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As the least favored child, it was no surprise when Rivka's father selects her, at age six, to comply with the country's conscript law. Sent away to the military to be raised and trained, she struggles to keep from falling into an abyss of despair. Only when she adopts a new friend's dream of becoming a member of the elite Black Guard does she find a new reason to live.

Few make it into the Black Guard, but Rivka is determined. Yet when she makes it and is sent on her first mission, to protect a ruling family during a revolution, she discovers to her dismay that the Black Guard may not be as perfect as she had believed.

Thus, Rivka begins a journey that will change her and the Black Guard forever.

©2014 C. R. Daems (P)2019 C. R. Daems

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love c r daems this book is great looking forward to next book 4stars rateing

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  • 29-12-20

It's a tautology, redundancy, a reiterative motif!

This is a man who is not afraid to repeat himself. About a third of the way through the book, the main character found her statement to the world, and repeated it over and over and over and over.........

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  • 11-03-20

couldn't finish this

one of the very few audiobooks I've started that I decided I couldn't spend any more time on waiting for it to get good.

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  • 14-12-19

Pleasant book

This a series of short stories that relate to other basically due to the main character. It is a good read that the listener will enjoy hearing.