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The Power That Binds is the second book in The Devan Chronicles. Julia has recovered from events in The God Decrees and we now find her living in Fortress Athione with lord Keverin as her lover and future consort. On a trip to the site of a new town being constructed for those diposessed in the war, Julia is attacked and nearly killed by Tanjung assassins. Meanwhile, Navarien has been ordered to conquer three northern cities for his master lord Mortain. Mortain is determined to see Deva fall, he sets a new plan into motion that sees its king dead and Julia riding to Devar to ensure the succesion proceeds as she wishes. Will Julia succeed? Read The Power That Binds to find out!
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   two lovers coping with tough mission    -   love among disparate social classes Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   magical powers (general) Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   coping with mental/magical powers Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   mage/magician Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   fire/lightning/weather cntrl    -   can see into the future    -   can cast many different spells


A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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