has plans of their own. Meanwhile, an ancient magic is awakening within the castle, with the power to destroy the whole kingdom. Can Thelia find a way to protect her future—and her life?
This sounded like an interesting story, but nothing interesting ever happens. And really it does not happen at all.
This is a book where you can kind fantasy intermingled with political concept and a pinch of romance.
The synopsis is very intriguing but nothing is explained in the book . I don’t understand relationship of any character . One thing I understand is that everyone wanted the throne but at last there was no kingdom to rule and the story left hanging there . Now I really wanted to read next part book where I can know actually what happen to kingdom , sapphire and Thelia .
The story had various POVs , Thelia, sapphire, pasilifus, corene. Thelia wanted to rule kingdom but can’t because of her cousin corene who is elected princess . Though she has sweet good heart and loves corene but her plan to get throne is twisted . Corene on other hand is a twisted girl who loves Bayled but agreed to marry Nul and already started to develop relationship with him when she is with Bayled , apparently she is twotiming and she don’t know that.
The triangle dosn’t end here . When the war started with elves because of too much magic in there holy kingdom ,so elves thought this was there duty to stop overflow of magic . How this happen it’s not explained ? So they attack holy kingdom and made Thelia and passifilus there hostage and sapphire was put in charge of them . Why sapphire started to like both of them and why both of them started to like sapphire is not explained much other than that it’s sapphire who wanted to save these human because she think the whole thing about killing is wrong .
The story has very interesting plot and adventure but the explanation don’t do justice to it . And there are lots of POVs . It would be nice if this was only given by point of view of Thelia and corene.
About the Author
Kiersi Burkhart grew up riding horses on the Colorado Front Range. Now she resides in Wyoming with her best friend, her dog, writing fiction for children of all ages.