- ISBN 9781841498546
- Categories BX, BX BXOS, BXOS, Fantasy and Science Fiction, Fiction, New Arrivals OS
- Author(s) Elizabeth Moon
- Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
- Weight 0.816 kg
Paksenarrion wasn't planning to submit to an unwelcome marriage and a lifetime of poverty, so she left her village with a plan and her grandfather's sword. And a few weeks later, she was installed as Duke Phelan's newest recruit in a company of soldiers for hire, her arms training about to begin. But when Paks sees combat, she's stabbed with an ensorcelled knife and barely survives. Then the near-misses start mounting up, raising questions about this young fighter. Is she attracting evil because she is a danger to them all? Or is there another reason malignant forces seek her life?