By Garth Nix
You'd imagine being a Prince in an enormous intergalactic empire will be approximately nearly as good because it will get. fairly whilst Princes are speedier, smarter, and enhanced than general people. let alone being as a rule immortal.
however it isn't as nice because it sounds. Princes must be demanding to kill—as Khemri learns the minute he turns into one—for they're regularly at risk. Their maximum risk? different Princes. each Prince desires to turn into Emperor, and the greatest solution to accomplish that is to kill, dishonor, or sideline any power competitor. There are ideas, yet as Khemri discovers, ideas could be bent or even damaged.
quickly Khemri is drawn into the hidden workings of the Empire and dispatched on a mystery undertaking. within the ruins of area conflict he meets a tender girl referred to as Raine, who demanding situations his view of the Empire, of Princes, and of himself.
yet Khemri is a Prince, or even if he desired to go away the Empire at the back of, there are forces that experience very certain plans for his destiny. . . .
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A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix