The Curse of Chalion (Chalion series)

The Curse of Chalion (Chalion series)

Lois McMaster Bujold

A guy damaged in physique and spirit, Cazaril returns to the noble family he as soon as served as web page and is termed secretary-tutor to the gorgeous, strong-willed sister of the impetuous boy who's subsequent in line to rule. it really is an task Cazaril dreads, for it needs to eventually lead him to where he so much fears: the royal court docket of Cardegoss, the place the strong enemies who as soon as put him in chains now occupy lofty positions.

But it truly is greater than the traitorous intrigues of villains that threaten Cazaril and the Royesse Iselle the following, for a sinister curse hangs like a sword over the whole blighted condominium of Chalion. And merely by means of applying the darkest, such a lot forbidden of magics can Cazaril desire to guard his royal cost -- an act that may mark him as a device of the superb . . . and capture him in a deadly maze of demonic paradox.

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