Tonklyn’s harassment of Mithrabella peaks as he tries to drug her at dinner. She’s onto him and switches the drinks, then steals his dagger.
Eddiwarth’s will surges and he burns the lock with fire magic. He and Illariel escape.
Eddiwarth, in his dungeon cell, is encouraged by Toolie, one of the children he helped rescue a year ago.
Illariel is a good friend, and helps Eddiwarth figure out why he can’t control his fire magic. He’s not certain it works, though.
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After establishing the new royal order, Tonklyn encounters Xintalan on the tower over the palace. She asks him whom he will serve.