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FANTASY HISTORICAL FICTION YOUNG ADULT

17th Century or Earlier

M. K. Wiseman

Logline

In seventeenth century Istria, a wizard atoning for past mistakes steps forward to claim custody of a 16-year-old orphan, pointedly refusing to apprentice the girl lest her inherent gift endanger everyone within their quiet valley.

Genre

Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Istria, Croatia: Dvigrad, Vrsar, and surrounding

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Xchyler Publishing

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

At 16, half-fey orphan Liara is exiled from Dvigrad under suspicion of magick and charges of thievery. Friend of the priest who’d protected Liara, the wizard Nagarath offers to take her in but only after publicly proclaiming that he will not apprentice her. Inwardly, Liara vows to learn regardless.

Ending Description

Even having betrayed Nagarath and chosen the wrong side, Liara uses the knowledge she gained while his ward to defeat her father, Anisthe of Vrsar. She turns the Laws of Magick against the war mage to strip him of his magick, even though her own life is tied to his via those same Laws.

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Hard Copy Available

Yes

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Plot - Premise

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Main Character Details

Name: Liara

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Aspiring, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Insecure, Naive, Secretive, Unapologetic, Blunt, Complex, Confident, Lone Wolf, Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Nagarath

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Clumsy, Complex, Educated, Honorable, Lone Wolf, Modest

Additional Character Details

Name: Anisthe

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Aspiring, Charming, Educated, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Kresimir

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Charming, Heartthrob, Romantic, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Uneducated

Logline

In seventeenth century Istria, a wizard atoning for past mistakes steps forward to claim custody of a 16-year-old orphan, pointedly refusing to apprentice the girl lest her inherent gift endanger everyone within their quiet valley.

Short Summary

At 16, half-fey orphan Liara is exiled from Dvigrad under suspicion of magick and charges of thievery. Friend of the priest who’d protected Liara, the wizard Nagarath offers to take her in but only after publicly proclaiming that he will not apprentice her. Inwardly, Liara vows to learn regardless.


Even having betrayed Nagarath and chosen the wrong side, Liara uses the knowledge she gained while his ward to defeat her father, Anisthe of Vrsar. She turns the Laws of Magick against the war mage to strip him of his magick, even though her own life is tied to his via those same Laws.

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Characters

Main Character

Name: Liara

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Aspiring, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Insecure, Naive, Secretive, Unapologetic, Blunt, Complex, Confident, Lone Wolf, Outspoken

Character 1

Name: Nagarath

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Clumsy, Complex, Educated, Honorable, Lone Wolf, Modest

Character 2

Name: Anisthe

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Aspiring, Charming, Educated, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Unapologetic

Character 3

Name: Kresimir

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Charming, Heartthrob, Romantic, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Uneducated

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