Closer to the Heart by Mercedes Lackey

Closer to the Heart

Herald Spy

Mercedes Lackey

fiction fantasy science science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced

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Mags was a Herald of Valdemar. But he had once lived the brutal life of a child slave. When he was Chosen by his Companion Dallen, his young life was saved, and he slowly adjusted to being well fed, educated, and treasured as a trainee in the Hera...
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funny 100%
lighthearted 100%
mysterious 100%
adventurous 50%
inspiring 50%
relaxing 50%
tense 50%


fast 66%
slow 33%

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