to tell the difference between pure chance and Destiny...
Allorna thought being a hereditary guardian meant an automatic posting with the royal family.
Instead, she's assigned to Petty Larceny—which has its moments, especially when she engineers
a jailbreak and finds herself on the run from her colleagues.
With healer trainee Sidimo in tow, she sets out to save Maride, a young mage unjustly accused of
murder. But now she has to clear her name as well. Easier said than done, especially when they
accidentally enroll at the Red Madrassa, a legendary school of magic.
Alongside Vedaris, a sarcastic dragon-boy, and Sitara, a storm-caller, they soon find themselves
hooked on their studies. The road they've stumbled upon is a challenging one, and now each
must decide whether the Madrassa is where they truly belong...