Alina Starkov is a nobody. An orphan. A mapmaker in the First Army. But when she ventures into the Shadow Fold, a stretch of land covered in darkness and crawling with horrible monsters, she unleashes a dormant power to save her closest friend, Mal. She’s a Grisha, a magical being, and one of the most powerful at that. She’s . . .
Nikolai Lantsov has finally gotten what he’s worked so hard to obtain: a throne. But being King of Ravka isn’t all he’d hoped. The country is broke, surrounded by enemies, and on the precipice of war. Oh, and he has a residual darkness in him that threatens it all, thanks to what happened with the Darkling. With the help of his Grisha general . . .
The slums of Ketterdam are ruled by rivaling gangs. Kaz Brekker, frontman for one of those gangs, is approached about an impossible heist. Pull it off, and he'll be richer than he could ever have dreamed. Fail, and his head will probably be on a pike in Fjerda. Though Kaz is an intelligent thief, one with an affinity for schemes and quick escapes, he . . .
The Darkling rules Ravka with fear and shadows. The Sun Summoner, Alina, is nowhere to be found. She's been taken underground by the Apparat and her devout followers. But sunlight doesn't reach that far beneath the surface, and though Alina heals slowly from her showdown with the Darkling, she still feels weak without being able to call . . .
Alina is the Sun Summoner. Hunted by the Darkling and his loyal Grisha, but renowned by people who think her a Saint risen from the dead. On their own, she and Mal don’t stand a chance. With the help of an infamous privateer and his crew, Alina is determined to control what’s left of the Second Army to defeat the Darkling once and for all. But to . . .
Alina Starkov is a nobody. An orphan. A mapmaker in the First Army. A skinny girl who’s not really good at much of anything. But when she’s forced into the Shadow Fold, a stretch of land covered in darkness and crawling with horrible monsters, she unleashes a dormant power to save her closest friend. She’s a Grisha, a magical being, and one . . .