“You’re a new one.”
The ‘new one’ – a boy of fifteen – paused inside the courtyard, mentally translating the words.
“Yes, I am,” Vidanric Reselaeus said carefully in the language he’d been studying so hard since winter.
The Remalnan boy and the Marloven men regarded on another. […]
To the Marloven the newcomer was obviously a foreigner. […] You heard about people wearing lace, but this was the first time he’d actually seen it.
Published: August 2008
Publisher: YA Angst
Genera: YA Fantasy
Series: Prequel that should be read after Crown Duel
I’m due for a re-read of this one.