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By Bradley P. Beaulieu

ISBN-10: 1597802182

ISBN-13: 9781597802185

Between inhospitable and unforgiving seas stands Khalakovo, a mountainous archipelago of 7 islands, its well-liked eyrie stretching 1000 ft into the sky. Serviced by means of windships bearing items and dignitaries, Khalakovo's eyrie stands on the crossroads of worldwide alternate. yet all isn't really good in Khalakovo. clash has erupted among the ruling Landed, the indigenous Aramahn, and the fanatical Maharraht, and a losing sickness has grown rampant during the last decade. Now, Khalakovo is to play host to the 9 Dukes, a gathering in an effort to weigh seriously upon Khalakovo's future.

When an elemental spirit assaults an incoming windship, murdering the Grand Duke and his retinue, Prince Nikandr, inheritor to the scepter of Khalakovo, is tasked with discovering the kid prodigy believed to be in the back of the summoning. in spite of the fact that, Nikandr discovers that the boy is an autistic savant who might carry the foremost to lifting the blight that has been sweeping the islands. Can the Dukes, thirsty for revenge, be held at bay? Can Khalakovo be kept? The elusive solution drifts upon the Winds of Khalakovo...

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