by Stephen Heuser
Published: January 3, 2012.
Getting started in a new city is never easy, especially for Alex, a runaway sorcerer-in-training from an abusive home. Unfortunately, getting a new job is the least of his worries when he and his teacher, Arkanis find themselves in the middle of an unseen civil war in Rivernest between the city's old and new rulers. Suddenly working at gas stations for their rent doesn't seem so bad.