Friday 56: A Darker Shade of Magic

A Darker Shade final for IreneThe Friday 56 is a weekly blog meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. Join in every Friday, the rules are simple.

Rules: *Grab a book, any book. *Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.

*Find any sentence (or a few, just don’t spoil it) that grab you.

*Post it. *Add your (url) post here in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It’s that simple.

“He ran his thumb over the scar. Contrary to its name, the symbol wasn’t meant to help one remember. It was meant to make one forget.

Forget a moment. A day. A life. But magic that bound a person’s body or mind was not only forbidden- it was a capitol offense. Those accused and convicted were stripped of their power, a fate some found worse than death in a world ruled by magic. And yet, Kell bore the mark of such a spell. Worse, he suspected that the king and queen themselves had sanctioned it.”

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12 thoughts on “Friday 56: A Darker Shade of Magic

    1. I received it as a gift back in March, and now that I’ve started in on it, I’m ashamed it took me so long to crack it open! The downside, of course, is I’ll have to wait until February for next book.

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