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Tempests and Slaughter (The Numair Chronicles, Book 1)

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Published by HarperCollins on 2018-09-20
Hardcover
FICTION / Action and Adventure, FICTION / Fantasy / Epic


The legend begins. In Tempests and Slaughter, fans of Tamora Pierce will be rewarded with the never-before-told story of how Numair Salmalin came to Tortall. Newcomers will discover an unforgettable fantasy adventure where a kingdom's future rests on the shoulders of a young man with unimaginable gifts and a talent for making vicious enemies. The legend begins. In the ancient halls of the Imperial University of Carthak, a young man has begun his journey to becoming one of most powerful mages the realm has ever known. Aram Draper is the youngest student in his class and has the Gift of unlimited potential for greatness . . . and of attracting danger. At his side are his two best friends: clever Varice, a girl with too often-overlooked, and Ozorne, the `leftover prince' with secret ambitions. Together, these three forge a bond that will one day shape kingdoms. But as Ozorne inches closer to the throne and Varice grows closer to Arram's heart, Arram realizes that one day - soon - he will have to decide where his loyalties truly lie. In the Numair Chronicles, fans of Tamora Pierce will be rewarded with the never-before-told story of how Numair Salmalin came to Tortall. Newcomers will discover an unforgettable fantasy adventure where a kingdom's future rests on the shoulders of a boy with unimaginable gifts and a talent for making deadly enemies.
(Hardcover, 2018-09-20)


ASIN: 0008304319
ISBN: 9780008304317
EAN: 9780008304317

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Pierce’s new prequel series chronicles the beginnings of one of Tortall’s greatest mages.

At the Imperial University of Carthak, 10-year-old Arram (aka Numair Salmalín in later life) is brimming with power. When he accidentally floods a classroom with an unusually strong water spell, he is moved up to more advanced studies. He promptly makes two new friends, the charming Varice and the prince Ozorne. Pierce immerses readers in Arram’s day-to-day life as he ages, builds relationships with ...

Anyone can jump into the Numair Chronicles, but the novel will especially appeal to fans of the Tortall books. (Fantasy. 12-adult)

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