The King's Guard (Girl of Fire and Thorns Series) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Hector of Ventierra is the youngest commander of the Royal Guard in his kingdom's history. But before he was lord commander, he was a lowly squire. In this short fantasy novella, set in the world of The Girl of Fire and Thorns, Rae Carson introduces readers to Hector before he became the man Queen Elisa fell in love with. The King's Guard also includes a teaser chapter for The Bitter Kingdom, the conclusion to the Fire and Thorns trilogy.

At fifteen years old, Hector is the ...

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The King's Guard (Girl of Fire and Thorns Series)

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Overview

Hector of Ventierra is the youngest commander of the Royal Guard in his kingdom's history. But before he was lord commander, he was a lowly squire. In this short fantasy novella, set in the world of The Girl of Fire and Thorns, Rae Carson introduces readers to Hector before he became the man Queen Elisa fell in love with. The King's Guard also includes a teaser chapter for The Bitter Kingdom, the conclusion to the Fire and Thorns trilogy.

At fifteen years old, Hector is the youngest squire in the most elite military force in the country. And his first day is disastrous. Everyone assumes the only reason he was recruited is his close personal association with King Alejandro, not because he's really earned it.

But Alejandro needs Hector for a secret mission, one that gives him the chance to prove to everyone—including himself—that he is worthy to be a Royal Guard. Hector must break into the ancient Fortress of Wind to retrieve something so important that the kingdom's future depends on it. What Hector finds in the fortress will stretch his bond of friendship with his king near to breaking. And it will prepare him to become the fearsome warrior and lord commander Elisa will never let go.

A riveting prequel to Rae Carson's epic and acclaimed Fire and Thorns series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062273048
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/30/2013
  • Series: Girl of Fire and Thorns Series
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Novella
  • Pages: 111
  • Sales rank: 57,666
  • Age range: 13 - 17 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Rae Carson

Rae Carson's books tend to contain lots of adventure, magic, and smart girls who make (mostly) smart choices. She is the author of the acclaimed New York Times best-selling Girl of Fire and Thorns series: The Girl of Fire and Thorns, The Crown of Embers, and The Bitter Kingdom. She especially loves to write about questions she doesn't know the answers to. Rae Carson is originally from California but now lives in Ohio with her husband and two teenaged stepsons.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2013

    Not Bad

    Quick read with an intetesting twist at the end.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2013

    a must read

    An excellent book! Gives a good back story for the captain of the guard!.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2013

    Love

    The background story of the character Hector.

    A must-read for fans of the series.

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