The namesake ebook is the first of the Grisha Trilogy and introduces us to the nation of Ravka (primarily based on Imperial Russia) the place a monstrous zone referred to as the Shadow Fold has been magically created to separate and terrorize the individuals, who at the moment are at civil warfare.
Our heroine, Alina Starkhov is an orphan conscripted to the military, the place she makes maps and pines over her attractive greatest buddy Mal. That’s, till she realizes that she has been holding a grand, mystical energy inside herself all these years, which may assist finish the Shadow Fold, and is scooped up to be skilled by a gaggle of lavishly endowed magicians referred to as Grisha.
However, as you will have guessed, this Cinderella story isn’t so simple as it sounds. So as to grasp her untamed presents, Alina has to go away the boy she secretly loves and has spent her life pining after. And, as she learns how to stay inside the intrigues of a brand new and elite world, she is concurrently being seduced by the Grisha’s shadowy and mysterious chief, the Darkling.
An ideal method to provoke your self into the Netflix fantasy journey, Shadow and Bone is on the market as a Kindle audio ebook, paperback or hardcover. You can too scoop up the total Shadow and Bone trilogy box set, together with Siege and Storm and Ruin and Rising, if you’d like to skip forward of the motion.