Fitz is the bastard son of the king-in-waiting, who decides to abdicate when he discovers Fitz's existence. He is raised at court as the king's assassin, but he has to face some dangers and mistreatments because of court political intrigues and jealousies.
He has got hidden powers (the Wit and the Skill) that give him some advantage in his training and in the performing of his duties as an assassin.
In truth, there is nothing more than this.
In the editorial review from Booklist you can read the following sentence:
"This may not be the indispensable fantasy debut of the year, but it will find readers if offered to them."
That's perfectly true.
You can read and enjoy this book, but be aware it is not another WheelOfTime or SongOfIceAndFire!...Continua
She is the author of the critically acclaimed Farseer Trilogy, The Liveship Traders series and The Tawny Man trilogy. The Soldier Son Trilogy is her latest series....Continua