Her skills ignored because of her gender, Rain disguises herself as a boy and joins a secret military rescue unit tasked with rescuing the High King, and soon learns she must awaken the dragons that guarded the land centuries before. "If Rain weren't a girl, she would be respected as a Neshu combat master. Instead, her gender dooms her to a colorless future. When an army of nomads invades her kingdom, and a draft forces every household to send one...
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"For a hundred years, the once-prosperous kingdom of Perin Faye has suffered under the rule of the greedy and power-hungry Thungrave kings. Maralyth Graylaern, a vintner's daughter, has no idea her hidden magical power is proof of a secret bloodline and claim to the throne. Alac Thungrave, the king's second son, has always been uncomfortable with his position as the spare heir--and the dark, stolen magic that comes with ruling. When Maralyth becomes...