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By Jocelynn Drake
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Looking for a tattoo—and might be a bit whatever additional: a burst of excellent good fortune, a dollop of real love, or perhaps a hex on an ex? Head to the quiet and mysterious Gage, the simplest epidermis artist on the town. utilizing detailed potions—a combination of outstanding parts and specific inks—to etch the precise image, he can satisfy any heart's hope. yet in a spot like Low city, the place elves, faeries, trolls, werewolves, and vampires fortunately stroll between humanity, every little thing has its price.
No one understands that greater than Gage. Turning his again on his personal variety, he left the mystical Ivory Tower the place merciless witches and warlocks rule, a call that fee him the appropriate to perform magic. And if he disobeys, his punishment—execution—will be swift.
Though he's attempted to fly lower than the radar, Gage can't cover from strong warlocks who wish him dead—or the secrets and techniques of his personal previous. yet with the aid of his associates, Trixie, a beautiful elf who hides her real identification, and a hulking troll named Bronx, Gage may well simply make it via this enchanted international alive.
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If you were a jester, they’d work your tail off, but not as a magician. ” “If that’s the case,” I said confidently, “I’m qualified. ” “No argument there,” Aahz observed dryly. “But it’s not quite that easy. To hold the job takes next to no effort at all. ” I said, mollified. “Now to get the job, you’ll have to impress the king and probably his advisors,” Aahz continued. ” I frowned. “Look, kid. Like I said, a court magician is window dressing, a showpiece. They’ll be looking for someone they want to have hanging around their court, someone who is impressive whether or not he ever does anything.
But now… I glanced at the wick again, and again it rewarded me with a burst of flame. I snuffed it and repeated the exercise, my confidence growing as I realized how easily I could now do something I once thought impossible. ” I jumped at the sound of Aahz’s outburst, nearly upsetting the candle and setting the blanket afire. “I’m sorry, Aahz,” I said, hastily snuffing the candle for the last time. “I just-“ “You’re here to audition for court magician,” he interrupted. ” I considered asking what a Christmas tree was, but decided against it.
Nothing at all,” he replied innocently. “That is, if you want people to see you as a bumpkin peasant with dung on his boots. Of course, if you want to be a court magician, well, that’s another story. ” I argued. “Really? ” He had me there, so I lapsed into silence. “That’s specifically the reason I had the foresight to bring along a few items from the inn,” Aahz continued, indicating Buttercup’s burdens with a grand sweep of his hand. “And here I thought you were just looting the place,” I said dryly.
Angel's Ink (The Asylum Tales, Book 1) by Jocelynn Drake