“I can steal anything!” – and then brag about it, get sent to prison, and get co-opted to steal the mystical Gift of Hamiathes, which makes the bearer True King/Queen of Eddis.
Snark! Dangerous rivers! Treachery! Gods!
So much fun. I don’t know how Turner managed to make the subsequent books EVEN BETTER.
byMegan Whalen Turner
The King is wise and Good and Handsome. Um. Not so much.
SO many unexpected twists.
(Takes place at the same time as King of Attolia, but that book only gives a few hints to the main plot, no answers.)