Choose: A quick death...or a slow poison...About to be executed for murder, Yelena is offered an extraordinary reprieve. She'll eat the best meals, have rooms in the palace - and risk assassination by anyone trying to kill the Commander of Ixia. And so Yelena chooses to become a food taster. But the chief of security, leaving nothing to chance, deliberately feeds her Butterfly's Dust - and only by appearing for her daily antidote will she delay an agonising death from the poison. As Yelena tries to escape her new dilemma, disasters keep mounting. Rebels plot to seize Ixia and Yelena develops magical powers she can't control. Her life is threatened again and choices must be made. But this time the outcomes aren't so clear...Vom Verlag:
How much is your life worth? In the Territory of Ixia the government maintains control through the Code of Behaviour forbidding the practice of magic, but danger lurks in mysterious places...Imprisoned for murder Yelena Zaltana's punishment is death, until she is reprieved - for a price. As the Commander of Ixia's food taster she will risk assassination from poison daily, a position she would be a fool to refuse...In a world where magic equals death and freedom is for the lucky few, survival is all Yelena has and the battle for her life has just begun. A CHRONICLES OF IXIA NOVEL
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Buchbeschreibung Mira Ink Jun 2013, 2013. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 198x127x27 mm. Neuware - How much is your life worth In the territory of Ixia the government maintains control through the Code of Behaviour, forbidding the practice of magic, but danger lurks in mysterious places. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781848452398