By Lara Adrian
An unique collaboration between 5 of the genre’s brightest authors, A Glimpse of Darkness is city delusion as it’s by no means been performed before.
Munira bint Azhar, the half-human daughter of a djinn, is a talented Retriever within the urban of Port dusk. Now the robust sorcerer Temesis has given Munira a dire ultimatum: scouse borrow a paranormal lantern the sunshine of Ta’lab from the terrible undead country under the town, or watch her father die at Temesis’s hand. Will she be capable of retrieve the lantern and keep her father’s existence, or will they either perish within the procedure?
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Finding something is all about figuring out which string to tug on. Some lost things can't be found. Like youth, say. Or innocence. Or, sorry Mrs Luditsky, property values once the slums start encroaching. Rings, on the other hand, that's easy stuff. Also: lost keys, love letters, beloved toys, misplaced photographs and missing wills. I even found a lost room once. But I like to stick to the easy stuff, the little things. After all, the last thing of any consequence I found was a nasty drug habit.
She says to tell you, don't worry, we are not asking for money. We are asking for help. The orphanage where Sister Mercia works and I live now that the Vainglory Ministries rescued me, we have a problem. The rebels have cut off our phones and all our communication. We have one cell phone that we hide from them and it has WAP so we can send email, if you go stand at the top of the hill when the rebels aren't watching. It is like a message in a bottle. We send it floating into the ocean and hope that someone finds it.
It's my ring. There was an armed robbery at the mall yesterday and–" I cut in: "If your ring was stolen, that's out of my jurisdiction. " the old lady snapped. " "Of course not," I replied. The truth is we're all criminals. Murderers, rapists, junkies. Scum of the earth. In China they execute zoos on principle. Because nothing says guilty like a spirit critter at your side. " "Well, that's the problem. I couldn't get it off. I've worn it for eight years. " "The ring is made with his ashes, you know.
A Glimpse of Darkness by Lara Adrian