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More informationNot that anyone would admit it was goblins. In Maddy Smith's world, Order rules. Chaos, old gods, Faëries, goblins, magic, glamours-all of these were supposedly vanquished centuries ago. But Maddy knows that a small bit of magic has survived. The "ruinmark" she was born with on her palm proves it-and makes the other villagers fearful that she is a witch (though she's helpful in dealing with the goblins-in-the-cellar problem).
But the mysterious traveler One-Eye sees Maddy's mark not as a defect but as a destiny. And Maddy will need every scrap that One-Eye can teach her about runes, cantrips, and glamours-every ounce of magic she can command-if she is to survive that destiny.