By P. W. Catanese
Twelve-year-old Happenstance awakens in a cave with out reminiscence of who he's or how he got here to be there. quickly a mysterious trio arrives to take him away: the explorer Umber, the shy archer Sophie, and Oates, whose power and honesty are either brutal. Hap and his new associates narrowly get away the cavernous underworld and make their solution to Lord Umber's bustling jewel of a harbor urban, Kurahaven.
as soon as there, Hap learns that Lord Umber is a unprecedented guy -- he's a service provider, adventurer, inventor, royal adviser, and chronicler of all issues tremendous and magical. yet Umber's accomplishments can't solution the query closest to the boy's center: who's Happenstance?
wanting to discover clues in his new, baffling atmosphere, Hap accompanies Umber on harmful and weird missions. yet Hap quickly learns that there are strong enemies contained in the state, and a ruthless murderer is sizzling on his path. confronted with many unknowns, Hap is familiar with something is bound: There's a cause Umber has selected him...if in basic terms he may perhaps be certain it.
P. W. Catanese's richly spun myth chronicles one boy's quest for solutions and wish in a global riddled by way of wisdom and gear corrupted.
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