A young man must question everything he knows when an ancient magic awakens in his veins.
Raised in the righteous Chancellor's Army, Cord believes magic and those who wield it to be conscripted by demons. Yet he never made a pact.
When his secrets are almost exposed, his brother convinces Cord to desert with him. But they're too late. The Dregs attack. Their wolfkin tear through the town hunting for magi, including him.
Cord escapes with the help of some mysterious strangers. However, the revelation of their secrets tests his faith and through comparison cast more doubt on his origin. No one living has seen magic like his.
Should he flee with them to the continent for answers or honor his upbringing and stay to defend his homeland?
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The Lamentation's End Series:
Magic is slowly being siphoned from the world of Cyr. Fewer humans and piks are born with the gift each year. Races and abilities long thought lost are emerging from the shadows. The greatest nations are falling under attack from within as hidden forces work to corrupt the good. But what darkness would compel even the dragons to hide?