By Mercedes Lackey
Mags used to be a bring in of Valdemar. yet he had as soon as lived the brutal lifetime of a toddler slave. while he used to be selected through his significant other Dallen, his younger existence used to be stored, and he slowly adjusted to being good fed, informed, and valuable as a trainee within the Herald's Collegium at Haven. Singled out through the King's personal bring in, Mags may thrive in his mystery education as a secret agent. His strangely powerful Gift—an skill to Mindspeak and Mindhear somebody, not only others who have been Gifted—made him an ideal secret agent for the king.
Sequel to Mercedes Lackey's Closer to Home, this experience keeps Mags's trip as Valdemar's usher in secret agent.
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