Pap thinks the worst of his problems is getting stuck with a green officer from the King's Militia. They're out in the middle of nowhere, and officers hate nowhere.
Then Pap's partner Ariana, a cartographer mage, discovers an entire fleet waiting on the river. To attack? Nowhere is suddenly becoming very dangerous.
T.E. Lawrence is often credited with bringing diplomacy to the Middle East; in the shadows of every great man you will often find an even greater woman. In Lawrence’s case, that woman’s name was Gertrude Bell.
In a time when women didn't go to school, Bell did; in a time when women didn't join the army, Bell secured a job at the Army Intelligence Headquarters in Cairo; she spoke Arabic, Persian,
Vallon Drake once more discovers a dead body on the grounds of the AGS Academy. When no one calls the police to investigate it looks like the powers-that-be are going to sweep the whole thing under the carpet. Enter one-person-investigative-team Vallon. But finding the truth in a school filled with secrets can be a dangerous game—especially when you can’t tell friends from enemies.