Kushiels Scion

Author: Jacqueline Carey

Kushiels Scion (Imriels Trilogy #1) Imriel de la Courcels blood parents are historys most reviled traitors, but his adoptive parents, the Comtesse Phèdre and the warrior-priest Joscelin, are Terre dAnges greatest champions. Stolen, tortured, and enslaved a...oung boy, Imriel is no...rince of the Blood, third in line for the throne i...and that revels in art, beauty, and desire. It i...ourt steeped in deeply laid conspiracies ... and there are many who would see the young prince dead. Some despise him out of hatred for his birth mother Melisande, who nearly destroyed the realm in her quest for power. Others because they fear he has inherited his mothers irresistible allur...nd her dangerous gifts. And as he comes of age, plagued by dark yearnings, Imriel shares their fears. At the royal court, where gossip is the chosen poison and assailants wield slander instead of swords, the young prince fights character assassins while struggling with his own innermost conflicts. But when Imriel departs to study at the famed University of Tiberium, the perils he faces turn infinitely more deadly. Searching for wisdom, he finds instea...eb of manipulation, where innocent words hide sinister meanings, and your lover of last night may become your hired killer before dawn. No...imple act of friendship will leave Imriel trapped i...esieged city where the infamous Melisande is worshiped a...oddess; wher...ead man leads an army; and where the prince must face his greatest test: to find his true self. ...............

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