By Seanan McGuire
Issues are taking a look up.
For the 1st time in what sounds like years, October "Toby" Daye has been in a position to pause lengthy adequate to take a breath and view her existence -- and he or she likes what she sees. She has pals. She has allies. She has a squire to coach and a King of Cats to like, and perhaps, simply possibly, she will allow her safeguard down for a change.
Or no longer. whilst Queen Windermere's seneschal is elf-shot and thrown into an enchanted sleep through brokers from the neighboring nation of Silences, Toby unearths herself in a task she by no means anticipated to play: that of a diplomat. She needs to go back and forth to Portland, Oregon, to persuade King Rhys of Silences to not visit warfare opposed to the Mists. yet not anything is that straightforward, and what October reveals in Silences is worse than she may ever have imagined.
How a long way will Toby move whilst lives are at the line, and whilst allies either previous and new are threatened through a strength she had by no means anticipated to stand back? How a lot is October keen to renounce, and what kind of is she keen to alter? In Faerie, what's prior isn't particularly gone.
It's simply looking forward to a chance to pounce.
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