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Words have power, and Word Throwers can access more of that power than the average person. At Avery Deleford’s Academy for the Locutionarily Adept, gifted students learn how to use that power responsibly. By combining speech and motion, they can shape the world around them as they like.
They must NEVER throw words at another human.
Dax Trelegan owes everything good in his life lately to the Academy. When he hears of suspicious activity among a nearby group of Word Throwers, Dax is prepared to risk everything to protect the people who have given him so much. He has never imagined himself as the hero type, but he can’t well let people get hurt if he can help.
Princess Kamynosa doesn’t need anyone’s help. Anyone could see she will be quite capable of being the Archipelago’s Archon on her own.
But her parents haven’t noticed that. No, they have called for a Labyrinth.
Disgruntled and eager to prove that she can do it alone,Kamynosa commandeers a boat and joins the ranks of men sailing the Labyrinth to win herself. She has every confidence that she will soar past the other competitors on the sparkling seas.
Yet Captain’s Heir Jadairos obnoxiously stays close in her wake. Even worse—he has a hero complex.
Proving that Kamynosa doesn’t need anyone just got a bit more challenging.