This Author’s most well-liked variation of Raymond E. Feist’s bestselling coming-of-age saga celebrates the 15th anniversary of its e-book. Feist introduces a brand new new release of readers to his riveting novel of event and intrigue, revised and up to date as he regularly intended it to be written. it's a paintings that explores energy and weak point, wish and worry, and what it ability to be a man—in a state the place peace is the main beneficial commodity of all.
If there have been extra impetuous and carefree males within the nation of the Isles, they'd but to be stumbled on. Twins Borric and Erland wore that mantle proudly, a lot to the chagrin in their father, Prince Arutha of Krondor. yet their glad adolescence has come to an finish. Their uncle, the King, has produced no male childrens. Bypassing himself, Arutha names Borric, the eldest dual by means of seconds, the Royal inheritor. As his brother, Erland could have his personal nice tasks to shoulder. To force domestic their destiny roles, Arutha sends them as ambassadors to Kesh, the main feared state on this planet. Borric and Erland can be offered to the Queen of Kesh—the unmarried strongest ruler within the recognized world—at her Seventy-fifth Jubilee Anniversary.
But they've got no longer even left Krondor while an assassination test on Borric is thwarted. acutely aware that he's being provoked into warfare, Arutha doesn't upward push to the bait. His sons’ trip aren't deterred, for not anything lower than peace is using on it. but there's to be no peace for the younger princes. whilst their touring get together is ambushed, Borric disappears and is presumed dead—sending Erland into spirals of rage and grief as he's compelled to navigate by myself the court docket intrigues at Kesh. yet unbeknownst to somebody, Borric lives and has escaped his captors. In an odd land, with a cost on his head, Borric needs to use all his wits and stamina to discover his as far back as his brother.
On separate paths, the 2 men—one a fugitive and one a destiny king—make their trip towards adulthood, honor, and responsibility. for each step they take may possibly sway the delicate peace of the land, as those that crave struggle rally opposed to them—and turn into ever extra daring.
From the Hardcover edition.