By Rebecca Hahn
A beautiful debut novel a couple of lady who's part dragon, part human, and entirely herself.
As the single inheritor to the throne, Marni must have been surrounded via wealth and privilege, no longer dwelling in exile-but now the time has come whilst she needs to make a choice from claiming her birthright as princess of a realm whose king wishes her lifeless, and lifestyles with the daddy she hasn't ever recognized: a wild dragon who's sending his magical woods to trap her.
Fans of Bitterblue and Seraphina might be captured by means of A Creature of Moonlight, with its richly layered storytelling and the strong offerings its robust heroine needs to make.
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A gorgeous debut novel a couple of woman who's part dragon, part human, and totally herself.
As the single inheritor to the throne, Marni must have been surrounded by means of wealth and privilege, no longer dwelling in exile-but now the time has come while she needs to choose from claiming her birthright as princess of a realm whose king wishes her lifeless, and lifestyles with the daddy she hasn't ever recognized: a wild dragon who's sending his magical woods to trap her.
Fans of Bitterblue and Seraphina could be captured via A Creature of Moonlight, with its richly layered storytelling and the robust offerings its powerful heroine needs to make.
Occurring thousands of years sooner than the occasions of The Magicians' Guild, The Magician's Apprentice is the recent novel set on the earth of Trudi Canavan's Black Magician trilogy.
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When the advances of a vacationing Sachakan mage get violent, Tessia unconsciously faucets unknown reserves of magic to guard herself. Lord Dakon, the neighborhood magician, takes Tessia less than his wing as an apprentice.
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Extra resources for A Creature of Moonlight
The fantastic’s persistent suspension of clear answers impacts on three interrelated aspects of the narrative: “First, the text must oblige the reader to consider the world of the characters as a world of living persons and to hesitate between a natural or supernatural explanation of the events described. Second, this hesitation may also be experienced by a character; thus the reader’s role is so to speak entrusted to a character, and at the same time the hesitation is represented, it becomes one of the themes of the work — in the case of naive reading, the actual reader identiﬁes himself with the character.
Rei Mano, 2006–2007) enters the magical domain as a result of a purely accidental occurrence. In the show’s opening segment, ﬁrst-year high-school student Mai Taniyama, whose only involvement with the supernatural up to this point has consisted of a passion for ghost stories, unwittingly interferes with the investigative activities of Kazuya Shibuya, the manager of “Shibuya Psychic Research,” and his righthand man Lin, causing the latter’s injury and temporary incapacitation. When Kazuya requests that she stand in for Lin as his pro tem assistant, Mai has no choice but to comply.
It is important to note, in this respect, that in the logic of the series, “magic” encompasses all sorts of paranormal abilities and uses of so-called “spell power” (juryoku). Each of the traditions invoked by Rental Magica, moreover, is associated with at least one character whose deﬁning abilities, personality, physical appearance, accessories and professional tools lends it distinctive narrative weight. Shinto rituals, for example, are brought into play through the character of Mikan Katsuragi, a contract employee for Astral that has joined Itsuki’s ﬁrm after ﬂeeing the parental home, determined to prove her autonomous worth in the face of an ancient and globally esteemed dynasty of Shinto practitioners.
A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn