The beloved fantasy classic from USA Today bestselling author Mindy Klasky, now in a 20th Anniversary Edition, including an all-new Author's Note!
When all is lost, every risk is worthwhile...
The kingdom of Morenia has fallen. King Halaravilli has fled his home with a small band of loyal followers to seek one last ally in neighboring Sarmonia. Even more crucial, Hal must ensure the safety of his wife and newborn heir.
Rani Trader travels with her king. Hunted by a single-minded enemy soldier, thwarted by the traveling troupe of players she once sponsored, and outcast from her lost glasswrights' guild, Rani has nearly sacrificed all in her pursuit to become a master in the art of stained glass.
The Sarmonian forest teems with competing forces. The shadowy Fellowship of Jair is launching its final bid for power. Time grows short.
What will Rani risk to discover her true destiny and rebuild her lost guild?